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Roar of the Crowd

Nov 18, 2015 By Texas Monthly

So Texans, it turns out, really like barbecue. Last month’s article on “The Top 25 New and Improved BBQ Joints in Texas” drew a lot of attention—and a fair amount of, ahem, heat. On Facebook the story quickly tallied more than one thousand likes, shares, and comments,…

Best Tacos: Rio Grande Valley

Nov 17, 2015 By Texas Monthly

Chilaquiles, Anita’s Cafe Type: Breakfast Rating: 4.25 Price: $1.79 Watching the tortilla lady at work in this little place, with its cheery rooster-themed decor, you feel like a guest in someone’s home. Best…

Best Tacos: Midland-Odessa

Nov 17, 2015 By Texas Monthly

Al Pastor, Taqueria Guadalajara Type: Classic Mexican Rating: 4.25 Price: $2 At this American Graffiti–meets–Mexico joint, the baskets of cinnamon-and-achiote-spiked tacos al pastor are even better with a dash of chile de árbol salsa. (Your…

Best Tacos: Amarillo

Nov 17, 2015 By Texas Monthly

Al Pastor, El Tejavan Type: Classic Mexican Rating: 4.75 Price: $8.99/platter Here in cattle country, it’s beef—not pork—that’s cooked al pastor. The well-marinated steak is elevated by simple cilantro, onions, and freshly made corn…

New Braunfels Sweepstakes

May 21, 2015 By TM Promotions and Texas Monthly

Three winners will receive one of three New Braunfels prize packages: Prize 1 Prize package for four includes a two-night stay at Canyon Lakeview resort, tubing at Rockin’ R River Rides, a wine tasting at Dry Comal Creek Vineyards, and admission to the New Braunfels Conservation…

Urban Cowboy Screening

May 14, 2015 By TM Promotions and Texas Monthly

Texas Monthly, in partnership with Alamo Drafthouse Cinema and Cavender’s, hosted a special screening of Urban Cowboy, the subject of the June cover story by senior editor John Spong. Before the film, Spong sat down with editor in chief Brian D. Sweany to chat about the behind-the-scene making of the movie,…