Go Green this St. Patrick’s Day with these Green Dishes
March is the season to go green, and no, we aren’t talking recycling (although that’s important, too!). We are talking about ways you can add some green to your tummy. San Antonio has an extraordinary culinary scene, and it’s constantly growing. This month we share with you the best green flavored and colored dishes that you can savor on St. Patrick’s Day. This is the perfect excuse to eat green, drink green and wear green.
122 Nogalitos St, San Antonio, TX 78204
Green dish suggestion: Pistachio pizza at Il Forno is the best way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. This delicious pizza features homemade ricotta, pistachios, citrus and its special pesto that makes the pizza explode with flavor. Who said going green could be this easy? Besides using organic and local produce, Il Forno is constantly thinking of ways it can continue to be sustainable. Its special pesto is made out of organic basil stems that make the flavors deeper and sharper than your average pesto.
152 E Pecan St #102, San Antonio, TX 78205
Green dish suggestion: Kimura’s green appetizers will have you wishing St. Patrick’s Day was every day. Whether you’re eating the Cucumber Sunomono, Charred Shishito Peppers or Grilled Bok Choy, these vegetarian starters will make you want to order them all and not share. After appetizers, order the Green Lady, a perfectly balanced green cocktail to pair with every dish at Kimura.
1012 S Presa St, San Antonio, TX 78210
Green dish suggestion: Want to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day early? Come to Bite and savor its famous Chilaquiles Benedict for brunch this weekend. Bite’s unique twist on the ordinary eggs Benedict involves eggs served on a bed of lightly fried tortillas that are covered in a homemade green sauce.
So this March 17th, be sure to eat some green at these San Antonio hot spots, wear green so as not to get pinched and remember to recycle!