After going through the new-business-owner blues, Luis Mendoza is seeing long lines at Un Mundo de Sabor, which serves tacos, enchiladas, and tres leches.
Although the Mexico City style is dominant, tacos made with trompo meat vary regionally, offering many ways to enjoy the spit-roasted specialty.
A beloved children’s book led the pair to collect salsas and hot sauces and host live tastings on Instagram.
The Instagram-famous tacos are major moneymakers for the restaurants that sell them. But being popular doesn’t always mean being good.
Lawrence Wright gives us the story behind his Texas Monthly story on Madalyn Murray O’Hair.
El Pastor Es Mi Señor follows the Mexico City tradition of trompo cooking, which yields beautiful pork and sirloin in tacos, salads, tortas, and more.
Amarillo may be famous for its steak-eating contest, but Yellow City Street Food is drawing hype for tacos stuffed with mushrooms and seitan.
In its South Dallas neighborhood, Encanto Market & Cocina serves essentials for nearby residents, from dry goods to fruit to guisado-filled tacos.
Sylvia's Mexican Restaurant has become such a staple over its 32 years in Stockdale that it's practically a second home for locals.
The state’s account of how law enforcement responded to the massacre at Robb Elementary School has shifted as it’s been contradicted by witnesses and video.
Leo Davila’s combos are twists on the classics of his multicultural San Antonio upbringing, and they make Stixs & Stone worth the hype.
The Comanche Tortilla & Tamale Factory has been making tamales since 1947 and wants to help inspire and educate a new generation of home cooks.
Marcelino's has been in East Austin for 35 years, and the family who runs it serves multiple generations of adoring customers.
The San Antonio festival brought together the city's best taquerias—plus some special guests—for a hot day of delicious food.
The Mexican, a fancy new restaurant in Dallas, aims for authenticity but isn’t using proper masa.
The ancient snack has found new prominence on Texas menus, thanks to enterprising chefs stamping it with their own creativity.
Turn up the heat with these crowd-pleasing spicy shrimp tacos topped with cabbage slaw from Jeffry Angelo of Montgomery’s Hodge Podge Lodge.
There's a taste of everything in this city, from upscale Mexican cuisine to trucks specializing in globally inspired delights.
The McAllen restaurant features tacos stuffed with bulgogi, kimchi, choriqueso, and more, and it’s dedicated to giving back to its community.
And its young owner, Ana Liz Pulido, is not to be underestimated. After losing her supplier of nixtamalized-corn tortillas, she learned to make her own.
After opening a year ago, the restaurant, which serves birria tacos and more, is already looking to expand to serve its growing customer base.
With its exceptional tacos tapatios, tacos norteños, and boxes loaded with 15 tacos, there's not another place like it in town.
Located behind a coffee shop, this RGV trailer serves massive tacos overflowing with brisket and other hearty meats and toppings.
Where to find the region's specialties, from mammoth breakfast tacos to old-school barbacoa.
The vibes these restaurants cultivate, from the “South Texas diner” to the “Tex-Mex palace,” say as much about them as the food does.
After a death threat on a U.S. official halted the importation of Mexican avocados this week, restaurants and grocers remain optimistic.
After breaking off from Mariachi's Dine-In, taquero Angel Fuentes puts a more personal spin on his tacos and pozoles.
With inflation and supply issues plaguing the state’s taquerias and Mexican restaurants, they’re counting on loyal customers to see them through.
While enchiladas are the specialty at Tortilleria La Potosina, the tacos also benefit from the fresh, handmade nixtamalized tortillas.
These taquerias, trucks, and restaurants show why this region is one of the best in the state for tacos.
From a word-of-mouth backyard pop-up to a nationally lauded brick-and-mortar, the Oak Cliff location of Trompo was a spot like no other. Now it’s gone.
This Tex-Mex wonderland of a city has some of the best taquerias in the state.
Run by a third-generation tortilla-maker, Tortilleria Terrell also offers tacos, tamales, gorditas, and enchiladas.
Specialized taquerias and modernist Mexican restaurants offer more choices than ever before.
A prickly pear cookie, a revelatory bowl of birria ramen, and twelve other extraordinary things our taco editor tasted this year.
Don’t miss the horchata cold brew.
At Trill Foods, Nick Belloni is making some of the city’s most creative dishes.
Stunts aside, Taqueria Los Angeles makes some of the best burritos in North Texas.
Don’t worry: there’s not actually taco meat brewed in.
Texas chefs are putting a fresh spin on the dish, which often comes loaded with toppings—or even lit on fire.
This might be the biggest taco trend since birria de res.
Just don’t say it’s “elevating” Mexican food.
The founders of Los Danzantes ATX bring the same vitality to their food and their dancing.
The El Paso taqueria offers fresh tortillas, creative fillings, and fiery salsas that nod to Dragon Ball fandom.
While figuring out how to eat one might seem daunting, it's well worth the effort.
The chef's special tacos—think lobster tail draped with mole verde and maitake mushrooms topped with burrata and pickled peppers—make José on Lovers a must-visit.
In Laredo, Chopchop offers a tasty Tejano take on the Thai dessert.
The thirty-year-old South Texas joint serves lessons in flavor and living.
This Rio Grande City smoke shack has barbecue in its name, but its Mexican dishes really shine.
A historic road outside El Paso teems with under-the-radar taco stops.