‘Whiskey River’ had only one verse and a chorus, but Willie Nelson said that was all it needed.
In 1963, Lackland Air Force Base experienced a cataclysmic explosion. People thought World War III had started. Today, it's been almost completely forgotten.
Taco Cabana has gone too far.
Ancient, colonial, and contemporary traditions are woven together in Dia de Los Muertos—and baked into the holiday's signature bread.
For decades, many Texans accepted racist stereotypes that Mexican food was unsafe. Businesses had to emphasize their cleanliness to survive.
Plus: actor Danny Trejo urges struggling restaurant owners to “stay strong.”
Plus: a bizarre Trump campaign ad accuses Democrats of "taking away tacos."
Three words: tequila almond croissant.
From Dallas to San Antonio, Southern California’s hottest taco trend is hitting Texas.
Plus, Torchy's expands to Louisiana and a stroke survivor chooses tacos for his first meal outside the hospital.
Nixtamalization is the long, slow, difficult way to make tortillas—and it's helped this business grow a loyal following.
Classics such as papas con huevos and migas are litmus tests for breakfast taco spots, and this San Antonio shop nails the exam.
Good news for those missing Major League Baseball: you can still get your stadium food.
Suzanne Ohlmann is a heart failure nurse based in San Antonio, serving rural Texas. On Facebook, she’s waging a war against misinformation.
Images from across the state capture our eerily historic moment.
Updates on taqueria and Tex-Mex meal kits, mail orders, donations, and more.
There’s plenty of Mexican-flavored Texas food content to stream online while you’re sheltering at home.
The novel coronavirus pandemic won’t defeat the versatile—dare we say perfect—food. "Tacos will feed America.”
At this San Antonio taco trailer, everything is better with cheese.
Remembering my grandpa, who soothed wild beasts—and played poker with the devil.
A Portland man is confused by the Menger Hotel's and Excelsior House Hotel's dueling claims. The Texanist is, too.
The San Antonio outpost of a beloved Michoacán restaurant serves pork exactly like what you’ll find at the original in Mexico.
Jorge Rojo, chef-owner of Ro-Ho Pork & Bread in San Antonio, left the practice of law behind for the crusty exterior and cushion-soft interior of the birote sourdough bread typical of his hometown, Guadalajara in the Mexican state of Jalisco. The 46-year-old’s early study in baking was of the practical,…
The San Antonio stalwart, known for its creative Tex-Mex tacos, evokes a long-gone Texas Monthly favorite with this offering.
In addition to my tacos of the week, these dishes from both sides of the border stand out.
One last supper at the San Antonio barbecue restaurant renewed my appreciation for its legacy.
The best-selling author offers a lively—but drastically incomplete—account of nineteenth-century Texas history.
A tradition of the indigenous Otomí people of Mexico is growing in popularity north of the border.
When eating here, you can do far more with your money than enjoy great food and drinks.
We review more than sixty restaurants each month. Here’s a peek at what’s new!
Tim Rattray says not enough customers were visiting his San Antonio restaurant, which made the Top 50 twice for its innovative menu.
I might have come in last place, but I learned a lot while walking in the woods of San Antonio during El Taco Loco.
Geekdom's Lorenzo Gomez grapples with his hellish time in middle school.
The filmmaker turned novelist revisits the city of his youth, in all its pain and glory.
The arrival of cooler temperatures and November's holiday light displays make for an ideal time to visit the Alamo City.
I ate my way from San Antonio to Dallas in one (very filling) day. Here are some of the highlights of my taco travels.
You can cut meat from the bone before you eat, but it’s better to go all in with this San Antonio staple.
In the next big military conflict, experts expect heavy casualties on battlefields from which quick medical evacuation may be impossible. Whether wounded Americans live or die will depend on work happening now in Texas.
Years after the late Linda Pace first shared her vision with rockstar architect Sir David Adjaye, the art museum is set to open in October.
A San Antonio woman is looking for some liquid relief from the heat. The Texanist has a deluge of options.
How to spend a perfect few days eating, drinking, and playing your way through the Alamo City.
Along with Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili, he brought unprecedented NBA success to the Alamo City.
Rosie Castro is known in San Antonio as a firebrand political activist. Her son is a cautious career politician running for president. But don’t let appearances deceive you—they’re fighting the same fight.
The artist's collaborative creation, like her other work, is deeply rooted in the communities she works with.
A Texan who spent a quarter of a century in Massachusetts is flummoxed by his former neighbors’ footwear foolishness.
Painter Caroline Korbell Carrington and sculptor William Carrington work together in a modern structure in their backyard.
Staffed by students at the Culinary Institute of America, this new restaurant impresses our critic—even on opening night.
Because after Trump crowed about the city’s wall, Fox News announced a ”Battle for the Border” town hall—in a city 144 miles from Mexico.
A Connecticut Yankee new to San Antonio’s social circuit is vexed by an invitation’s dress code.