Where to Eat Now: The state’s best chefs are serving up quail egg shooters, smoked chocolate cake, and a sense of adventure.
Houston and Austin got the most nods, but the biggest surprise is that the revered Tootsie Tomanetz of Snow’s BBQ is up for Best Chef: Southwest!
Rollin Soles spent his college days hanging out with Robert Earl Keen and Lyle Lovett. Here's how he became one of Oregon's most prominent winemakers.
The Italian restaurant has built its drink program around this herbal liqueur. Try the Life Aquatic.
Despite its rich Texas history, sotol is a little-known spirit. The men behind new Driftwood distillery Desert Door want to change that.
Chef Bruno Davaillon strikes gold with his take on classic French cuisine in a lush, glamorous setting.
Indulge with abandon at these three popular seafood restaurants places in Austin, Dallas, and Houston.
By bringing head brewer Nate Seale back to Austin, the new brewpub draws beer geeks as well as fans of ’Supernatural.’
Dripping Springs couple devote their resources to producing a whiskey known for its purity, simplicity, and elegance (and one ideal for the holidays).
From Asian flavors to seasonal, live-fire surprises, some of Texas’s best chefs went for the unexpected at The Edge of Texas nighttime events.
Foodies freaked when the famously fastidious chef closed Oxheart. But there’s much to like about its easygoing successor, Theodore Rex.
They’re rolled, they’re fried, and they’re delicious. And they deserve your respect.
Texans are all about celebrating Thanksgiving at Luby’s.
Need a glass of something to make it through that one loud uncle’s political opinions after Thanksgiving dinner? We’ve got you covered.
We went back through our archive of recipes to find some of our favorite Turkey Day dishes. Yes, some of them are fried.
Ceviche and pisco sours, sí! Guinea pig, no!
Austin chef Sonya Coté takes her expertise to Clifton (population 3,392).
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.
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.
Let's settle this once and for all.
The official state dish reached its apotheosis in the era of San Antonio’s Chili Queens.
Don’t let the folksy branding of this Austin newcomer fool you.
The restaurant promises French ambiance, pastries, and a raw bar in downtown Austin.
Serving up smoked-kimchi-and-chicken stew in the middle of the storm.
"Where should I eat?" We've got you covered.
Elevated American food and killer views of downtown Dallas make Mirador destination dining.
The ramen/barbecue shop in East Austin was the only Texas joint to crack the "hot ten."
The original Tex-Mex staple dates back further than most historians realize.
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.
The founding chef of Fonda San Miguel has passed away at age 72.
California’s impossible foods is rolling out its revolutionary veggie burger at Hopdoddy on Friday.
Whites, reds, rosés—we've found our favorite of each for this summer's backyard barbecues.
San Antonio’s Battalion serves primo Italian, including some of the best pasta in the state.
Mix one part Parisian bistro with one part American diner and voilà! Philip Speer’s Bonhomie.
Cranks a lot.
Welcome to the golden age of Texas barbecue.
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.
Our December cover guy won big at the culinary Oscars.
Giving new meaning to the term “jumbo shrimp.”
Everyone thinks he’s nuts, but if any Texas chef can pull off rehauling an entire restaurant every year, it’s Chris Shepherd.
The 25 best reds and whites to emerge out of Texas this season.
Make your reservations now.
How two Sicilian brothers begat a variant of smoked meat found only in Waco.
How a few formative years out in the middle of nowhere led Hugo Ortega to places he never imagined.
Crawfish season is here, and it's serious, serious business in Houston.
Tickets on sale for Aaron Franklin's inaugural Hot Luck Festival.
Memories of the future at a long-gone Dallas hamburger joint.
Kemuri Tatsu-ya, in Austin
If Proust had lived in Texas, this fried pastry would have been his madeleine.
Paul Qui dispenses with pomp and pageantry at Kuneho, his ode to perfect bites and grateful smiles.