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.
Is Thomas J. Henry an unrepentant huckster, or is he a righteous warrior for the little guy? Can he be both?
Despite repeated attacks, Cruz never appeared cornered or defensive.
A San Antonio man is tired of the grouchy guy two rows behind him.
The glamorous San Antonio native stays connected to her Texas roots through her bakeries and her grandmother’s recipes.
The governor has set July 31 as the date in which voters will choose who will fill the vacancy of a lawmaker convicted of multiple federal counts of fraud and money laundering.
San Antonio is America’s fastest-growing city, but its 153-year-old daily paper's owners keep shrinking its newsroom.
On our latest podcast, Andy Langer talks to El Dusty, the mayor of Cumbia City. Plus, a “meat up” with our barbecue editor, Daniel Vaughn.
The historic building, a former factory and metal shop, is filled with Mexican art and whimsical touches.
On our latest podcast, Andy Langer talks to musician Nina Diaz of Girl in a Coma, then celebrates the late Chuck Ramirez with documentarians Angela and Mark Walley.
Genene Jones, a Texas nurse long suspected of more than a dozen child murders decades ago but convicted of only one, allegedly confessed.
San Antonio bartenders serve up tequila and mezcal concoctions perfect for celebrating at home.
With a Southern-inspired menu, John and Elise Russ draw diners from all over the city to their neighborhood eatery.
A New York man wants to know everything there is to know about Texas toast.
A massive urban renewal project that’s reviving the plaza culture. An Alamo fight centuries in the making. Avant-garde Mexican food inspired by Maya trade routes. Three hundred years after the city’s founding, San Antonio might just be the most interesting city in America.
How San Antonio handles the Alamo Plaza redevelopment will say a lot about what kind of city it wants to become.
Artists Ana Fernandez and Cruz Ortiz on finding inspiration in their hometown.
Though the city’s Tricentennial Commission has thus far been a dismal failure, creative residents have found a way to celebrate their complex history and promising future.
The future Hall of Famer hangs with his buddy, Jason Pena, at their joint venture, BlackJack Speed Shop.
The poet Naomi Shihab Nye pays tribute to Maury Maverick, Jr., one of San Antonio's greatest sons.
Chefs Rico Torres and Diego Galicia have earned national acclaim for their newfangled takes on age-old dishes.
Kit Goldsbury made his fortune in Pace Picante sauce, and Graham Weston in the cloud computing company Rackspace. Now the billionaire philanthropists are leading ambitious urban renewal projects.
Rapper Marco Cervantes, who performs as Mexican Stepgrandfather, and Álvaro Del Norte, founder of the accordion-powered punk rock band Piñata Protest, discuss their inspirations.