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

Mexican & Margaritas

4 Tex-Mex Breakfast Plates That Rise & Shine

Tacos are hardly the last word in Mexican breakfasts—especially on leisurely weekend mornings when you need to refuel after a long week (or just a long night).

07/07/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Heads Up

The El Cantina Opens Its Doors July 4

Ken Bridge's new Tex-Mex spot on White Oak is opening just in time for your day off.

07/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Mexican & Margaritas

Slideshow: The Gringo’s Guide to Pan Dulce

Don’t know your conchas from your cuernos? We’re here to help.

06/30/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Mexican & Margaritas

The Wide World of Mexican Cocktails

¡Palomas, micheladas, sangritas, vampiros, los big shots y más!

06/30/2014 By Robb Walsh

Mexican & Margaritas

A Margarita for Every Mood

We’ve rounded up the nine best bars and restaurants to whet your whistle.

06/30/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Mexican & Margaritas

The 10 Essential Taco Trucks

The fancy-food-truck fad may be fading, but good, old-fashioned taco trucks are here to stay. Here are a few worth seeking out.

06/30/2014 By Robb Walsh

Mexican & Margaritas

Our Tex-Mex Survey Results

We asked, several hundred of you answered.

06/30/2014 Illustrations by Dan Derozier By Katharine Shilcutt

Mexican & Margaritas

Where to Find Houston’s Best Mexican Seafood

Houston has long boasted America’s widest variety of Mexican seafood restaurants, but thanks to these five spots, Gulf Coast Mexican is entering a whole new era.

06/30/2014 By Robb Walsh

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

Pan Dulce

The Gringo’s Guide to Pan Dulce

Don’t know your conchas from your cuernos? We’re here to help.

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

Tex-Mex Time

Opening Soon: The El Cantina on White Oak

The newest project from Pink's Pizza owner Ken Bridge is a Tex-Mex venture at White Oak and Studewood.

06/04/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Queso Quiz

Survey: How Do You Take Your Tex-Mex?

We want to know what matters most to you about Tex-Mex.

05/09/2014