July 2018

New York Times

The New York Times features San Antonio’s homage to Spain during the city’s tricentennial anniversary. Cuisine is an integral part of the historic Pearl’s summer-long celebration Ole, San Antonio and Chef John Brand of Hotel Emma’s Supper ensures his tapas embody Spanish authenticity.

July 2018

CultureMap San Antonio

CultureMap San Antonio names Supper one of the 8 tastiest San Antonio breakfast spots to brighten up your day. With dishes like a Scotch egg with green chorizo, cornbread, and crème fraîche; cheddar biscuits with house cured ham; and buttermilk pancakes with lemon curd, whipped ricotta, and blueberries, there’s something on Chef Brand’s menu that will leave you with a smile. 

April 2018

Chicago Tribune

The Chicago Tribune features San Antonio as home to 2018’s Final Four. Mentioning Hotel Emma as the “most soulful upmarket hotel in town” crediting the culinary classes, literary readings and Chef John Brand’s Supper as a master class in restraint. 

April 2018


The Pearl announces Olé San Antonio, a special summer programming in commemoration of San Antonio’s tricentennial anniversary. Hotel Emma is thrilled to participate with events, special menus, and more throughout all of our culinary properties, Supper, Sternewirth, and Larder. 

March 2018


Eater maps out ‘What to Do Between Meals in Texas’ for their readers and recommends Hotel Emma as “a dream stay” in San Antonio.