Eat + Drink

Longtime North Texas Chain El Chico Serves Warm Memories

February 23, 2024 | By Eric Webb

Recipe: Chorizo Cheese Dip

February 16, 2024 | By

Cooking time: 20 minutes
Ingredients
12 oz. Chorizo de San Manuel chorizo
1 pound lean ground beef
2 pounds American cheese, cubed
1 10 oz.

Chorizo de San Manuel Remains a True Taste of the Rio Grande Valley

February 16, 2024 | By Daynara Gutierrez

Inside Valentine Texas Bar Is a West Texas Fairy Tale

February 8, 2024 | By Sarah M. Vasquez

It’s easy to miss Valentine Texas Bar. The building on State Highway 90 looks just like any of the other remote West Texas town’s crumbling adobe, especially with the restoration work at the adjacent HiWay Cafe.

The BAPS Mandir Temple Outside Houston Is an Architectural Wonder

January 24, 2024 | By Megha McSwain

What appears to be a white marble palace in a faraway land is in fact one of the state’s grandiose Hindu places of worship, known as a mandir.

The South Texas-Inspired Pizzas of Chef Janet Zapata

January 15, 2024 | By Luis G. Rendon

The Folklore Surrounding the Neiman Marcus Chocolate Chip Cookie

December 8, 2023 | By Sarah Thurmond

On Christmas mornings, once the flurry of opening presents dies down, my mom always brings out the cookie tray.

Make Room for the Tamale Burger This Holiday Season

December 5, 2023 | By Ali Khan

San Antonio’s Delicious Tamales Lives Up to Its Name

November 21, 2023 | By John T. Davis

Czech Out Tanglefoot Brewing in Temple

November 21, 2023 | By Ruvani de Silva

Spice Up the Holidays with Alternative Cranberry Sauces From Texas Makers

November 15, 2023 | By Addie Broyles

Nearly every region of the United States has some kind of native berry: huckleberries in the Northwest, dewberries and mulberries in the South, chokeberries in the East, and cranberries in the swamps and bogs of the Northeast.

What the Recent Drought Means for Texas Pecans This Holiday Season—and Beyond

November 3, 2023 | By Laura Mallonee

Dust flies up from the wheels of Mark Walls’ UTV on a hot mid-September morning as he drives through the 300 acres of pecan trees that his granddad, a bespectacled dentist named Edmund “Doc” Darilek, planted in Seguin in 1958.

How Amarillo Became a Mecca for International Cuisine

October 24, 2023 | By Claudia Kolker

Lubbock’s Culinary Evolution Brings Something New to the Table

October 24, 2023 | By Cynthia J. Drake

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