Ramen Tatsu-Ya’s latest addition offers house-made noodles to dip into chili-inspired broth, whose leftovers are meant to be eaten as Frito pie.
Mum Foods’ Geoffrey Ellis grew up in Austin and spent time in Queens, and both places inform his menu, which features beef sausage and matzo ball soup.
When I started writing for Texas Monthly in 1973, I didn’t expect it to last very long. But it’s still here, five decades later.
Why has San Antonio fallen behind Houston, Dallas, and Austin?
Here’s what Steve Earle, Vince Gill, Margo Price, Kacey Musgraves, and the Austin-born actor told us to cue up—and why.
If your dishwasher works properly, you probably have a long-ago Texas Instruments employee to thank.
With the Texas Longhorns set to join the Southeastern Conference no later than in 2025, UT will play Texas A&M for the first time in more than a decade.
Decades after Willie Nelson performed on the pilot, the show is now a national institution—but not too national.
On the occasion of our fiftieth anniversary, we reflect on how far we’ve come—and where we’re headed.
Fifty years ago, Texas Monthly was little more than an idea dreamt up by a local lawyer with minimal experience in journalism. Then it was an actual thing. How did that happen?
In a new book, Todd Sanders tells the stories of the custom neon works he’s created for the likes of Willie Nelson and Miranda Lambert.
Republicans in the Texas House and Senate have filed a blizzard of bills seeking to crack down on alleged voter fraud and increase state control over elections. Here’s an annotated guide.
Mo Pittle set out to capture his Jewish heritage and upbringing in El Paso on the menu of JewBoy Burgers.
Representative Candy Noble wants to ensure that governmental entities (i.e., the Capital City) can’t fund travel, childcare, or other support for abortion-seekers.
The school’s response to Beard’s arrest on domestic violence charges brought a swift end to the basketball coach’s brief tenure.
Specialized taquerias and modernist Mexican restaurants offer more choices than ever before.
Forget Greg Abbott and Dan Patrick. Florida’s governor will be calling the shots when the Texas Legislature returns in January.
Mexican wines haven’t had much recognition, but the tides are turning as sommeliers and shop owners struggle to keep them in stock.
What should we do with our $27 billion windfall? We asked a variety of Texans for their brightest ideas.
The Texas Longhorns’ NFL-bound All-American deserves to be remembered alongside past greats like Earl Campbell, Ricky Williams, and Cedric Benson.
For years, Austinite Leyla Shams worked to keep politics out of her language classes. But as the uprising in Iran continues, she’s no longer staying silent.
A Few Republican Lawmakers Said They Want Exceptions to Texas’s Abortion Ban. A Democrat’s Bill Proposes Some.
Austin Democratic representative Donna Howard’s legislation seems written to try to appeal to Republicans.
The author of a 2014 Texas Monthly profile of King George explains why it was among the few stories in his career that made him cry while writing.
How a funky little college town became the unbearable-traffic, unaffordable-real-estate, insufferable-tech-bro, inanely-precious-restaurant, expensive-BBQ capital of the world!
Representative Jared Patterson is following a long legislative tradition of trying to troll Austin.
Some of the most popular new barbecue joints only offer sweet-glazed ribs, which has left us nostalgic for the good ol’ days of salt-and-pepper pork.
Austin’s KG BBQ serves za’atar-dusted pork ribs, brisket shawarma, and pistachio rice pudding in a wholly unique dining experience.
Roll through the final weekend of the annual tour like a local art savant.
After the Horned Frogs beat UT Saturday, reports that the Longhorns passed on Dykes for Steve Sarkisian left Texas fans wondering, “What if?”
The Texas troubadour’s farewell lap was full of misadventures and unforgettable moments. Kind of like a classic REK song.
John Bloom, a.k.a. Joe Bob Briggs, discusses his 2004 opus on the making of the slasher classic and the New York bias against a Texas original.
Originally from Haiti, Paola Mathè has expanded her Fanm Djanm line to include bucket hats, headbands, and caftans.
Dive deep into a song from Adrian Quesada’s newest album, ‘Jaguar Sound.’
Austin attorney Jamie Balagia, a.k.a. “the Dude,” thought that he’d finally hit the big time. Then everything fell apart.
She weaves the state’s climate disasters, including droughts and floods, into terrifying tales.
Butcher paper–wrapped briskets came into fashion about a decade ago, but more pitmasters and home cooks are opting for the full metal brisket jacket.
Insider advice for ordering wreaths and centerpieces, whether you’re getting ahead of decorating this season or not.
Scientists are unleashing the computerized canines on the Austin campus to study how humans interact with them.
Gridlock, brand activations, and Austrian funnel cake ruled the weekend’s U.S. Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas.
Wildsam field guides have more in common with indie zines than with Fodor’s or Lonely Planet. Ten years in, the road less traveled is paying off.
It’s impressive, really.
A new exhibition at the University of Texas at Austin spotlights the life and work of the Houston native, one of the country’s foremost abstract sculptors.
Just in time for the holidays, Texas Monthly debuts its first-ever collection of recipes.
In his new memoir, the Instagram star recounts his childhood in Austin and how he found his way in the fashion world.
ACL Fest is back at Austin's Zilker Park. We know who's in the lineup, but what's slated when it comes to fan fashion? Crochet, Western wear, bright colors, and, yes, hats.
We expected political statements, massive crowds, and sweaty concertgoers. We saw two out of three.
Our first midterm report indicates that all over the state, tradition abides while creativity flourishes.
Jason McLellan’s groundbreaking research is changing the way vaccines are developed—including those for another formidable pathogen, RSV.
In his return from injury, Quinn Ewers and his burnt-orange mullet led UT to a 49–0 blowout win over the Oklahoma Sooners.
The convenience of the store’s grocery-pickup service comes at a small financial cost. The personal price is up to you.