Among the surprises: The Original Ninfa's in Houston makes its first appearance as a contender for Outstanding Restaurant.
Where to eat now: The state’s best chefs take eclectic to a whole new level.
Halibut with mole blanco. A giant soup dumpling. A mug of oysters. Queso. Our Dining Guide contributors share their favorite bites of 2018 from across the state.
It might be oversaturation, but what these recent lists say about how we are eating now is pretty fascinating.
Austin's Suerte, Houston's Theodore Rex, and Carnitas Lonja in San Antonio receive national acclaim.
The traditional corn dough forms the basis of a culinary adventure at this new Mexican restaurant.