But the real winner is a burger that almost didn't make it on the menu.
Follow writer Peter Holley as he explores some of the city's traditional-medicine and faith-healing establishments.
A sense of belonging reverberates all throughout the San Antonio R&B artist’s new album, ‘If You Feel.’…
Gina Ortiz Jones lost by fewer than 1,000 votes to popular retiring Republican Will Hurd in 2018 in the sprawling southwest Texas district. Now, she faces a less well-known rival in Tony Gonzales.
As COVID-19 spreads, some Hispanic San Antonians are relying on sage, psychics, and prayer.
For decades, many Texans accepted racist stereotypes that Mexican food was unsafe. Businesses had to emphasize their cleanliness to survive.
The former city manager talks about a dead rat in a gift basket, a poop sandwich, and her timely new memoir, ‘Greedy Bastards.’…
In Memoriam: Bartell Zachry Built a Global Business, but He Always Considered Himself a San Antonian—and an Aggie
The longtime leader of his family’s engineering and construction firm, Zachry leaves a legacy of volunteer work and philanthropy.
An investigation into the Paper of Record that is, alas, somehow necessary.
Classics such as papas con huevos and migas are litmus tests for breakfast taco spots, and this San Antonio shop nails the exam.
Rafael Gonzales Jr. has developed a version of the classic game for the age of the coronavirus.
When the coronavirus forced 83-year-old Herminia Valdez to quarantine, her family found a creative and safe way to lift her spirits.
The annual festival, which brings millions of dollars to the city’s economy, has been postponed to early November.
The city, which trained for a flu pandemic as recently as November, is ground zero for military medicine.
Photographer John Dyer’s iconic photos of the fallen singer are being shown for the first time.
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 Immortal Alamo’ says much about the silent film era, and how San Antonio could have been Hollywood.
Kate Purdy talks about rotoscoping her hometown of San Antonio for the year’s best new TV series.
Bexar County leaders are grappling with rates of violence against women that exceed those in the state’s other major cities.
Artists are preparing to launch the city’s largest zine festival on October 5th.
After breaking out in comedy and film, Wells is telling stories in new ways.
He renounced his violent San Antonio childhood during 28 years behind bars. A new life and new love awaited him outside the prison gates.
An analysis of the two Texan presidential candidates’ rally songs.
The city of San Antonio is doing its best to help migrants from Africa figure out what comes after their harrowing journeys.
”Armed only with a mean face,” former sailor and soldier Oscar Stewart became a hero.
Following a Friday concert in San Antonio, Ma will travel to the border to celebrate the region’s culture and spark conversations about all that unifies Mexicans and Americans.
*There’s a big drop off between #1 and #2, though.
Ruby City, Adjaye’s first building in Texas, is the vision of the late Linda Pace, and will house her personal collection.
Over the years, Texas Monthly’s most celebrated voices have written about the places that shaped them, from the Panhandle to the border. We revisit some of the classics.
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.
The former San Antonio mayor threw his hat in the ring during a formal announcement Saturday.
The San Antonio Twitter legend mobilizes a quarter-million followers to advocate for social justice (and sell a few books).
Spoiler: We have no idea, but 2018 is wild.
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.
Artists Ana Fernandez and Cruz Ortiz on finding inspiration in their hometown.