On a recent trip to Houston, I told a friend that I’d never been to Ninfa’s, the Tex-Mex institution acclaimed for popularizing fajitas. My friend, a native of Mexico City who was raised in San Antonio but has made a career in food events and publishing in Houston,...
Get Your Bread, Milk, and Wagyu Delivered

Get Your Bread, Milk, and Wagyu Delivered

Local Yocal Farm to Market in McKinney is now offering delivery of all items from their food store and butcher shop, including Wagyu and Angus beef, house-made sausages, chicken, and more. They also carry a number of locally sourced grocery items, such as Mill-King...
NYC’s Big Brisket Competition Heads to Williamsburg

NYC’s Big Brisket Competition Heads to Williamsburg

Famed brisket competition heads to Williamsburg Brisket King of NYC returns for its seventh year, moving to Williamsburg. The lengthy list of competition participants includes NYC homegrown barbecue joints like Hill Country, Salt and Bone BBQ, Butcher Bar, and...
BBQ Joint Number 51

BBQ Joint Number 51

June has been barbecue month at Texas Monthly. After a four-year wait (and thousands of miles and hundreds of joints), our new Top 50 BBQ joint list was finally released. It’s been a good month for both the magazine and—we hope—those who made the barbecue list. For...
The List: The Top 50 Barbecue Joints in Texas

The List: The Top 50 Barbecue Joints in Texas

Texas barbecue has no peer on earth.” That’s what I immodestly declared in 2013, when we published our fourth list of the fifty best barbecue joints in the state. We were right, of course, but I did wonder: Had we peaked? Was there nowhere to go but down? Four years...