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    Explore our restaurants and eateries and order online for pickup or delivery.
  • Shop
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  • Weekend Market
    A San Antonio institution. Order ahead for curbside pickup, or come see us in person.
  • Live
    Be a part of the action. Learn about the residential options at Pearl.
  • Work
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  • Stay
    Come stay at the award-winning Hotel Emma, the flagship for Pearl’s culinary and cultural community.
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    Pearl is home to the the San Antonio campus of the Culinary Institute of America.
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The latest features, stories, and reviews from both the news media and Pearl.

Featured News

Hiatus Spa + Retreat at Pearl Makes San Antonio Magazine's “Best of the City” 2021 List

Feb 24,2021

San Antonio Magazine unveils their best Shopping + Services list for 2021, and Hiatus Spa + Retreat made the list.

Pearl News


Hiatus Spa + Retreat at Pearl Makes San Antonio Magazine’s “Best of the City” 2021 List

Feb 24, 2021

San Antonio Magazine unveils their best Shopping + Services list for 2021, and Hiatus Spa + Retreat made the list.

Brasserie Mon Chou Chou Review in SA Current

Feb 02, 2021

“ appears that Brasserie Mon Chou Chou is poised to become a sweetheart on the San Antonio dining scene. With the guidance of consummate food pros Philippe Placé and Laurent Rea, this should not come as a surprise.”

Come For the Food, Stay To See the Art

Feb 01, 2021

Kathleen Petty writes in San Antonio Magazine about how artist Jennifer Ling Datchuk hopes diners who step foot into Pearl's Best Quality Daughter are welcomed not just by the aroma of chef Jennifer Hwa Dobbertin’s menu, but also by the art in front of them.

How Bakery Lorraine Became One of SA’s Most Successful Bakeries

Jan 04, 2021

The San Antonio Business Journal highlights the talented trio behind Bakery Lorraine, which they describe as “one of San Antonio’s most successful bakeries.”

New Restaurants, Green Space, Parking Coming to Pearl in 2021

Dec 29, 2020

In anticipation of an influx of people, the Pearl is making big moves, not only by bringing in more restaurants but also by making architectural changes, such as turning a parking lot into a green space.

Pearl Included in Best Things to Do in San Antonio

Nov 30, 2020

USA Today’s 10Best travel guide listed Pearl as one of the Best Things to Do in December in San Antonio, calling it “one of San Antonio's premier destinations for dining, shopping and sight-seeing.” While it is a destination year-round, there is something extra special about Pearl around the holidays.

How Two Pearl Businesses Switched Gears to Stay Afloat

Nov 15, 2020

In this episode of KENS 5’s Commerce Street podcast, hear from two Pearl businesses who have met the challenges brought on by the pandemic with creativity and innovation. Ayse Derman, Creative Director at Niche, and Edward Casey, Manager and Beverage Leader at High Street Wine Company, discuss how they pivoted their businesses in the wake of COVID restrictions to better serve their customers safely and creatively.

Ask the CIA: How to scale down your Thanksgiving dinner in 2020

Nov 11, 2020

From the San Antonio Express-News, "Ask the CIA" feature, CIA Managing Director April Goess offers some tips for a petite Thanksgiving celebration that might be lighter on turkey, but not on tradition.

A Fresh Take on Caribbean Food

Oct 15, 2020

While Mi Roti works to present a holistic approach to Caribbean food, chef Nicola Blaque says the concept began by looking at what hadn’t yet been offered in the Bottling Dept. at Pearl.

Culinary Institute of America San Antonio Students Return to Campus Amid Pandemic

Jul 17, 2020

The Culinary Institute of America San Antonio (CIA) welcomed students back to campus in July 2020, offering a combination of in-person and online classes to allow for more flexibility due to COVID-19.

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