Fun Facts to share at the dining table

Well take SATX for 100. Who’s up for a little trivia?


Impress all your friends with a bit of SATX trivia.

Photo by SATXtoday team

Here’s something pretty nifty about SATX that you may not know: The 210 is home to the largest Mexican market outside of Mexico.

El Mercado shopping district at the Historic Market Square boasts an impressive collection of 100+ restaurants, artisanal shops, and fresh produce stands. We can easily spend hours exploring the three-block outdoor plaza. City Editor Iván can’t leave the market without paying a visit to Mi Tierra Cafe y Panaderia for some pan dulce to-go.

But that’s not all. Did you know that then Army Lieutenant and now former US President Dwight D. Eisenhower served as the St. Louis College — now St. Mary’s University — head football coach in 1916? Well, now you do.


Mamie Eisenhower and Dwight D. Eisenhower on the front steps of St. Louis Hall.

Did these two little-known facts blow your mind? Let us know. And feel free to break them out at the dining table over the holidays. Cheers, San Antonio.

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