Tex-Mex Tuesday

The Master Takes Charge at Tortas El Angel

Three different types of pork (and beef) in one sandwich in the Heights.

01/05/2016 By Alice Levitt

Tex-Mex Tuesday

Sizzling Short Ribs at Taqueria El Tapatio

An extensive menu and killer jukebox await at this beefy Mexican spot.

12/22/2015 By Alice Levitt

Tex-Mex Tuesday

The World in a Tortilla at Velvet Taco

Overlook the aesthetic and enjoy the flavor at this taco chain instead.

12/15/2015 By Alice Levitt

Tex-Mex Tuesday

Carnitas at Azteca Taqueria

A Heights taco truck has a way with tender pork.

12/08/2015 By Alice Levitt

Tex-Mex Tuesday

Fajitas at the Original Ninfa's on Navigation

Does the sizzling dish's progenitor still make the best fajitas in Houston?

12/01/2015 By Alice Levitt

Beef Beliefs

Is It Okay to Put Beans in Chili?

When it comes to chili, maybe it’'s time to chill.

11/29/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Tex-Mex Tuesday

Mole and More at Puebla's Mexican Kitchen & Bakery

Meet the Mexican café of your dreams, in plain sight in the Heights.

11/24/2015 By Alice Levitt

Dilemmas

When Is Tex-Mex No Longer Tex-Mex?

Could the answer lie in a puddle of chili gravy?

10/29/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Tex-Mex Tuesday

There's a New Place in Town for Puffy Tacos

Tacos a Go-Go ditches the tortas and tamales in favor of a brand-new, taco-centric menu.

09/22/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Tex-Mex Tuesday

Alicia's Mexican Grille Shares Its Family Secrets

This Houston chain owes its success to a surprising menu and a family's hard work.

09/22/2015 By Sara Samora

Chips and Dip

Everything You Ever Needed to Know for National Guacamole Day

We've got 5 fun facts to serve up along with your best guacamole recipe.

09/15/2015 By Jennifer Nguyen

On the half shell

Star Ingredient of the Season: Oysters

Oysters Añejo put a bold, Tex-Mex spin on a summer seafood staple.

08/05/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Restaurant Review

Believing in Reincarnation (or Trying to) at the Re-Opened El Cantina Superior

The El atones for its past self—but will it be enough?

05/31/2015 By Scott Vogel

breakfast

Eat This Now: Chorizo Torta at Common Bond

Going beyond the basic breakfast sandwich

03/19/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: Jan 30-Feb 6

Clutch City closes and another Tex-Mex restaurant sets its sights on Houston.

02/06/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

In and Out

The Liberty Kitchen Gang Is Taking Over The El Cantina

Get ready for Tex-Mex chicken fried steak.

12/11/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Listicles

The Dumbest Article You'll Read About Tex-Mex All Year

The Daily Meal's list of Houston's best Tex-Mex restaurants includes no actual Tex-Mex restaurants.

11/12/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

New & Notable

Red Ox Bar & Grill Now Open in Northside

Former owners of Bocados have brought a Tex-Mex icehouse to the Northside.

08/06/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Downtown Dining

Jonathan Jones Is Back in a Big Way at El Big Bad

A modern Tex-Mex menu that's just different enough is El Big Bad's recipe for success.

07/29/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Newsfix

Video: Where To Go for the Best Mexican Food in Houston

How do we know the best of all the Mexican restaurants in Houston? Been there, ate that.

07/14/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt