Combining barbecue and tacos is a damn-near perfect culinary Texas creation. In fact, it is the barbecue tacos at Valentina’s Tex-Mex BBQ in Austin that has made this one of my favorite joints in the state. I’ve often wished that more tortillas were stuffed with smoked meat, so I was happy to find another…
Tacos with a side of civic engagement.
OK, sure. Now, can we stop talking about this?
It’s become a fairly common sight in Texas: smoke rising from a little trailer parked in a gravel lot alongside the highway. But the Plantation BBQ trailer in Richmond was running a trailer long before it food trucks were de rigueur. Richmond is southwest of Houston, about forty minutes from downtown,…
As SXSW approaches, Austin once more claims to be the home of the breakfast taco—and San Antonians aren’t having any of it.
Readers respond to our annual Bum Steer Awards.
Readers respond to the December 2015 issue.
Are You Ready for the 120 Tacos You Must Eat Before You Die?
The poor 'Texas Monthly' taco team had to eat soooo many tacos.
The Taco Cannon, which debuted at Fun Fun Fun Fest in 2012, once again fights to be recognized as the world’s first.