How one of Texas’s only bean-to-bark chocolate makers conquered the barbecue world.
The Legendary Barbecue Inn Serves Up Fried Favorites
Established in 1946, this Houston restaurant is keeping the family tradition alive, one piece of fried chicken at a time.
More Than 35 Years Later, the World Champ Owner of Ann’s Tackle Shop Has Still Got It
Ann Thomasson-Wilson’s East Texas bait shop is a must-stop before anglers of all ages head out to the nearby Sam Rayburn Reservoir.
Renowned Houston Photographer Earlie Hudnall Jr. Always Has His Camera In Hand
Famous for portraits of Houston’s Black community, Hudnall's work is recognized around the world while his subject matter remains distinctly local.
Sound Check: Nobody’s Girl
Nobody’s Girl was formed in 2017 out of three Austin solo acts, all of whom had individually won the "New Folk" award at the annual Kerrville Folk Festival. BettySoo, Grace Pettis, and Rebecca Loebe stopped by Texas Monthly's studio to perform their lead single “What’ll I Do” from the EP
The Daughter of a Barbecue Family Takes Tradition in a New Direction
At Texas Q in Kingwood, Sloan Rinaldi is the first woman in her family to take over the barbecue pit in over a hundred years.
Sound Check: Giulia Millanta & The Imaginary Friends
On her new album Conversation With a Ghost (released June 22), Giulia Millanta confronts loss in all its iterations. The resulting album is full of longing, beauty, and—through it all—a sense of hope.
An East Texas Local Wants You to Remember Trammel’s Trace
The early road used by Native Americans and settlers ran through what would become Gary Pinkerton’s family farm in Rusk County.
The Tiniest Bank in Texas Didn’t Deal in Change
For decades, Roddy Wiley ran the only bank in the small town of Oakwood, which happily resisted modern technology well into the twenty-first century.
Meet Your New Nightmare, the Hammerhead Worm
The Texas Legislature Finally Comes for Ken Paxton
Love and Death in Silicon Prairie, Part I: Candy Montgomery’s Affair
‘How to Create a Sex Scandal’: What You Need to Know About the New Docuseries
Ray Wylie Hubbard on “Whiskey River,” Strong Weed, and Willie Nelson’s Smile
Goodbye to a Writer
Move Over, Austin: Fort Worth Is the New Texas Boomtown
How a Powerful Texas Lawmaker and His Family Made Half a Million for a Few Phone Calls
Welcome to the Return of Glam at the Best New Hotels in Texas