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With a Concha Revival Underway, Here’s Where to Get the Colorful Pastries in Texas

With a Concha Revival Underway, Here’s Where to Get the Colorful Pastries in Texas

To everyone who rolled their eyes at the hybrid cronut or the gourmet over-complication of cupcakes in recent years (bakery fads: so many empty calories), we’ve got good news.

Austin’s Driskill Hotel Marks 135 Years as a Nexus of Texas Culture, Politics, and Society

Austin’s Driskill Hotel Marks 135 Years as a Nexus of Texas Culture, Politics, and Society

At one point in 2007, I found myself between jobs and needing to come up with my half of the rent for the apartment I shared with my then-boyfriend, now husband.

Famous Filipino Restaurant Chains Land in Houston

Famous Filipino Restaurant Chains Land in Houston

Suzette Garriel’s family brought the first of the big Filipino restaurant chains to Houston with the opening of Gerry’s Grill in the Asiatown area in February 2018.

Jonny Rhodes on Closing Indigo and His Plans for the Future

Jonny Rhodes on Closing Indigo and His Plans for the Future

In June 2020, Texas Highways profiled chef and restauranteur Jonny Rhodes of Indigo in Houston. Shortly after the story was published, Rhodes announced on Instagram he would close Indigo for good after one more year of service. For many fans and customers, the news came as shock.

Editor’s Note: Exploring Texas’ Cultural Crossroads

Editor’s Note: Exploring Texas’ Cultural Crossroads

Texas has always served as a cultural crossroads. Before it was the longest stretch of the United States’ southern border with Mexico, it was a boundary between Spain and French Louisiana. Long before that, it was home to a number of diverse indigenous tribes. Our name, even, derives from a Spanish interpretation of a Caddo greeting meaning “friend.” And the value of the state’s most prolific commodities—cattle, cotton, and oil—has been dependent on links to the world at large.

Toast Austin’s Bats with A Special Cocktail

Toast Austin’s Bats with A Special Cocktail

Head to the Four Seasons Hotel overlooking Lady Bird Lake or whip up your own “El Murciélago” at home

Diana Kennedy Donates Rare Mexican Cookbook Collection to The University of Texas at San Antonio

Diana Kennedy Donates Rare Mexican Cookbook Collection to The University of Texas at San Antonio

Diana Kennedy, widely considered to be the foremost authority on Mexican cooking, drove the 892 miles from her home in Michoacán, Mexico, to San Antonio in February (as chronicled by The New York Times) to drop off her collection of 19th-century Mexican cookbooks.

Terlingua Hosts the World’s First Sotol Festival

Terlingua Hosts the World’s First Sotol Festival

Nearly 1,000 attendees learned about the native spirit with tastings and more

Ghostly tales

Ghostly tales

Halloween certainly drums up images of ghosts, goblins and the sort, but the truth is, most Texans can tell you a solid ghost story anytime of the year.

In the Creative Moment

In the Creative Moment

The artist, inventor, architect, and teacher Buck Winn first beheld the hills of Wimberley in the late 1930s.

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