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

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