The iconic dish takes myriad forms, including a sixteen-foot giant (available across Texas) and a tamale sandwich.
At this old-school spot, you could get your dusty pickup washed while munching on a taco or an omelet.
The Dallas Viet-Mex joint serves up one-of-a-kind delights, from boba horchata to a burrito stuffed with pho fixings.
A Texas Monthly investigation.
From dousing a fire to fund-raising for a chef's medical bills and hosting pop-ups, this group is changing the city's competitive dining culture.
Don’t miss the Hummus a la Mexicana.
The tacos at Naco’s Mexican Eatery are some of the best I've tried this year—and they’re refreshingly simple.
Plus: Tacodeli is opening a “cousin restaurant” in West Austin, and Filipino tacos are trending.
Surprising dishes—bulgogi trompo tacos, anyone?—fill the menu at La Fonda de Jaime 2.0.
The next time you hear a California transplant claim that there’s no good Mexican food in Texas, send them to Valerie’s Taco Stand.
Plus, Rusty Taco expands to San Antonio and Mother's Day specials abound.
El Perrito celebrates the flavors of Texas’s oft-forgotten westernmost city.
Plus: Pickle margaritas, concha burgers, and a few lines of taco poetry.
Some of Torres Mochas’ best dishes aren’t listed on the menu.
This Oaxacan delicacy is starting to swarm across Texas.
It might sound like just another PR stunt—but for Picos, which was recently targeted by anti-immigrant threats, the holiday is a celebration of resilience.
Owner-pitmaster Arnulfo “Trey” Sánchez III uses the weeknight to experiment and express Mexican and Tejano history.
It's just a silly concept. Plus: Americans are eating 13 percent more tacos, and birria has arrived in Montreal.
They fear that the end of the mask mandate and the influx of spring break crowds is a recipe for danger.
Plus: Aaron Franklin's steak taco recipe, Wichita's booming taco scene, and a strange new addition to Taco Bell's menu.
Thanks to thoughtful experimentation and carefully crafted hybrid dishes, cultural appreciation has become the hallmark of contemporary Texas food.
El Salvador’s national dish shines at Santos Tacos in Crowley (make sure to try the tacos, too).
John Hernandez's Casa Masa carries on the traditions he learned in his grandmother’s kitchen.
You might have to wait an hour to try this hearty, comforting broth, but it's worth it.
Plus: the Houston Heights gets a new taco stand and Midland gets a Baja-style eatery.
Plus, Texas tacos hit best of 2020 lists, Houston gets two new taco joints, and Gal Gadot tries Taco Bell.
Steamed for up to an hour in woven baskets, these tacos are a Mexico City favorite.
Plus: mapping Houston's best tamales and resurrecting old favorites from Taco Bell.
Don’t know a comal from a molcajete? We break it down (and share an easy recipe for discada, a northern Mexican grilled meat dish).