Restaurants and Food
San Antonio is home to some of the greatest Tex-Mex restaurants in the state. Rosario’s is just one of many restaurants worth trying with several locations around San Antonio. They have a wonderful selection of Mexican dishes and great there Margaritas and salsas were rated best in San Antonio.
If you are looking for a great BBQ, Rudys BBQ Country store is worth taking a visit with several locations around town.
Cost of living
The cost of living in San Antonio, Texas is 2% lower than average in Texas and 9% lower than the nation’s average. San Antonio, Texas housing is 18% cheaper than the United States average.
The Median price for a home is $305,000 which has increased year after year at 8.9%
The Shops at La Cantera is the biggest shopping mall in San Antonio. It has over 160 stores including Neiman Marcus, Dillards, Macy’s, Nordstrom, Express, and the Gap.
You can also enjoy fine dining and cocktails at Perrys Steakhouse, Whiskey Cake Kitchen and Bar, Yardhouse, and Bar Louie
Another popular shopping destination that’s only five minutes away from La Cantera mall is the Rim which currently has over 100 stores to choose from like Best Buy, Target, Saks Off Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom Rack, JC Penny, and Bass Pro Shop.
The Rim is also home to one of the biggest movie theaters in San Antonio which is the Santikos Palladium IMAX. You have a wide variety of new movies to choose from.
San Antonio experiences year-round weather. The median temperatures range from 50° in January to the 95s mid-year,. The hottest summer months are July and August, with daily temperatures above 90°. We get below-freezing temperatures at least 20 times during the fall and winter months.
We do not get hurricanes, but we get plenty of rain from May to September. It hardly ever snows, but we were hit with a snowstorm last year which left a lot of people without power.
Employment in San Antonio has increased over 9,000 from August to over 1 million, and by 33,563 from a year ago.
The leisure and hospitality industry — is a big part of San Antonio’s economy that employs 13% of the San Antonio’s workforce. The city is also home to three major Military bases such as Randolph Airforce base, Ft Sam Houston Army Base, and Lackland Airforce base.
Companies such as Toyota, USAA, HEB, Wells Fargo, and Rackspace employ a huge workforce.