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.
From Lake Travis High School hype to UT and SMU to stints on seven NFL teams, Garrett Gilbert's winding road back to Dallas.
The Thompson Dallas hotel has transformed the First National Bank tower into a sleek and sophisticated space. Luxury residences and shops are coming soon, too.
Activists have always used the Bard’s work to make social statements. Jenni Stewart's new play explores that history through a feminist lens.
The Dallas restaurant is a shrine to the owner’s love of lucha libre and his native Guadalajara.
Dallas's Regino “Gino” Rojas stands out in Texas for his wildly creative food and his willingness to take risks (who says you can’t open a new restaurant concept during a pandemic?).
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.
"My advice for allies is to just let people know, first and foremost, that you care," says the Dallas native.
Travel demand has cratered because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Dallas-based carrier has made recent significant shifts to cope.
Plus, how ‘Dallas’ brought down the Soviet Union, Netflix’s ‘Selena’ gets a real trailer, and Luke Wilson plays a fire-belching robot duck.
Three years ago, Candace Valenzuela was a college counselor. Now, she’s hoping to ride anti-Trump sentiment in the Dallas suburbs to a seat in Congress where, if elected, she’d be the first Afro-Latina.
Plus, our very own BBQ Fest culminates in a virtual backyard barbecue this Sunday.
An Underdog Democrat Flipped Texas’s Thirty-second in 2018. Republicans Face an Uphill Battle to Win It Back.
In North Dallas, Genevieve Collins challenges Colin Allred, whose win two years ago proved that Democrats could compete in the Texas suburbs.
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.
Schnitzel, steins, and social distancing through Oktoberfest and beyond.
This year, Michael Gruber learned to work Rangers games without fans. His new gig is a World Series without the Rangers.
Plus, we raise our eyebrows at Ina Garten's enchilada recipe.
Democrats Narrowly Lost the Twenty-fourth Congressional District in 2018. Can Candace Valenzuela Win It in This Cycle?
When longtime GOP congressman Kenny Marchant announced his retirement, his seat representing the district surrounding DFW Airport became a prime pickup target for his party’s opponents.
The longtime adman had no choice in the face of massive losses following his insensitive statement that a Motel 6 ad was “too Black.”