- Courtesy of Giant Noise
- Bakery Lorraine's peppermint macaron
Bakery Lorraine // The ever-growing local bakery chain has desserts covered for your holiday parties. Bakery Lorraine will have pies, Buches de Noel and limited edition holiday-themed macaron boxes available for special order. Special macaron flavors include peppermint, eggnog, gingerbread and more. Pies will be available in house-roasted pumpkin and Jack Daniel's pecan, while the Buches de Noel include vanilla mousse, cherry compote and chocolate sponge soaked with kirsch syrup. Place your orders before Thursday, December 20 to guarantee these treats on Christmas Eve. Multiple locations, bakerylorraine.com.
Cappy's // This Broadway mainstay is holding special brunch hours for the holidays. Swing by Cappy's for the usual brunch happenings from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Reservations aren't required but are definitely recommended, especially with the holiday. 5011 Broadway, (210) 828-9669, cappysrestaurant.com.
- Courtesy of Giant Noise
- Davila's smoked turkey
El Colegio // Located inside the Omni La Mansión del Rio RiverWalk, El Colegio will feature six holiday cocktail reimagined from classic holiday cookies. From sugar cookies to chocolate crinkles, getting boozy has never been so sweet. 112 College Street, (210) 518-1000, omnihotels.com.
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- Kody Melton
- Esquire's traditional egg nog
Las Canarias // The restaurant inside the Omni La Mansión del Rio RiverWalk will host a lavish Christmas meal, offering both brunch and dinner options. Brunch will run 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Christmas Day with made-to-order omelets, cheese and charcuterie boards and the traditional ham and turkey. For dinner, Las Canarias will go the seafood route, while also offering carved meats. Save room for dessert, there will be yule logs and eggnog milkshakes. 112 College Street, (210) 518-1063, omnihotels.com.
Meadow Neighborhood Eater & Bar // The still-new eatery is going all out for the holiday. Meadow will host a Santa Brunch on Sunday, December 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. On top of holiday cocktails like Hot Toddy, bourbon eggnog and cranberry mimosas, parents can enjoy the usual brunch menu while little ones get their pictures with Santa Claus and decorate sugar cookies. Couples can opt for something a bit more elevated and stop by the pre-fixe dinner on Christmas Eve, from 5 to 8 p.m. Those who want to have Meadow prepare an at-home holiday dinner can place an order for the 10-person meal with ham, roasted Brussel sprouts, mashed potatoes, roasted root vegetables, dinner rolls and more. Order by Thursday, December 20. Reservation required, 555 W Bitters Road #110, (210) 481-4214, meadowsanantonio.com.
Supper // Nestled inside Hotel Emma, Supper will host a Christmas Eve dinner from 5 to 10 p.m. Chef John Brand has curated an exclusive menu centered around the bronzino, or European bass. Holiday-inspired sides will round out the menu. 136 East Grayson Street, (210) 448-8351, supperatemma.com.
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