La Finca

Jul 23, 2018 By Texas Monthly

A mostly Mexican menu is dedicated to the endless virtues of breakfast and brunch.


Jun 26, 2017 By Texas Monthly

The border search for breakfast tacos worthy of early Sunday morning bed extraction is often legendary, and winners remain guarded family secrets. But the secret’s long out with this former gas station that’s punted out hand-hewn flour tortillas stuffed with standards for decades. Hearty guisado (beef stew) is thick with…

Palenque Grill

Mar 29, 2017 By Texas Monthly

Cavernous but still un rinconcito de México (“a little corner of Mexico”), Palenque taps into the border zeitgeist with favorites that tick all the boxes for heart and soul (and calories to match). Large servings may initially daunt, but guilt is part of the family experience, no? We’ll take the…

Pat’s Kitchen

Dec 4, 2016 By Texas Monthly

The black-and-white-tiled floors and deep vinyl booths here hint that the Fonz might be in the back flipping burgers. Fortunately, a menu heavy on comfort food matches the meticulously sourced atmosphere. Burgers and sandwiches are staples, including an impressive Philly cheesesteak bracketed with your choice of house fries, tater tots,…