NASA’s food scientists in Houston keep the astronauts on the International Space Station healthy and well fed. Thermostabilized seafood gumbo, anyone?
More than two decades ago, Christopher Scott was wrongfully imprisoned for murder. Now he’s devoting his time to help free others.
A recent spate of closures of the iconic restaurant chain has left many communities in the lurch.
A small-town sheriff took on his president and his governor and learned that facts can get in the way of a good political narrative.
With a Southern-inspired menu, John and Elise Russ draw diners from all over the city to their neighborhood eatery.
A Dallas man who grew up in East Texas isn't sure his home region actually exists.
Art dealer Arturo Palacios relishes the creative environment at this 1920s apartment building—especially its romantic courtyard.
Go ahead and give these a swirl. Our favorites for the season, from crisp whites to juicy reds.
With its meat cooked on-site and an eye-catching exhaust system, Houston's new Q is a first-class joint.
How an anti-gentrification boycott became a proxy war between the radical left and the alt-right.
Yesterday and today go together nicely in this historic town not too far from Austin.
One of the most renowned names in food scores big with Zaytinya, at the home of the Dallas Cowboys in Frisco.
The owner of Houston’s Julep dives deep into the region’s beverage history and shares recipes perfect for porch sippin’.
An inmate gets caught sneaking back into prison, a stolen cowboy dummy is returned, and the last Texas Blockbuster Video store closes.
Erika Wennerstrom, the voice of Heartless Bastards, is ready for a change.
In his latest book, the Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist charts his waning romance with Texas.
Actor Tye Sheridan and writer Ernest Cline discuss the nostalgia-filled world of 'Ready Player One.'
Houston-born director Wes Anderson gives us an inside look into how the fantastical world of his new film, ’Isle of Dogs,’ was made.
An irate truck owner may need to take a long, hard look in the rearview mirror.
An El Paso man thinks he's got a good candidate for Texas History Month. Is he right? Yes, but . . .
A New Braunfels man thinks that Texas's oldest dance hall deserves a little more respect.
Restaurants that make tortillas in-house have to get it right, like the new Dai Due Taqueria in Austin.
An obituary for a chicken, a consequential Whataburger receipt, an overenthusiastic Red Raider, and a handful of other stories from around the state.
The author of the just-out ’The Which Way Tree’ discusses her favorite Texas novel.
On a pilgrimage to Beverly Hills, a lifelong fan learns that his favorite actress is every bit as charming at eighty as she was half a century ago.
A plan to fix the Alamo site could have propelled the political scion to glory. Instead it’s become his biggest battle.
The revered Dallas hotel is ready for another century of revelry after sweeping design changes by a visionary local firm.
Brockhampton is taking over.
The city’s new police chief explains how she plans to apply the lessons she learned in Detroit to a troubled department.
The Austin speakeasy's updated menu, themed around the art of conversation, features the striking Paradox.
Where to find wide-open skies—or a big telescope—if you live in the big city or in the eastern half of the state.
La Gloria restaurateur Johnny Hernandez takes the all-American burger on a tour of Mexico at this vibrant new joint.
A Wichita Man is Curious About Our Occasional Habit of Jumping a Highway Ditch.
The debut of a destination showpiece on the University of Texas campus marks a turning point for the Capital City.
In the midst of a cold, wet winter, an Abilene woman longs for the dog days of August.
It’s been almost thirty years since Larry McMurtry asked the barbed question, “Why are there still cows to be milked and chickens to be fed in every other Texas book that comes along?” Texas literature has since embraced other, more cosmopolitan concerns, and yet the western is still popular,…
A Texas Tech undergrad makes the case for the breakfast taco's not-so-poor relation.
A 39-year resident of Houston is gearing up for his first experience of the greatest road trip Texas has to offer.
This month, we have reimagined Texas Monthly’s design, both in the magazine and online.
The Italian restaurant has built its drink program around this herbal liqueur. Try the Life Aquatic.
Despite its rich Texas history, sotol is a little-known spirit. The men behind new Driftwood distillery Desert Door want to change that.
New books from Roger D. Hodge and Bryan Mealer draw an unsparing portrait of rural Texas.
Among the kitsch and charm, visitors will find some sophisticated offerings in this popular Central Texas destination.
The Austin thriller writer Meg Gardiner explains her connections to the Golden State Killer and the Oklahoma City bombing.
The governor enters his reelection campaign with plenty of questions about long-term vision and legacy.
The tomes collected by Austin's Melba and Ted Whatley find a place on the shelf in their modern, standalone structure.
Chef Bruno Davaillon strikes gold with his take on classic French cuisine in a lush, glamorous setting.
Parul Das's Two-Step Sari simplifies the complicated process of donning the traditional garment.
With the state’s four highest peaks, Guadalupe Mountains National Park offers incredible vistas and rewarding trails, which you just might have mostly to yourself.
Since Franklin Barbecue opened, pitmasters have turned to the more expensive cuts of meat. And that's a good thing.