Each blue VHS box was a transmission from another planet that promised there were others like me somewhere.
Owner-pitmaster Arnulfo “Trey” Sánchez III uses the weeknight to experiment and express Mexican and Tejano history.
It's an uplifting experience. Plus: a new book by photographer Rahim Fortune and performances by two top Texas drag queens.
As the birria boom sweeps the state, these three versions—all served with the customary consommé for dipping—stand out from the rest.
In her latest documentary, the Dallas-raised singer bravely confronts her demons.
With packages designed for Texans, these new luxe lodging options feature museum-quality paintings, sculpture, and other artwork.
What to order for takeout at restaurants around the state, plus some pro tips.
Plus: Megan Thee Stallion spices up the Grammys, Selena Gomez considers giving up music, and Post Malone gets in on the NFT craze.
Racial disparities persist in the distribution of COVID-19 shots, but Leslie Cannon has been working for months to close the gap.
It's just a silly concept. Plus: Americans are eating 13 percent more tacos, and birria has arrived in Montreal.
The team finished in last place in front of cardboard fans in 2020, but it’s the first in American pro sports to reopen to full capacity.
“Sometimes I think the adults get more fun out of hitting piñatas than the kids do,” one of the owners says.
They fear that the end of the mask mandate and the influx of spring break crowds is a recipe for danger.
Plus: Emmanuel Acho will lead an uncomfortable conversation on ‘The Bachelor,’ Megan Thee Stallion takes over Peloton, and Post Malone sings Hootie to some Pokémon.
Her paintings grapple with pain, loss, and mortality in ways that still resonate today.
It usually doesn’t have chocolate, and it doesn’t require 36 ingredients. Texas chefs are putting their own local, seasonal spin on the classic dish.
Restaurant staff handed out thousands of free meals, brewery employees boiled countless gallons of water, and food truck owners braved the icy highways—despite their own struggles.
Celebrities and regular folk alike came together to offer hot food, clean water, and warm beds.
These organizations could really use your time or money.
When I was growing up, Dr Pepper was a rare indulgence. Now it’s a reminder of how far I’ve come.
Here are more than two dozen Texas restaurants that we’re excited to try in 2021.
Carlos Ramirez’s ‘Altar to a Dream’ honors his parents, who traveled across Texas and the U.S. to pick crops.
John Hernandez's Casa Masa carries on the traditions he learned in his grandmother’s kitchen.
The Asian nation's food is on the rise in Texas. A recent pop-up collaboration shows how Tex-Mex is giving it a helping hand.
Plus, Luke Wilson coaches Fort Worth’s most famous orphans, another JFK assassination drama heads to TV, and McConaughey goes to the dogs.
Walk-up sales have helped keep restaurants afloat in the pandemic—and they're likely to long outlast it.
For more than two years, culminating in a pandemic and a recession, Richard Sharum photographed Dallas families who are experiencing homelessness—the moments of great pain and frustration and, through it all, the moments of levity.
Plus: the Houston Heights gets a new taco stand and Midland gets a Baja-style eatery.
In the months after Merci Mack’s murder, Dallas’s trans community has expanded its organizing efforts. Meanwhile, the Lege is set to consider expansion of the state’s protections against discrimination.
Flaming grew up in suburbia, dreaming of his grandparents’ cattle ranch. His work is angular, almost cubist, reimagining the Western art genre.
Until 1968, a Married Texas Woman Couldn’t Own Property or Start a Business Without Her Husband’s Permission. This Dallas Attorney Changed That.
Louise Raggio fought to pass a landmark law that gave equal rights to Texas women.
Plus, Texas tacos hit best of 2020 lists, Houston gets two new taco joints, and Gal Gadot tries Taco Bell.
Looking for a great read over the holidays? From fiction to memoir, cooking to comics, Texas Monthly writers recommend a few favorites.
New neuroscience research at UT Southwestern in Dallas unlocks mysteries of how our memories work.
We raise a glass to some of our favorites.
Plus: mapping Houston's best tamales and resurrecting old favorites from Taco Bell.
The University of Dallas professor is urging Republicans to build a post-Trump, big-tent, big-spending party that’s economically populist and socially conservative.
From the classic (Matamoros-style tacos) to the adventurous (birria wontons, anyone?), these are the best dishes I sampled this year.
The venerated musician, who spent much of his life in Texas, racked up more than fifty Top 10 hits over a six-decade career.
We set the record straight and offer several favorite options to fill your belly while fueling up your tank.
The Italian food superstore opens its seventh North American location at Dallas’s NorthPark Center.
The answer can be found in the large crowd that attended DeSoto native Errol Spence's win over Danny Garcia.
Plus, a trip to the garden store and a cozy Christmas album from Austin musician Molly Burch.
Don’t know a comal from a molcajete? We break it down (and share an easy recipe for discada, a northern Mexican grilled meat dish).
From a stargazing spot in Terlingua to a lakefront cabin in the Hill Country, these are a few of our writers’ favorite getaways.
Plus: the only thing better than an ugly Christmas sweater is a taco-themed ugly Christmas sweater.
The Christmas classic is the ballet world’s biggest annual event (and a major moneymaker), so dancers and administrators have gotten creative.
Across Texas, Santa is staying jolly this year with contact-free visits, drive-through light displays, and more pandemic-proof festivities.
Once one of Texas’s most prominent artists, Winter was known for depicting idyllic rural scenes and the good life in Dallas. But his later, more experimental work is just as interesting.
Dallas-based airline JSX operates small planes out of private-jet terminals—meaning no body scans, pat-downs, or other TSA hassles.