We've mapped out all the great pit stops along (and within ten miles of) the interstates that cross Texas.
On her new album Conversation With a Ghost (released June 22), Giulia Millanta confronts loss in all its iterations. The resulting album is full of longing, beauty, and—through it all—a sense of hope.
At Suerte, it's all about the masa.
In 2016, Paul Cauthen gave us his gospel. Now, he’s asking for mercy. The East Texas troubadour stopped by ‘Texas Monthly’ to play the title track off of his EP ‘Have Mercy,’ which drops June 22.
The honors include Excellence in Writing, Special Issue, and, once again, a Designer of the Year award.
We review more than sixty restaurants each month. Here's a peek at what's new!
Mex Step, Easy Lee, and DJ Chicken George, from San Antonio’s Third Root, stopped by Texas Monthly to perform “Third Root Radio,” a shout-out to an underground radio station from Houston.
As the chain continues to work on its recipe after last fall’s backlash, we thought we’d offer some constructive criticism.
Nina Diaz has a message for all of the people who, as she says, “try to push you down”: stop. The former Girl in a Coma frontwoman dropped by Texas Monthly for a rendition of “Down” from her 2016 solo album The Beat is Dead.
To celebrate the greatest Texas musician of all time—and to find out why he keeps playing and writing when his peers have all quit or died—reporter Michael Hall visited him on his bus before a show in Austin.
Listen to the first episode of our new series, which takes you into the minds of some of Texas Monthly's great writers and editors.
A massive urban renewal project that’s reviving the plaza culture. An Alamo fight centuries in the making. Avant-garde Mexican food inspired by Maya trade routes. Three hundred years after the city’s founding, San Antonio might just be the most interesting city in America.
The poet Naomi Shihab Nye pays tribute to Maury Maverick, Jr., one of San Antonio's greatest sons.
How do we ♥ ’Golden Hour’? Let us count the ways.
The runway show, celebrating the city's Man of the Year, featured Houston notables, Olympians, and lots of plaid.
Where to find the best banh mi, a place you can’t leave without an order of tater tots, and a savory shrimp BLT—James Beard Award–winning chef Justin Yu of Theodore Rex guides us on the ultimate (and diverse) food tour of Houston, his hometown.
Located along the Llano River, the Castell General Store offers everything from kayaking and groceries to Cockaroo the rooster and, on Saturdays, delicious barbecue (including some of the best pork steaks in the state). Welcoming you to it all is owner and town character Randy Leifeste. “If
Ham fries? Hot dog-stuffed pickles? The people behind the Rangers concessions at Globe Life Park never disappoint.
Ethan Hawke talks to host Andy Langer about his new Blaze Foley film. Plus, a 1,700-mile road trip to reconcile political differences.
On this week's episode, we talk about Rick Perry's "new energy realism," and the internet's first boy band.
Owner and pitmaster Kim Dunn opened Pit Stop Bar-B-Q in Temple in 2010, after working for decades in fast food. You can order brisket and crunchy coleslaw, or taste Korean flavors in dishes like galbi beef ribs, kimchi-spiked jambalaya, and dumplings.
Discover the best of old and new Fredericksburg with resident Katie Turpin as the blogger behind Sunshine Texas Day and mother of three visits some of her favorite shops, with stops for wine and snacks along the way.
In this second of three installments, we follow a team of filmmakers and adventurers as they travel along the border river.
Food editor Patricia Sharpe reveals why Houston chef Hugo Ortega’s Oaxacan-inspired restaurant is the most exciting place to eat in Texas right now.
Our resident food guru Pat Sharpe talks about how she picked the top ten restaurants in the state.
Nathaniel Nelson, with the help of his wife and three kids, is upholding traditional barbecue at his San Antonio-based food truck.
Welcome to the new texasmonthly.com. Our look isn't the only thing that's changed.
Today’s wildcatters find rich veins of opportunity in everything from tortillas to interplanetary travel. Meet the dreamers and risk-takers shaping our future.
At Davila’s BBQ in Seguin, barbecue (and a legendary sausage recipe) is kept all in the family. Three generations later, the Davila family tradition is going strong.
The music nerds at 'Texas Monthly' offer up their favorite Texas albums of 2017.
From aerial shots to James Harden to Instagram-worthy plates, these are our favorite images from the past year.
It's never too early for barbecue in Caldwell, where Tommy Matus starts serving customers his Czech-style sausage, chicken, and brisket at 5 a.m. and sells out by 11.
The world's most Instagrammable festival has more to reveal—but you have to be there to see it.
The Houston Texans owner nabs sixth place, for saying of his players’ decision to kneel during the National Anthem: “We can’t have the inmates running the prison.”
This year, virtually everyone embarrassed themselves—and the rest of us.
Selecting the Bum Steers can be a bit of a drag. That's why this year we're supplementing our list with something a bit more upbeat.
The Austin-based office captured third place for the botched investigation of state representative Dawnna Dukes.
The outgoing congressman takes eighth place for his refusal to face the truth about climate change.
The East Texas congressman takes seventh place for his wack-job debut as an infographic creator.
Our lieutenant governor, for his eagerness to squander his power, waste our time, and drag Texas politics into the bathroom, is our Bum Steer of the Year.
The eight infamous Steers celebrated elsewhere in this package had a lot of company this year in our hall of shame. Here are another fifty or so Texans deserving of some ignominy.
Landing in fourth place, the state government’s also-ran loyal opposition, for going missing in action, year after year.
In fifth place: the excitable radio host, for saying so many crazy things that his unsuccessful and very public child custody battle wasn’t the most embarrassing thing that happened to him this year.
Texas filmmaker Ben Steinbauer directs this showcase of resilience, profiling different Texans who came together to help others in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
Help us choose 2017’s Bum Steer. Vote in round two of our poll.
We met with Woody Harrelson and Rob Reiner about the process of recreating the larger-than-life LBJ for the screen.
It’s an experience Texas Monthly staffers will never forget, even the ones who didn’t actually experience it.
Help us choose 2017's Bum Steer.
From live electronic in Austin to reimagined cumbia in Corpus to rap-infused zydeco in Houston, here’s why our music scene is more vibrant than ever.
We got an inside look at the University of Texas at Austin’s Moody College “Script to Screen” class, taught by Professor Matthew McConaughey.