The contemporary Southern restaurant Filament is bringing light to Dallas’s Deep Ellum neighborhood.
From Geraldine’s, in Austin.
Taking stock of small-town stock shows.
Oaxacan style, by way of Dallas.
From FT33, in Dallas.
The building may be aged, but the food at San Antonio’s Brigid is up-to-date.
Party planners, pack a pepper.
When you need a break from Uptown glitz, a scruffier, scrappier neighborhood beckons.
Keeping the cowboy legend alive.
Roosevelt Room, in Austin.
State of Grace may be new, but it evokes memories of old Houston.
Where to find the brightest holiday trails in the state.
The romance of doing everything by hand.
Preparing the perfect peppery pot.
Johnny’s Gold Brick, in Houston.
A new Spanish-style restaurant, Bullfight, puts Austin’s once sketchy Airport Boulevard right in the middle of the dining arena.
Our state nut goes just fine with some cream and bourbon.
Craft beer, artisanal cocktails, and industrial chic: Abilene is finally ready for its close-up.
How the drought led to a revival of America’s only native caffeinated drink.
How Evan Turner opened the taverna Helen in a fit of passion—and brought Houston a modern twist on dolmades.
Because you know you’ve always wanted to kick it up.
The Monterey, in San Antonio.
It don’t need no fancy name.
Peace and quiet among our most famous gravestones.
In midlife, a Dallasite finds a new career as a jewelry maker.
Are Houston’s suburbs ready for “gel spheres” and “carbonated pineapple conserve”?
The Townsend, in Austin.
A tradition of the trail—without the hide, hooves, or horns.
The Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge is a world-class site for birding and . . . ocelotting?
Summer’s here and the time is right for diving in the deep.
From Midnight Rambler, Dallas
The couple behind Rancho Loma is bringing high-end cuisine to a town of 4,500.
When paddling on plastic just won’t do.
Hold the sugar.
They’re spicy, crunchy, and fattening. What more could a Texan want?
From Vox Table, in Austin.
At Italic, the couple behind 24 Diner, Easy Tiger, and Arro worked out the kinks before they opened their doors.
These San Antonio leather-workers keep it all in the family.
Sometimes, when you want a lot of space, you need to go somewhere small—like Canadian.
It’s not easy being green. So make sure you start with some good avocados.
At the Dallas ramen shop Ten, you have to stand to eat the food—all the better to give it the ovation it deserves.
From Pappas Bros. Steakhouse, in Dallas.
Corpus Christi fisherman John Garcia’s painted creations are off the hook.
When you’ve got Barney Smith’s toilet seat exhibit, who needs the Rothko Chapel?
A century after it was first proposed, Houston’s Hermann Park is finally in full bloom.
It’s famous, it’s frothy, and it’s making a comeback.
Something’s burning in Amarillo.
From Esquire Tavern, San Antonio.
Houston’s Oporto Fooding House is almost certainly the finest Italian-Portuguese-Indian fusion restaurant in the world.
A novice Austin jewelry maker catches Anthropologie’s eye.