After a national spotlight was cast on Emilia Flores’s coat donation program, an expletive-drenched letter arrives at her taqueria.
This small El Paso restaurant offers a sense of home and a connection to the past in a most creative way.
Jorge Rojo, chef-owner of Ro-Ho Pork & Bread in San Antonio, left the practice of law behind for the crusty exterior and cushion-soft interior of the birote sourdough bread typical of his hometown, Guadalajara in the Mexican state of Jalisco. The 46-year-old’s early study in baking was of the practical,…
If life takes you to Hollywood, there are some places that can help you miss Texas less.
The San Antonio stalwart, known for its creative Tex-Mex tacos, evokes a long-gone Texas Monthly favorite with this offering.
In addition to my tacos of the week, these dishes from both sides of the border stand out.
These new brews had a big impact and reflected craft-beer trends across the state.
The migas taco might be all the rage, but this open-face tortilla delight is the secret star of the North Austin location.
Inspired by the flags that have flown over Texas, we've picked some celebratory bubbles from around the world (and from here).
The expert beef preparation was a nice surprise at this Breckenridge breakfast-and-lunch spot.
The right retailers can help you find the perfect bargain or blowout bottle. Here are our favorites across the state, along with their recommendations for the season.
How to wear your love for tacos on your sleeve, your feet, or even on a fanny pack.
The former Austinite follows up her award-winning "The Jemima Code" with a cookbook of African American recipes.
Get the roux you want in a shorter amount of time by living dangerously with the "burn" notice on your appliance.
On the National Podcast of Texas, the El Paso native and celebrity chef on the tradition and future of Mexican food, immigration, and #metoo.
Poblanos, cauliflower, kale, and other delights have the starring role in these inventive offerings.
After years of successful pop-ups in Dallas, chef Justin Holt opens a spot that's an homage to these two Japanese dishes.
A Waxahachie institution serves a great version of the South Texas specialty.
Four star bartenders from around the state offer up recipes for delicious tipples and creative mocktails.
An Austin bar and record shop is cranking out wonderful additions to the city’s tortilla scene.
The recently opened Tex-Mex restaurant from chef Omar Flores has a few surprises among the classic offerings. One in particular is a must-try.
A tradition of the indigenous Otomí people of Mexico is growing in popularity north of the border.
The fried treat scarcely found outside San Antonio isn’t officially on the menu, but it’s worth inquiring about.
The El Paso native and celebrity chef is coming home in support of his new memoir, ‘Where I Come From.’
Celebrate this holiday season with the one thing that brings all communities together—food. From the history of tamales at Christmas, to the perfect wine to pair with each dish, to a bevy of Instant Pot recipes and a Christmas tree made of best wurst, this holiday collection from Texas Monthly and our partner H-E-B is sure to inspire. Happy holidays!
Zavala’s Barbecue’s weekday morning alter ego makes a signature taco even better than the joint’s original.
There is no answer to this question.
Heim Barbecue’s magically sweet and savory cubes are fast becoming as beloved as bacon.
The state's vintners offer some solid and delightful choices to pair with your Thanksgiving feast.
The James Beard Award finalist behind Austin’s Odd Duck, Barley Swine, and Sour Duck Market publishes a cookbook as restaurant yearbook.
The original ranch-to-table restaurant shares its Texas spin on comfort food classics.
When eating here, you can do far more with your money than enjoy great food and drinks.
We review more than sixty restaurants each month. Here’s a peek at what’s new!
Almost nothing is as it seems at the new Spanish restaurant from the team behind BCN Taste & Tradition.
No matter which version you choose—margarita, chipotle, or grapefruit—it's delightfully easy to make.
The tortillas de harina at this Brownsville restaurant are amazing, but just one is more than enough.
A brief history of the costra, a Mexico City delight that's finally gaining traction across the state.
At his weekly pop-up in Houston, Eddie Ortiz serves tender brisket wrapped in a shell of griddled cheese.
And they seem fine with it?
The new restaurant builds its menu around one of the hottest trends in Texas barbecue.
As Roberto Espinosa and Eric Wilkerson mark the Austin institution's milestone anniversary this week, they look back on how it all began.
If ever an island paradise were represented in a single dish, this taqueria special might be it.
In "Kid Food," writer Bettina Elias Siegel discusses the challenges of ensuring that today’s children are eating nutritious diets.
Plus, a Houston beer garden, a Frisco soft serve shop, and a chilling horror flick.
I might have come in last place, but I learned a lot while walking in the woods of San Antonio during El Taco Loco.
I tried 16 varieties to see which big chain offers the tastiest companion to fries and chicken nuggets.
Why the McRib is more respectable than those new smoked brisket sandwiches at other big chains.
A northern Mexican specialty gets a Mexico City twist in Central Texas.
On this week’s National Podcast of Texas, the hosts of the El Rey series discuss the remarkable ways this humble dish brings people together.
The quickest of comfort foods is the perfect dish for chillier weather.