As seen on SA Live - Thursday, April 29, 2021

New Cambodian restaurant in San Antonio, style makeover + local gifts for Mom, Native Backyard

Give this tasty soup a try at Golden Wat, a new Cambodian restaurant in SA. (Dustin Paulos, Copyright 2021 by KSAT - All rights reserved.)

SAN ANTONIO – Today at 1 p.m., a style makeover and local gifts for Mom, how to bring native plants to your yard and a hot, new Cambodian restaurant serving up noodles off the Saint Mary’s Strip.

New restaurant Golden Wat is serving up Cambodian food that will warm your soul. Chef Pieter Sypesteyn, the mind behind NOLA here in San Antonio, shares a soup recipe showcasing his wife’s Cambodian-American culture.

Looking to do some gardening? Native Backyards drops some knowledge on why plants native to our area might be a wiser decision than plants imported from other places in the world.

Looking for a great gift for Mom? SA Live moms, Fiona and Jen, get a styling and closet editing session with C&J Atelier. You can book them for your mother - it’s a great gift she can use!

You can support local for Mother’s Day with the following gift ideas from Elsa Fernandez of Eye Candy Boutique:

1. For moms looking to set the mood for a luxury vacation - Vacay Vibes mini candle collection from Bree Nicole Co. Candles

2. For skincare lovers - Face polish from Kavi Cosmetix

3. For the nature-loving mom - Local flowers harvested from Garcia Street Urban Farm

4. For the mom who wants to enlighten her spirit - Our Lady of Guadalupe aluminum embossed wood cross from Thais Ann Boutique

5. For the mom who loves a good pun and a clean scent - Wax melts from Lanena Lynn

6. For the beauty enthusiast - Locally designed lip color by ELSEWEAR Cosmetics

7. For the fashionista - Statement fashion accessories from Eye Candy Boutique

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About the Author:

Diana Winters is a San Antonio-area native, Emmy award-winning and GLAAD-nominated journalist who loves the Alamo City. She is the executive producer of SA Live, creator of South Texas PRIDE and co-creator of Texas Eats.