Wednesday, June 14, 2023

Pearl puts San Antonio in national spotlight with USA
TODAY 10 Best Nominations for Best Farmers Market and
Best Food Hall

– Daily voting now open through Monday, July 3 –

SAN ANTONIO – (June 14, 2023) Pearl is proud to announce that two of the tenants on the property have been nominated for the 2023 USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. Potluck Hospitality’s Pearl Markets and Food Hall at Bottling Department are both nominated in their respective categories for “Best Farmers Market” and “Best Food Hall.” Joining Pearl in this year’s list of 10Best nominees is Historic Market Square in downtown San Antonio for Best Public Market. 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards highlight the best of the best in contests covering categories such as destinations, food and drink, hotels, and things to do. Nominees in all categories are submitted by a panel of experts.

“This is one of the best compliments we can receive and we want to thank our community and visitors for once again putting Pearl on this list and shining the national spotlight on Pearl’s Farmers Market and Food Hall at Bottling Department,” says CEO Mesha Millsap. “We invite the public, our associates and visitors to vote every day through July 3rd as we give San Antonians more reason to be proud of our community, our food culture and our people.”

“We are thrilled to see San Antonio represented on this year’s 10Best list of nominees,” says Mayor Ron Nirenberg. “Both Pearl and Market Square are two of some of our city’s most beloved destinations within our beautiful city, and we hope the voters will come out in full force to demonstrate our pride of place.”

Voting is open now and ends on Monday, July 3rd. The public can vote once per day, per category at as well as Best Farmers Market and Best Food Hall.

To follow live voting action (and discover the most active campaigns for award categories), follow USA TODAY 10Best at Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest.

About Pearl

Pearl is a dynamic neighborhood built around the historic Pearl Brewery, located just north of downtown San Antonio on the banks of the San Antonio River. Pearl is home to architecturally significant buildings like the brewhouse and stable—both built in 1894—and numerous plazas.

Today, Pearl is home to dozens of unique culinary concepts, one-of-a-kind retail, weekend markets, residential communities, innovative office tenants, the San Antonio campus of the Culinary Institute of America, and the award-winning Hotel Emma. Pearl is a vibrant district where the community gathers to play, work, and live; it is a place where things are made and celebrated with purpose and sincerity. Learn more Stay connected with Pearl on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok.

About Potluck Hospitality

Founded in 2022, Potluck Hospitality conceives, operates, manages, and partners on culinary and experiential brands in San Antonio, TX. Potluck Hospitality concepts include Best Quality Daughter, Brasserie Mon Chou Chou, Carriqui, Food Hall at Bottling Department., Full Goods Diner, Ladino, Pearl Markets, and Stable Hall (coming 2023). Potluck’s team is made up of chefs, designers, strategists in culture-crafting, brand, and finance that all share a love of food and gathering. Potluck Hospitality’s name pays tribute to memorable experiences with great food, great music, and great company–where everyone has something to contribute. Being together, sharing meals, and communally experiencing music is elemental to what it means to be human. For more information on Potluck Hospitality visit


Pearl Markets

Food Hall at Bottling Department

Lisa M. Martin

(210) 381-2206


Natalia Prieto