by Steven Doyle
This past weekend a large contingent of Dallas industry folks made their way south to San Antonio for the 3rd annual San Antonio Cocktail Conference. We will explore the various aspects of that adventure in next few days, and also share some of our extraneous treks off the River Walk, and deeper into the local’s eye view of what can make a glorious weekend in the Alamo City.
One of our favorite dining experiences was a superb brunch with the very delightful Katie McKee, the manager of a King William neighborhood restaurant, Liberty Bar. Ms. McKee was brimming with incredible tales of San Antonio history, especially when it came to the restaurant which is owned by Dwight Hobart. The first incarnation of Liberty bar was set in the historic Pearl District in a building owned by brewmaster Fritz Boehler, and built over 120 years ago. There, Boehler lived with his family on the second floor, and sold groceries below next to his bar, Liberty Schooner Saloon. Continue reading