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14 Sep. 2016

La Familia Cortez y Mi Tierra: Celebrating 75 Years as San Antonio’s Culinary, Cultural Gems

This year, La Familia Cortez Restaurants, which owns the iconic San Antonio restaurant, Mi Tierra Café & Bakery, turns 75 years old, and even now, beneath the technicolor Christmas lights and papeles picados strung across the eatery’s ceiling, three generations of la familia Cortez are preserving and growing their legacy established by the family patriarch, the late Pedro Cortez.

07 May. 2016

Meet SA’s First Family of Food

Angelica Cortez never planned on a career in her family’s restaurant business. But after a few years of living a different life on her own, she found her passion right back where she started — at MTC Inc., the company that operates Mi Tierra and other local favorites.

06 May. 2016

Keeping Up With The Cortezes

Even Michael Cortez, part of the growing family’s third generation, finds it challenging to map out everyone he is related to.