James Castillo

Meet James Castillo, a native San Antonian and the lead content curator for San Antonio Special. With a deep-seated love for his city, James brings a local’s insight and a storyteller’s flair to the table.

His journey began in the vibrant corridors of Market Square, where he grew up helping at his family’s artisan shop. This early exposure to the city’s cultural mosaic instilled in him a passion for exploration.

James ventured far and wide across San Antonio, from attending vibrant festivals to savoring every local dish he could find. His adventures became stories, and these stories became guides that now help both locals and visitors discover the soul of San Antonio. With an eye for the extraordinary and a palate for the delicious, James’s writings are your key to experiencing the city like never before.