Mexican & Margaritas

Houston’s 15 Best Tex-Mex Restaurants

Finding the best out of hundreds of Tex-Mex establishments was no easy task (especially on our arteries), but we did it.

06/30/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Best of Houstonia

Houston's Best Mexican Restaurants

Best queso? Best fajitas? Best tamales? Best Mexican seafood? It’s all here. Oh, and margaritas, too.

06/30/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Mexican & Margaritas

5 Awesome Breakfast Tacos to Try Today

What the bagel is to NYC, the breakfast taco is to Houston—so you’d better get it right.

06/24/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Farm to Table

Squash Blossom Season Is in Full Bloom at Hugo's

The delicate yellow flowers are an annual favorite at chef Hugo Ortega's regional Mexican restaurant.

06/11/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Article

Andy's Home Cafe: Tex-Mex 24 Hours a Day

The decades-old Tex-Mex diner is the best place to feel welcome (and get a plate of enchiladas) at 2 a.m.

04/02/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Article

Guadalajara-Style Churros: Viva la Diferencia

Among the treasures at Sunny Flea Market are these unusual churros.

03/31/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Article

On the Tamale Trail in Mississippi

From Mexico to Mississippi, the tamale has become a Southern staple—whether you realize it or not.

03/14/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Mutt City Mash-Ups

How Has a Gyro Taco Never Happened Here Before?

Just because you can do something doesn't mean you should.

02/20/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Mutt City Mash-Ups

Guacamole Bobe at Rustika Cafe

At Rustika Cafe, owner Leo Reznick sees nothing unusual about Mexican-Jewish fusion food.

02/19/2014 By Robb Walsh

Day Drinking

Cuchara Serves Its First Saturday Brunch This Weekend

Double the brunch, double the fun.

01/31/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Mexican Food

Caracol's Tangerine Snapper Ceviche

Pucker up: there's a tart new ceviche in town.

01/24/2014 By Robb Walsh

Nixtamalization for You and Me

Masa for Tamales

Let's get all nerdy on tamales.

12/05/2013 By Robb Walsh

Chef Chat

Diana Kennedy Must Speak Loudly Before She Expires

The famous cookbook author and Mexican food maven on why preservation is more important now than ever.

10/28/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Seasonal Treats

Pomegranate: Ancient SuperFruit

September through February is pomegranate season.

10/28/2013 By Robb Walsh

Get Lit

Mexican Food Maven Diana Kennedy Heading to Houston

The author and authority on Mexican cuisine will be signing her cookbooks at Hugo's.

10/16/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Taqueria Tales

Elotes and Expansion at Taqueria La Macro

The newly-expanded Taqueria La Macro is offering Friday night festivities along with a big new menu.

10/10/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Mexican Hangover Cures

Clásicos para los Excesos

Barbacoa de borrego has lately joined the familiar line-up of Mexican hangover cures.

10/07/2013 By Robb Walsh

Top 10 Tacos

10 Favorite Tacos for National Taco Day

October 4 is National Taco Day. Do you know where you're eating tacos?

10/04/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Mexican Recipes

How to Make Mole in 30 Minutes or Less

Go ahead and let your friends think you spent all day cooking up this amazing dried chile sauce.

06/26/2013 By Robb Walsh

Taqueria Thursday

Pollo Plate at Mi Hacienda

I prefer my chicken with a bit of a spicy kick, but this dish was definitely satisfying.

05/16/2013 By Paloma Lenz