About ESA

In San Antonio, we make living an art form. At ESA, we know that our big city is a small town and more than ever we are defining ourselves as a community.

At ADI Media, we know that we are not successful unless our clients are successful. That is why we are delivering a unique marketing tool for our advertisers through print and digital products that is unlike any other.

ESA is a celebration of who we are as a community - an up and coming, tech driven, 300 year young city. ESA captures and embraces this progressive and sophisticated lifestyle in each our issues. It is the go-to source for the affluent and influential, on where to go and what to do in San Antonio and the surrounding areas. It is the most reputable source for local recommendations on the best of everything in the city from dining and shopping to culture and nightlife. Featuring the newest chefs, wine hot spots, home and architecture, art and event news, ESA has something for everyone.

Built on the shoulders of ADI Media’s rich history of 28 years in the publishing and advertising business, ESA will provide the advertisers with innovative ways to tell their story and extend their brand. Recognized as one of the top publishers in the nation for many years, ADI Media is a pro at creating products that are sought after by both the consumer and the business community while creating strong returns for the advertisers.

It has never been more important to deliver rich meaningful experiences for both our readers and advertisers. At ESA, our goal is to bring together consumers and sellers with deeper experiences through digital, mobile, social, and print. ​


Deep in the heart of Texas is a city exploding with state of the art tech and new business and Explore San Antonio is here to capture it all! Explore Houston has been a go-to resource for Houston for two decades, and we are excited to introduce you to a beautiful new format that has all the qualities our readers came to love as well as exciting new features, right here in San Antonio. Where we connect the residents of our community through a quarterly full color upscale magazine filled with dozens of articles that highlight the high-end lifestyle we are growing to love. Featuring award winning graphics and state-of-the-art print distribution, with first-class mailing and to the door hand delivery. Beyond print, each issue is complimented with monthly email campaigns, social media distribution, esamagazine.com and a mobile app, Explore San Antonio is a progressive advertising concept with a modern take on lavish San Antonio Living.

EXCITE! San Antonio is alive with an energy all it’s own, and Explore San Antonio captures that through vivid photography and complete coverage of all the happenings in and around town. From sports to fitness, coverage includes a full calendar of events of all that is happening in San Antonio. You will find business mixers, mommy meet-ups, college and professional sports, wineries, fishing spots, the list goes on and it’s all inside these pages.

ENGAGE! This is your go to guide for ritzy life in San Antonio. Whether you’re a native San Antonian or just moving in, Explore San Antonio has something for you. Newcomers can find details on schools, setting up home utilities, and even registering to vote. There are fabulous tips for party planning with an affluent flair, decorating, wedding planning, and more. While our children’s section, will have a detailed list of events for the little ones as well as mother’s day out programs and where to go for an extravagant family outing. You’ll even know the best place to take your dog along while you enjoy an afternoon meal at plush dog friendly restaurants.

ENTICE! Nothing says living in Texas more than our fine dining. So look for our dining section that will feature opulent treasures of our area, including where to find the best authentic Mexican you’ve ever tasted. But hey, Mexican is just the beginning! San Antonio is so rich with culture you’ll find fabulous food offerings from Cajun to Vietnamese and everything in between. Plus find full coverage of food events, which restaurants are child friendly and more! And for those of you that would just like stay in for the night, the recipes section will feature delicious Texas tapas your family will love. In each issue you’ll also discover a local community hero that tirelessly works to make the place we live so much better.

EXPLORE! San Antonio and you’ll find a publication just like the one that has won over the hearts of Houstonians for the last 20 years. We’ve grown with our readers, and partnering with this great city, consistently listening to their needs, adding and updating content to stay relevant and intriguing. So enjoy a copy, sip a cocktail and stay a while.



One of the first cities in America to be designated a Creative

City of Gastronomy by UNESCO, the branch of the United

Nations that designates World Heritage Sites, San Antonio is

recognized for good reason. Our city is uniquely positioned

with homegrown and transplanted culinary talent that

showcase their skill and influences pulling from the rich

heritages of Mexican, Spanish, German and French cultures.

Our robust culinary landscape is why our city has quickly

become a foodie haven.



Shaken or stirred, bubbly or infused, no matter your

preference ESA has it. From classic cocktail recipes to profiles

on popular local bartenders, spirits are our thing. From

Whiskey Business to the San Antonio Cocktail Conference, San

Antonio is the connoisseurs dream city.



San Antonio is historic. It's untamed and fairly unknown. It's

iconic, yet quaint. But more importantly, it's anything you want

it to be. Did you know that the Alamo really does have a

basement? That you can jet ski at one of our fine lakes in the

morning, and have a 5 star meal that night? So, come on!

Explore our beautiful city and discover what it is that makes

San Antonio so special.



Through compelling photography and in-depth storytelling,

ESA leads the design discussion in our marketplace. Our

readers are urbane, sophisticated and actively involved in the

design of their living environment. Architects, designers, artist,

and patrons alike have joined the ESA design board, poised to

fill our pages with best our area has to offer.



A melting pot of business, creatives and cultures, San Antonio

offers more than the history of the Alamo. It’s a city worth

exploring again and again.
In the past, the Alamo City was associated with history, culture,

tourism, and the riverwalk. But now, the best of San Antonio

lies between the inner resurgence, in the city’s southtown,

north central, east side, vibrant ethnic communities, and

cutting-edge culture that’s tempered by a hyper sense of




San Antonio is a mecca for luxury, fashion and lifestyle. With a

European vibe, merging many different cultures, it is a city that

demands a certain level of sophisticated style, unlike any you’ll

find in Texas. The Shops at La Cantera, one of the most

popular destinations for the fashion forward, boasts Neiman

Marcus, Tiffany, Lacoste, and Tory Burch to name a few.


Wellness involves more than physical fitness. Balance is the key

to living a healthy lifestyle. Wellness is the dynamic process of

becoming aware of and making choices that directly contribute

to one’s well being and that of the common good. It is the

integration of body, mind and spirit and the ongoing

development of one’s own meaning in life. San Antonio is at

the forefront of new programs and technologies to advance

and assist you in your pursuit of healthy living.


Ask any San Antonian and you'll find that our calendars are

always full. Between theater's greatest shows at The Majestic,

Tobin, and Empire, sports games of the world-famous San

Antonio Spurs and Missions, seasonal and food festivals galore

(including ones specifically honoring wine, garlic, and

strawberries), and of course our world famous Fiesta, you'll

find plenty to do, no matter when you're visiting. Winter brings

special events like tree-lighting ceremonies, holiday parades,

New Year's Eve fireworks, And yes, you'll be able to meet

Santa in front of the Alamo.


One of the world's major art centers, San Antonio is a place

where artists are equally at home working with the traditions of

their ancestors and experimenting with contemporary

techniques. But it's not just the visual artists who find their

muse in the Alamo city. Musicians, dancers, and chefs tap into

endless ways to express their creativity, too, contributing to a

rich blend of artistic activity. San Antonio is best known for its

exciting array of visual arts of Mexican American and Spanish

culture, but it's also a thriving center for performing arts, with

a steady offering of dance, music and theater events.


Prepare to be amazed at all there is to offer with San Antonio’s

art, theater and night life scene.

Discover historical sights and sounds in San Antonio’s many

theaters, celebrate the visual arts community and explore

factual tours in San Antonio's downtown streets. Are you

excited yet? On any given day — or night, you can find

everything from Live Music to edgy original plays at Tobin and

San Pedro Playhouse. Then take a stroll to The Pearl and catch

live Jazz by Doc Watson at Jazz Texas.


San Antonio offers unparalleled connectivity to U.S.,

hemispheric and global markets. Connectivity that brings

exciting collaboration of ideas that companies can leverage for

a competitive business advantage. We are the inceptive of

something remarkable, and we are already creating ideas that

can change the world. Innovation is flourishing throughout San

Antonio's Tech boom, as creative professionals, entrepreneurs

and investors take advantage of the area’s solid business

platform to launch collaborative new ventures.


With San Antonio becoming one of the fastest growing tech

destinations in the world, you can count on new exotic and

luxury car companies coming in to set up shop. Whether you're

buying a used AMG G Wagon at Mark Motors, or upgrading

your Challenger at Black Jack, you can definitely find what you

want in San Antonio.



No doubt on any given day, you'll find ads on TV and social

media for Thomas J. Henry, Jim Adler, and the 4s. But, those

are just a few of the incredible professional services you can

find right here in San Antonio. From Doctors, accountants, IT

to Taxes - ESA brings you the best San Antonio has to offer.


The Texas Hill Country, settled by Germans and Eastern

Europeans, has become a hot spot for wine connoisseurs.

Follow the Wine and Wildflower Trail in April or the Texas Wine

Month Trail in October to sample some of the award-winning

vintages produced by more than 30 regional wineries. Or just

enjoy the the idyllic Texas Hill Country, with its clear rivers and

abundant wildflowers that start just north of San Antonio and

offers recreation year-round, from hiking and biking to rock

climbing and cave tours.


The ESA real estate section captures the full range of the San

Antonio experience, from city dwellings to second homes,

from suburban abodes to vacation rentals. From the bustling

downtown lofts to the high end homes of Alamo Heights or

the coveted neighborhoods to the north such as The

Dominion, this is a town alive with style and class.


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