Food & Drink

Aaron Franklin
Chatting With Aaron Franklin After the Fire

Oct 18, 2017 By Daniel Vaughn

Franklin Barbecue—arguably the most famous barbecue joint in the world—was hit by a major fire that destroyed its pit room and damaged other parts of the building. We chatted with co-owner Aaron Franklin about life after the fire.

Top Texas Wines: Fall 2017

Oct 11, 2017 By Jessica Dupuy

The wines that made this list vary in style, body, and character—meaning there’s something here for every palate preference—but all represent a common thread of balance and quality.

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From Far and Wide

Jul 24, 2017 By Patricia Sharpe

From his childhood in Winnipeg to stops in New Orleans and Hong Kong, Ryan Lachaine goes his own way with an eclectic menu that spans the globe.

Grape Balls of Fire

May 3, 2017 By Jessica Dupuy

The Texas wine industry battles it out over a bill that would require all state-labeled bottles be made from 100 percent Texas-grown grapes.

High Five

Apr 19, 2017 By Patricia Sharpe

Everyone thinks he’s nuts, but if any Texas chef can pull off rehauling an entire restaurant every year, it’s Chris Shepherd.

The Apprentice

Mar 22, 2017 By Patricia Sharpe

How a few formative years out in the middle of nowhere led Hugo Ortega to places he never imagined.

Sopaipillas

Feb 23, 2017 By Courtney Bond

If Proust had lived in Texas, this fried pastry would have been his madeleine.

Rabbit at Rest

Feb 22, 2017 By Patricia Sharpe

Paul Qui dispenses with pomp and pageantry at Kuneho, his ode to perfect bites and grateful smiles.