San Antonio’s UNESCO City of Gastronomy Title Could Be Big Business


San Antonio Express News

Paul Stephen

Oct. 30th 2018

“In the years since receiving its designation in December 2015, Tucson has emerged as a powerful force drawing foodies to Southern Arizona, creating food service jobs at a rate eight times greater than its overall economy.

In San Antonio, stakeholders see the designation as significant part of San Antonio’s continued makeover as a great American food city, and there’s hope it will spur even more culinary tourism than our world-famous Tex-Mex cuisine already brings. There are hopes that the designation will mean an expanded food scene for locals, but as yet, there are few concrete plans for that.”

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