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San Antonio’s Delicious Tamales Lives Up to Its Name

November 21, 2023 | By John T. Davis

Join the Club for a Delectable Sunday Supper in Van

January 24, 2023 | By June Naylor

El Naranjo’s Iliana de la Vega Brings Traditional Flavors of Mexico to Austin

October 27, 2022 | By Marisa Charpentier

Burklee Hill Vineyards Brings New Life to Kress Department Store in Lubbock

July 9, 2021 | By June Naylor

Located in a beautifully renovated 1930s Kress department store building, the winery opened in March 2020, and serves about a dozen wines.

Houston’s Turkey Leg Hut Creates Soulful Spins on the State Fair Classic

October 29, 2020 | By Heather Brand

Luby’s Long Goodbye

September 11, 2020 | By Jill Coody Smits

If you grew up in Texas, you’ve probably eaten at Luby’s. And if you’ve eaten at Luby’s, your feelings about the restaurant may run surprisingly deep. While it’s been decades since I stepped inside one, my nostalgia for square fish, church clothes, and green Jell-O has been in overdrive since hearing the 73-year old Houston-based cafeteria chain is closing multiple locations and heading toward liquidation.

Jonny Rhodes on Closing Indigo and His Plans for the Future

July 8, 2020 | By Mai Pham

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.

Try the Food at These 7 Texas Gas Stations

February 20, 2020 | By Kimya Kavehkar

Road tripping in a big state like Texas requires serious sustenance. When Cheetos and Little Debbie won’t do, these gas stations around the state offer more filling fare, ranging from tacos to kolaches to lobster bisque. Next time you hit the highways, keep any eye out for these popular fuel stops that also serve good eats.

3 Festive Cocktails to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

December 23, 2019 | By Kimya Kavehkar

Make your Christmas and New Year’s festivities extra merry with seasonal cocktails that will impress guests and get them into the celebrating spirit.

Culinary Institute of America Opens New Restaurant at its San Antonio Campus

January 24, 2019 | By Kimya Kavehkar

For a sneak peek of up-and-coming culinary talent, make plans to visit Savor in San Antonio.

The restaurant opened Jan. 22 inside the Texas campus of the Culinary Institute of America at the Pearl entertainment district. Led by professional instructors, students working toward associate degrees prepare and serve local and seasonal, “modern American” food that draws from various cultures they’ve studied, from Asian to European cuisine.

After Harvey, Houston’s Dining Scene Is Stronger Than Ever

May 23, 2018 | By Mai Pham

Ask Houstonians what they love about their city, and they’re bound to bring up its first-rate dining scene. Houston’s culinary offerings have been strong for a while but never more so than in recent years, with high-profile restaurants capturing attention on a national stage and the number of eateries in the Houston metro area swelling to a record of more than 12,000 featuring cuisines from about 75 countries.

You’ll Find Great Comfort Food and a Few Friends at Rockport Seafood Standout GLOW

May 23, 2018 | By Michael Corcoran

“This has always been a gathering spot, a place to make memories,” Karey said of the 32-seat eatery, designed to be intimate but also social, like a European bistro. The tables are so close, conversations spill over and friendships develop. If you’d like a little room and a nice view of Little Bay, there are six well-spaced picnic tables outside, in addition to patio seating.

Fort Worth’s Black Forest

October 14, 2014 | By Celestina Blok

I’m cutting through a slice of Black Forest Cake at Swiss Pastry Shop in Fort Worth, running my fork through the confection’s crispy, crackly layers of golden baked meringue, which are slathered with sweet whipped cream and heavily garnished with dark chocolate shavings and sprinkles.

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