Expect marijuana, college football, and compromise to play central roles.
Specialized taquerias and modernist Mexican restaurants offer more choices than ever before.
The Austin trailer is one of the few Texas trucks that sell legitimate Mexico City–style street tacos.
The team’s uniforms are the latest milestone in the club’s journey to the state’s capital.
We've rounded up dozens of thoughtful gifts made by Texans, for Texans.
Support Texas makers and fund a good cause at the same time.
From a vintage stone bolo tie to a beaded purse, these Texas-made items are as unique as the fashion trailblazer in your life.
Heirloom and handcrafted gifts to add personalized touches to any home.
Send a piece of the Lone Star State to anyone missing home.
The New York–born singer-songwriter got to Texas as soon as he could—and spent the next five decades changing the lives of seemingly everyone he met.
The king of the Parrotheads remembers the ups and downs of his half-century friendship with the late cosmic cowboy.
Originally from South Africa and Portugal, the peppery, lemony dish is now beloved by Texas Muslims. To understand why, you have to go back four hundred years.
Stuttering is finally in the spotlight, thanks to Joe Biden’s campaign and the announcement of a groundbreaking new University of Texas research center. But it’s always been part of my life.
Schnitzel, steins, and social distancing through Oktoberfest and beyond.
Abby Winkelman, 14, says she hopes her achievement will inspire other girls.
A short history of overoptimistic predictions about the always-imminent liberal takeover of the Lone Star State.
This year’s festival is all-virtual, but its lineup is still all-star, as demonstrated by this trio of recent books from Texas authors.
During a live reading on Sunday night, many of the original actors brought the same chemistry that has made the film such a joy to rewatch for 27 years.
Plus, Kacey Musgraves meets Scooby Doo, Borat meets Sid Miller, and Austin meets ‘Walker, Texas Ranger.’
Taco Cabana has gone too far.
As a lifelong Republican—and, more recently, dedicated Never Trumper—it’s clear to me that the state GOP desperately needs to enter the twenty-first century.
Ancient, colonial, and contemporary traditions are woven together in Dia de Los Muertos—and baked into the holiday's signature bread.
The Mexico City dish remains rare in Texas, but it's starting to take off in Austin.
An exclusive excerpt from Jessica Goudeau’s ‘After the Last Border: Two Families and the Story of Refuge in America.'
The funny and brutal ‘Hollywood Mad Dogs’ was inspired by the Texas writer's experience working in Hollywood with the legendary—and very demanding—Steve McQueen.
Plus, our recipe for the celebratory dish.
For decades, many Texans accepted racist stereotypes that Mexican food was unsafe. Businesses had to emphasize their cleanliness to survive.
The team behind this month's well-red cover story.
A Texas transplant to California is unhappy about the ubiquity of the “nasty and repugnant weed."
Plus: actor Danny Trejo urges struggling restaurant owners to “stay strong.”
It’s time to think beyond beer and margaritas, says Suerte wine director Celia Pellegrini.
Plus: a bizarre Trump campaign ad accuses Democrats of "taking away tacos."
Pressed by Texas Monthly, the department confirmed that Nicholas Gebhart was the officer who fired a beanbag round at the 16-year-old, leaving him with brain damage.
Travis County offered the electric car giant a package of tax incentives worth about $1,200 a year for each of the five thousand jobs it promises to create at its new factory.
The truffle of Mexico, this culinary delicacy—sometimes called "black gold"—is treasured by taqueros and chefs.
The musicians in Midland, a popular country band, have entered the conversation about gentrification in the worst possible way.
Behind the scenes, two staffers with the same first name keep Texas Monthly running smoothly.
A Texan deployed overseas wants to know if there’s any foodstuff weirder than armadillo tail with gravy. (There is.)
Activists say the city can’t yet claim that “Black Austin Matters,” given its record, and that’s why they painted the street installation.
Rolling down the hall, the most popular new staffer at Dallas’s Medical City Heart Hospital accepts a fist bump from a nurse before stopping into a supply room to pick up gauze and saline solution to bring to a patient’s room. Next comes a trip to the elevator, where the…
After running second in the Democratic primary to a progressive challenger, Moore argues that her critics haven’t done their homework.
Plus: Torchy's removes the Republican and Democrat tacos from its menu.
During the pandemic, Sam Waring put a sign in his yard: ”If the Curtain’s Open, Give Us a Wave, Eh?” Passersby obliged.
Texas science fiction authors Nicky Drayden and Christopher Brown contemplate the future of writing about the future.
From Dallas to San Antonio, Southern California’s hottest taco trend is hitting Texas.
When my mother died, she left behind hundreds of items that my family might need if civilization goes south. Deciding what to do with them forced me to weigh the demands of the present and the future.
The UT professor sees echoes of the past—and hope for the future—in the demonstrations rocking the nation.
Taye Johnson has been demonstrating outside Austin police headquarters with a message informed by his own service.
Plus, quarantined Texans can’t get enough ‘Friends,’ Ted Cruz complains to Congress about movies, and McConaughey has his own message for grads.