And what's the Mexican music that sounds like polka?
Paul EasonSinger-songwriter Paul Eason grew up in Houston, went to college in San Marcos and, predictably, ended up in Austin to ply his musical craft. We won't hold that against him.And, judging by the quality of Eason's country/folk, it's difficult to begrudge the guy his choice of cities. Clea ... More >>
On The Range is a weekly exploration of the history and lore of Texas menu items.Growing up, the most magical place in the world was not Six Flags, Playland Park, or Disney World. Nope, not even the State Fair of Texas. You see, the place near and dear to every child's heart--before the inventio ... More >>
Goats helped settle America. Not kidding: According to Robb Walsh, author of The Tex-Mex Cookbook, goats were the preferred diet of common folk in Europe, so when Columbus sailed to the New World on his second voyage in 1493 he brought goats for meat, cheese, and milk--along with Spanish sheph ... More >>
Border Patrolman Jorge Diaz left Mexico at 12. For 20 years, he's trolled the South Texas brush for illegal compatriots.
A few glowing embers can be found at Firehouse
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Dallas restaurateurs weather a year of many valleys, few peaks
Nuevo Leon & Monica's Aca y Alla
Third time's not the charm for the Dallas "Mex-Mex" institution
Hedary's Lebanese Oven & Grill offers reverent interpretations of ancient dishes
El Nuevo Leon offers subtle, delicious Mex-Mex mutations