Very New American Cuisine on the San Antonio Riverwalk

Very New American Cuisine on the San Antonio Riverwalk

Very New American Cuisine on the San Antonio Riverwalk

Category: Fine Dining

San Antonio Riverwalk Restaurant Offers “Traveling Taste Buds” – Delayed Departure to Spain

San Antonio Riverwalk Restaurant Offers “Traveling Taste Buds”

Every once in a while, your flight gets delayed, but it’s all part of the big adventure! While we are getting a late start to our July Traveling Taste Buds Series, the Biga team is excited to announce our departure to Spain. July is traditionally the month when the San Fermin Running of the Bulls Festival takes place. Just because it’s canceled for 2021 doesn’t mean we can’t dive into the region’s culinary recipes and savory dishes. 

San Antonio restaurant takes you to Spain with some featured menu items

Join us as we partake in culinary traditions, sample Spanish cuisine, and celebrate the Running of the Bulls. This culinary journey requires no passports, luggage, or plane tickets. Instead, grab a ride on a Go Rio cruise boat and meet us at Biga on the Banks for a travel-free culinary adventure on the San Antonio River Walk! 

Our Spanish menu will be available all month long!

Savor Spanish-inspired Dishes, Drinks, and Desserts 

This month’s Traveling Taste Buds menu features 1 starter, 1 soup, 1 entree, 2 sweet desserts, and 1 classic cocktail. Try them all for a complete experience or pair with other a la carte menu items to choose your own adventure. Our Spanish menu is available for dine-in, curbside, and delivery for the entire month of July. 

Let’s toast to the (postponed) Running of the Bulls with a drink…  

Spanish Gin and Tonic

$13

Next, we invite you to taste mouth-watering Spanish dishes…  

Sherry Glazed Texas Quail

bacon, lentil, purple hull pea stew

$15

Tomato & Cucumber Gazpacho

creme fraiche, truffled caviar

$9

Whole Roasted Rainbow Trout

white bean puree, eggplant confit, romesco sauce 

$36/18

Finally, indulge in Spanish desserts! 

Arroz con Leche 

almond cookie, roasted plums

$11

Creme Catalana

amaretto cherries, Marcona almond shortbread

$11

Our Spanish menu is only available during July. 

Make Your Reservation Today

Take Your Experience Home with Delivery and Curbside

Let your taste buds transport you!

Stay tuned for future Traveling Taste Buds itineraries.

 

Traveling Taste Buds – Now Boarding to China

This month, Biga is taking you from your favorite San Antonio RiverWalk restaurant to the Great Wall for Chinese New Year. Join us as we celebrate the year of the ox with sweet and savory dishes from China. This journey to the other side of the world requires no passports, luggage, or plane tickets. Just meet us at the River Walk and bring your taste buds for our travel-free culinary tour! 

Celebrate the Chinese New Year at your favorite San Antonio RiverWalk Restaurant         freepik

Savor Chinese-inspired Drinks, Appetizers, and Desserts

The Chinese New Year celebration is a time to celebrate good fortune, luck, and happiness. It is customary to wear red to welcome in the year and ward away negative energy and evil spirits. It’s also traditional to gather around the table for a meal with family and friends. We will be exploring the holiday with our new Traveling Taste Buds menu featuring 3 appetizers, 1 sweet dessert, and 1 classic cocktail. Taste them all for a complete tour or pick and choose your own adventure on our a la carte menu. 

Let’s start the new year with a drink…  

Jade Panda

Vodka, Licor 43, matcha green tea, toasted sesame simple syrup, lemon juice  

Next, we invite you to taste all the flavors of the Chinese New Year… 

Szechuan Scallop

served on chilled canton noodles with a tangy scallion soy sauce

$12 

2 Crispy Egg Rolls 

featuring braised chicken and sweet chili sauce

$9 

Stir-fried Beef and Broccoli 

with a Mongolian sauce 

$10 

Finally, indulge in a New Year’s dessert! 

Cheesecake Won-Tons

with plum sauce 

$11

This exclusive vacation for your Taste Buds is only available during February. Don’t wait ‘til the last minute to book your travel plans! Make a reservation today

When traveling is not an option, let your taste buds transport you!

Stay tuned for future travel itineraries!

 

Traveling Taste Buds – Now Boarding to Italy at Our San Antonio RiverWalk Restaurant!

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Traveling Taste Buds – Now Boarding to Italy at Our San Antonio RiverWalk Restaurant!

Traveling Taste Buds – Now Boarding to Italy  

RiverWalk restaurant features Italian items for Traveling Taste Buds series through January

It’s time to get ready for the first trip of 2021! This journey requires no passports, luggage, or early airport arrivals. Meet us on the San Antonio River Walk, and make sure your taste buds are ready because we’re taking a culinary journey through the flavors of Italy. 

Our latest Traveling Taste Buds menu features rich Italian flavors as we celebrate the tradition of Befana. Put down the guidebooks and pick up the menus because it is time to book your tables and start the tour. 

Savor Italian-inspired Drinks, Appetizers, and Desserts 

In Italian folklore, Befana is an old woman who delivers gifts to children on Epiphany Eve. She sounds a lot like Santa Clause. However, these gifts are tastier than sugar cookies and candy canes. Make sure you’ve been good this year because you won’t want to miss these delicious starters, sweet dessert, and classic cocktail. 

As we embark on our journey, your taste buds will be greeted with a cocktail…  

Classic Negroni

Start the Epiphany celebration with an Italian classic. 

Gin, Campari, Sweet Vermouth 

Next, we invite you to sample the local fare through an array of appetizers designed to share… 

Antipasto Platter for 2 

Savor the finer things in life, like charcuterie with a view. 

Cured Ham, Italian Salami, Fontina, Artichokes, Chili Marinated Mushrooms, Pepperoncini, Olives, Roasted Tomatoes, Bocconcini with Roast Peppers

Tagliatelle Pasta Puttanesca

A dish that is simply perfect for sharing (or not). 

Anchovies, Roasted Garlic, Tomatoes, Capers, Red Pepper Flakes, Herbs, Grilled Bread 

Pizzetta

Small pizza, big flavors. 

Italian Sausage, Roasted Red Peppers, Mushrooms, Zucchini, Mozzarella, Parmesan, Pizza Sauce, Herbs  

Finally, complete the trip with the perfect souvenir – dessert! 

Honey Struffoli 

This tower of treats is sweet and sharable. 

Candied Lemon, Orange Zest, Nonpareils 

This exclusive vacation for your Taste Buds is only available during January. Don’t wait ’til the last minute to book your travel plans! Make a reservation today

Stay tuned for future travel itineraries! 

 

Fine Dining Menu For Restaurant Week

August is coming and so is our fine dining menu for RESTAURANT WEEK!

Starting August 12 through August 26th join us for Culinaria’s Restaurant Week where local restaurants offer 3 course dinners for only $35!  (Fine dining menu options at $35, more casual concepts will offer $25 menus.  Go to CulinariaSA.org for more informatioFine Dining Menu $35!n.)

Here’s how the menu is shaping up…

Restaurant Week Menu: January 15th-January 29th

3 courses $45

Add Wine Pairings 3 course $25 / Premium Wine Pairings: 3 course $60

$2 included for donation to Culinaria. Items on this menu are subject to change based on availability.

Choose one item in each course…
Course 1
Turkey tortilla soup with queso Blanco & pico   

Romaine Hearts,Chipotle Caesar dressing, avocado, croutons & parmesan tuile

Pork Pot Stickers (3), red currant Chile sauce, 5-flavor oil

 Messaged kale & shaved fennel salad, Texas citrus, almonds, roasted sweet potatoes, shallot vinaigrette

Course 2

Pan Seared Salmon, Creamy clam and potato “chowder” sauce with bacon, sauteed Swiss chard, capers & dill  

Spiced Pork Schnitzel, warm potato salad, pear & fennel slaw, remoulade

Green Chile Wagyu Burger brioche bun, cheddar, lettuce, tomato, aioli, pommes frites

Mustard Crusted Australian Lamb Rack*, cheesy Texas grits, Rebecca Creek goat feta, baby carrots, mushroom veal reduction

*Supplement charge $10*

Quinoa & Lentil Stuffed Vegan Cabbage Roll, oven-roasted carrots & squash, red wine tomato puree

Course 3

Apple Bread Pudding, brandy-rosemary ice cream, blackberry compote

Walnut Brownie, salted caramel Biga crunch ice cream, chocolate fudge sauce

 

We are happy to accommodate allergies but hope to keep substitutions to a minimum.
Culinaria’s Restaurant Week is a promotional menu & cannot be combined with any other offers/discounts.

If you’d like to be informed about special events, promotions and deals at Biga,

 share your email with us & we’ll make sure you’re in the know!

Culinaria’s Restaurant Week January 16-21!

Culinaria's Restaurant Week

Restaurant Week is a great way to experience fine dining at your favorite riverwalk restaurants and others in the San Antonio area!

The chef’s are still making some last minute adjustments on the menu but here is how it is shaping up so far…

Restaurant Week January 16th-21st, 2017

3 Course Menu $35 benefiting Culinaria.

Course One

Berkwood Farms Berkshire Pig Head Soup with cabbage, paprika, and bacon fat croutons

Red Snapper and Lump Crab Ceviche with aqua de chile, avocado and Peruvian corn

Lamb “Corn Dogs”, pickled beets and spiced tomato  (additional dog  $2)

Mushroom and Gruyere Pierogi with brown butter and greens

Chicken Fried Oysters with squid ink pasta, pancetta, Swiss chard, mustard hollandaise (additional oyster $3)

Artisan Cheeses with Marcona almonds, walnut date cake and quince paste  ($5 supplement)

Baby Romaine Lettuce with buttermilk fried ½ quail, tomato, jalapeno ranch dressing

Grapefruit Salad of hydro greens, lardons, avocado, blue cheese and walnut vinaigrette

Having a hard time choosing?  Don’t stress about it.  Choose an additional item from the Course One list for $10.

Course Two

St. Louis Pork Ribs with baked navy beans, braised winter greens, pickled sour apples and BBQ sauce

Szechuan Peppered Beef Tenderloin, parmesan home fries, baby arugula and pickled mushrooms

Sautéed Texas Gulf Prawns and saffron potatoes, Spanish chorizo parsley broth and grilled sourdough

Seared Duck Breast, sweet potato gnocchi, spinach and duck jus

White Bean Puree, Spanish rice, oven roasted beets, baby carrots, poblano cream sauce

Seared Red American Snapper, smoky beet mole, charred plantains, sesame and tomatillo sauce

Course Three

Salted Caramel and Peanut Molten Chocolate Cake

Apple Pie Bread Pudding

Sticky Toffee Pudding

RESERVATIONS are a good idea.  (210)225-0722

For more information on other restaurants participating in Restaurant Week go to http://culinariasa.org/san-antonio/restaurant-week-2/