El Paso


Aug 5, 2019 By Texas Monthly

This venerable restaurant in Sunland Park Mall still delights with from-scratch cooking.

Anson 11

Jun 3, 2019 By Texas Monthly

A casual bistro downstairs and fine dining upstairs in the historic Anson Mills Building.


Mar 24, 2019 By Texas Monthly

Come for the food (and endless mimosa), stay for the people watching.

Café Central

Mar 18, 2019 By Texas Monthly

From steaks its dry-aged in house to excellent wines, Café Central offers the city’s finest dining.


Nov 1, 2018 By Texas Monthly

The industrial setting is über-cool, but there's plenty of style on the tapas menu.

Savage Goods

Apr 15, 2018 By Texas Monthly

Part bakery, part cafe, part wine bar, strategically situated along the streetcar line.

Desert Oak Barbecue

Feb 1, 2018 By Texas Monthly

Now in a brick-and-mortar spot, Desert Oak remains the only traditional Central Texas–style barbecue in town.

Mi Piaci

Sep 4, 2017 By Texas Monthly

Expect tasty Italian food from a Calabria-born chef at this longtime El Paso favorite.

Forma Pizzeria

Jul 20, 2017 By Texas Monthly

Bright and airy, this place delights diners with large painted murals, a spacious interior, and a traditional brick oven topped with a copper chimney. Counter service allows you to build your pie while perusing the fresh ingredients on display. A friendly staff delivers orders quickly on plates, glasses, and silverware…


Jul 16, 2017 By Texas Monthly

This longtime neighborhood favorite delivers live music and excellent food.


Nov 18, 2016 By Texas Monthly

Tucked into a trendy strip center in Thunderbird Valley, Eloise offers classic cocktails and casual bar eats, as well as more sophisticated fare. Surprisingly, the vegan “menudont” (instead of menudo) was a hearty blend of mixed grains, onions, and hominy traditionally spiced with oregano and crushed red pepper. We also…