Pan dulce—and so much more—done right.
The baked goods rival the meat at this Longview favorite.
A tearoom for adventurous eaters in downtown Brenham.
From kebabs to tandoori, the buffet has it all.
Modestly priced pastas and pizzas in a cheerful setting.
A smart but comfy setting evokes fashionable beachside dining overlooking the Trinity River.
Montrose watering hole specializing in craft brew and chef-driven pub grub.
Barbecue and bourbon in the heart of downtown Bryan.
A lively and colorful taco bar.
The street tacos and tequila cocktails are surprisingly exceptional as this Deep Ellum bar.
The OG of Amarillo Thai food.
A craving for crepes will send us to this Orange cafe every time.
A spacious food hall nestled in a Korean supermarket.
Vautrot's serves up some of the best fried catfish and shrimp we’ve ever tasted.
Rustic west-of-Austin outpost offering hearty and seasonal Hill Country fare.
Modern fare on Canyon's historic square.
Fried chicken and top bartenders—no wonder J Wilson’s is packed.
Sip a strawberry margarita from a pineapple on a tree-shaded patio.
Authentic Hungarian food in Kilgore, Texas.
Contemporary Italian dishes sparkle in a fresh, understated bistro on historic Main Street.
Southern accents on Texas favorites keep young and old happy in this dining room and saloon.
Casual-cool spot in Highland Park Village specializes in Neapolitan-style pizza.
Sachertorte, quiche, and more at the Adolphus.
Food and spirits at the Botanical Garden.
Safe for vegetarians, vegans, and anyone wanting a healthy lunch.
In the heart of cowboy country, the health- and weight-conscious can dine well.
Neighborly Italian in Olmos Park.
Cute cottage serving home-style meals for taking out or eating in.
Philly 77 shows cheesesteak lovers some brotherly love.
Industrial-chic yet comfy, pint-size Paulie’s continues to please after twenty-odd years.
An all-day hang—breezy, light, and evocative of Southern California.
This laid-back spot feels carved right out the Big Easy.
Alfresco dining never seemed so perfect.
Arguably the best wood-fired pizzas in town.
A brilliant mash-up of pan-Asian flavors and Texas barbecue.
Simple and spare sandwich shop focused on high-quality Italian ingredients.
The only problem we have with this little winery in northeast Texas is that the mostly German kitchen serves only four meals a week.
When it comes to barbecue, the Aguilar brothers ace it.
Viet-Cajun seafood and noodles—what’s not to like?
Kid-friendly modern diner serving nostalgic eats and drinks in the Heights.
Comfort food meets pizza in central El Paso.
The original, famously funky food trailer is now a brick-and-mortar at Rock Rose.
No-frills spot specializing in Lao and Thai dishes.
Fresh little stop for a quick dose of poke.
The location and the bar are the best things going for this new spot on lower Greenville.
This east-side hot spot offers a refreshingly authentic spin on interior Mexican and more masa nibbles than you knew were possible.
Moody and handsome, like a fantasy Italian lover who makes great pizza.
Iconic hole-in-the-wall serving classic Mexican dishes made from old family recipes.
A laid-back little spot for cocktails and seafood.
Part bakery, part cafe, part wine bar, strategically situated along the streetcar line.