Feeding From the Belly of The Beast

Paris, France is an unlikely place to find authentic Texas BBQ. But thanks to Thomas Abramowicz, it’s there, and it’s very good.

In our continuing series, The Texas Embassies, we introduce you to outstanding restaurants throughout the world serving Texas-inspired fare. Photos by Joann Pai. The world is having a love affair with Texas barbecue. There’s a magic alchemy between fire, smoke, seasoning and meat, and it's a source of amusement to watch the rest of us finally...

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Two Hundred Springs Beneath Your Feet

For an easy summer diversion, head to San Marcos and take a glass-bottom boat tour on crystal-clear Spring Lake.

Photos by Caleb Kerr After what seemed like months of never-ending rain, hot weather has returned to Texas, and summer officially feels like a Texas summer. Reminiscing about our trip this time last year to Jacob’s Well, we were again drawn to the water’s edge. This year, our search led us to...

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Made In Texas: Tiny Texas Houses

The houses Brad Kittel builds may be tiny, but they're the product of big vision, pure salvage, and a fair amount of space magic. 

In this recurring series, we visit the best product brands in the Lone Star State, and introduce you to the Texans behind them. Our Made in Texas series is an extension of our popular 2013 publication, Texas Works: Products and Portraits of Talent. Introduction by Vincent Friedewald; photos and tour narrative are by Caleb Kerr....

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Aransas National Wildlife Refuge: Timeless Texas Biodiversity

Just outside of Corpus Christi, this conservation area showcases the natural and untouched beauty of coastal Texas.

Photos by Caleb Kerr.  The Aransas National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1937 in an effort to protect dwindling populations of migratory birds and other wildlife in the region. Set aside by the executive order of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, this unique Gulf Coast landscape was able to continue it’s...

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Summer Recipe: Bloody Mariachi Cucumber Shots

Impress your weekend guests with this refreshing, Texas-inspired twist on the traditional Bloody Mary.

This week we're proud to welcome guest contributor Katherine Hysmith of The Young Austinian to share with you this flavorful and creative summertime recipe.  Article, recipes, and photos by Katherine Hysmith for No. 4 St. James.  The origins of the Bloody Mary are as varied as a Tex-Mex combo plate.  Several...

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In Brooklyn, Small-Batch Kolaches from the Heart of Texas

Autumn Stanford and her Brooklyn Kolache Co. school NYC on the historical pastry.

In our continuing series, The Texas Embassies, we introduce you to outstanding restaurants throughout the world serving Texas-inspired fare. Photos by Alexander Pedigo. No one else was making them — so she decided to do it. Such was Autumn Stanford’s straightforward reasoning behind opening a kolache shop in Brooklyn. Born and raised in Austin, Texas, Stanford...

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At One Time, in Texas: Creede, Colorado

Texas is big, but it used to a be a lot bigger. In this photo essay, see the dramatic mountain landscapes that were once within the Republic of Texas.

In this new series, At One Time, in Texas, we present images from American regions and towns that fell within the boundaries of the historic Republic of Texas.   Photos courtesy of Bev Chapman, John Gary Brown, and Sarah Wallace. Special thanks to Avery Augur for his assistance.  Compared to the current shape of Texas that...

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