A Tribute to San Antonio’s Greatest Restaurant
Even on this, our twelfth snow day, my thoughts can’t help but turn to spring time. While I have yet to experience a Kentucky spring, when I think of spring in San Antonio I think of La Fonda on Main.
While living on your own farm and cooking most of you own food is awesome, there is something to be said about the ability to tuck in to a glorious urban oasis and dine exceptionally well. If you find yourself in San Antonio anytime soon please follow these simple instructions.
First, get in your car and drive to La Fonda. Second, ask the hostess for a table on the patio. After you are seated immediately order one of two drinks, either a top self margarita with Patron and Cointreau on the rocks, no salt, or a frozen cactus pear margarita. Either one is an acceptable choice. As you wait for your drink converse happily with your friends and enjoy the gentle breeze and tropical surroundings of the patio. When the waiter returns with your drinks and asks to take your order DO ask about and seriously consider the specials, then go with your gut and order something as wonderful as the Mexican Cobb Salad, or the Pari Pollo, or any of the enchilada dishes, or literally any item on the menu as they are all spectacular. Remember to treat yourself to some chips and queso while the chef prepares your meal. If, by some miracle, you still have room in your tummy after your entree, then without a doubt try the Tres Leches cake. Then order a coffee or another drink and enjoy time well spent with friends until long after the sun has gone down. If you are fortunate enough to live in San Antonio, engage in this ritual weekly or bi-weekly. You’ll be glad you did.