Holi-Dine on the River Walk Culinary Adventure Tour

Saturday, November 27, 2021



River Walk Culinary Adventure Tours Brought to you by Rio Magazine’s ‘Sip and Savor’ Writer, Kimberly Suta.

Explore San Antonio River Walk hot spots and best kept secrets with Kimberly Suta, the dedicated food and drink writer for Rio Magazine (the River Walk’s exclusive magazine) and co-creator of San Antonio culinary series, Homegrown Chef. Saturday, November 27th, 2021at 6 PM to 9 PM (approximately)

Holi-dine on the River Walk *Let’s explore the sparkling River Walk’s holiday lights and mouthwatering delights together on this specially curated dinner tour. Drinks & Dinner (A Progressive Culinary Adventure–Walking Tour)

Cost: $125 (Maximum of 26 people on tour)


First Stop:

Cocktails & Apps at Esquire Tavern’s Downstairs Bar

This first stop at the historic Esquire Tavern’s Downstairs Bar, located on the River Walk level, is known for their speakeasy vibe, craft cocktails and elevated bar eats. Cocktails (choose one): Classic Old Fashioned, Bexar Hug (Blanco Tequila, guava, fresh lime juice, sparkling wine) or a Holiday Cocktail. Appetizers (all): Beef Chalupita (with chipotle refried beans, sour cream chimichurri, white cheddar, salsa verde), Shrimp Cocktail & Deviled Eggs (free range eggs, candied pink peppercorns and cornichons).


Second Stop:

Main Course at Paesanos Riverwalk (Entrées Individually Plated)

Get ready for a scrumptious and hearty dinner at upscale Italian restaurant, Paesanos, a popular staple in San Antonio for over 50 years! Dinner Includes: Warm House Bread, Iced Tea and your choice of their classic Shrimp Paesano (with spaghetti and lemon butter garlic), Chicken Parmigiana (with spaghetti, tomato sauce and cheese), Veal Marsala (with mushrooms and fettuccine) or Mushroom All’ Arrabbiata (a vegetarian and gluten-free option of portobella mushrooms, kalamata olives, artichoke hearts, zucchini, squash, basil pesto and spicy tomato sauce).

Third Stop:

Dessert at Kilwins Chocolate Shop

We cap off the tour with a final stop at one of San Antonio’s finest chocolate shops, located just off the River Walk in Alamo Plaza, a few minutes walk from the Alamo. This confectionery is known for their handmade hot chocolate, truffles, ice cream and so much more! Dessert Includes: Choose Your Own Dessert! After a short introduction from the owner about the history and Kilwins confectionery favorites, you’ll be set free to explore all the exciting sweets and find your favorite!At this point, the tour is concluded.


We call them adventures because Kimberly takes you on excursions that include curated progressive dinners, such as the Holi-dine tours. Keep an eye out for other up coming culinary adventures, such as Margarita Mayhem & Taco Two-Steppin’, Luxury & Leisure, Bar Hopping on the River (without falling in!), Dessert Decadence and more. Our tours include private VIP introductions at the venues, a little bit of River Walk and San Antonio history, and A LOT of FUN! Also, don’t hesitate to ask about a River Walk Culinary Adventure Tour designed specifically for your own private party of 10 or more. Email sutapants@gmail.com to inquire about this or ask any other questions.

Kimberly A. Sutahas been a professional food and travel writer for almost 10 years for publications/media including Rio Magazine, USA Today 10 Best and Texas Living Magazine. She’s also the co-creator of San Antonio culinary series and catering company, Homegrown Chef. Her documentary on San Antonio’s culinary scene, San Antonio: An Edible Renaissance won an award through the San Antonio Film Festival. She is also the owner of publicity, marketing and film production company, Sutapants Productions.She is so excited to introduce new friends to the edible wonders San Antonio’s River Walk has to offer