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No Passport, No Problem: Authentic Mexican Fare at Austin’s Fonda San Miguel

Even before you step through the restaurant’s massive, hand-carved wooden doors, you’ve been transported to a place that usually requires…

Making the rounds at Eagle Mountain Farmhouse Cheese Co.

In a stainless steel vat in the back of a cheese shop in Lipan, I use a large paddle to…

Tribute to art of canning at the State Fair of Texas

The State Fair of Texas, held every fall at Dallas’ Fair Park, is a feast for eyes, ears, and taste…

Slurp up hand-pulled noodles at Houston's Let's Noodle

On a sleepy Thursday afternoon just after the lunch rush, Let’s Noodle, a hand-pulled noodle shop in Houston’s Chinatown area,…

Music, food and craft cocktails (no worms) at Blackie's Bait Shop

The first time I walked into Blackie’s Bait Shop and spotted the blue marlin replicas hanging on the walls and…

To Dine For

Since my husband and I moved from Fort Worth to a ranch south of Glen Rose a decade ago, we’ve…

Meringue and Memories

There is a sweet spot in East Texas where mile-high meringue and heritage are folded into the ultimate dessert experience.…

Hot off the Griddle

Like many Texans who have a fondness for pancakes, I keep a list of favorite places to eat them. Magnolia…

A Story on Every Plate

Inside Das Peach Haus’ weathered wooden storefront off US 87 in Fredericksburg, the shelves lining the store’s perimeter overflow with…

¡Sopa Deliciosa!

For restaurateur and cookbook author Sylvia Casares, the road to becoming Houston’s beloved “Enchilada Queen” started mid-career. “I was 42…

Make Time for Tea Cakes

In her new cookbook From Tea Cakes to Tamales: Third-Generation Texas Recipes, journalist and former Texas Highways editor Nola McKey…

Chilaquiles

In Texas Highways’ new Plates/Cook department, which debuts with this story, we’ll aim to explore Texas’ vast culture of cooking—including…
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