texas

chocolate

How This Syrian Refugee Family Brought Their Century-Old Chocolate Business to Texas

In Damascus, the name Slik is synonymous with fine confections. Now, the family-owned chocolatier is continuing its legacy in a new homeland.
Diana Hubbell
11.20.18
Soy

A Brief History of Conservatives Using Tofu-Eating as an Insult

Ted Cruz's recent remarks come from a long line of right-wingers mocking people for eating soy products.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.18.18
tipping

Texas Steakhouse Bans Customer Who Called Waiter a 'Terrorist'

Saltgrass Steak House is standing behind their employee, Khalil, after the customers refused to tip him.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.20.18
Pickles

Texas Couple Sues State Over Rigid Definition of 'Pickle'

Free the pickle!!!
Jelisa Castrodale
6.6.18
texas

Black Motivational Speaker Says Restaurant Called Cops Because He Refused to Move for White Customers

In a video shared on Facebook, a manager of Sambuca 360 is seen telling Wimbrey, "I don't like you."
Jelisa Castrodale
5.4.18
texas

An El Paso Dive Bar Is Serving Some of the Best Nachos in America

Not all locals agree about the future of Texas's biggest border city, but they do see eye to eye on one thing: The Tap's perfect nachos.
Eddie Cepeda
2.9.18
past lives

This Woman Claims Remembering Her Past Life as an Aztec Cured Her Food Addiction

Belinda Ramirez of San Antonio had an absolutely insatiable appetite—that is, until she underwent past life regression therapy and remembered her former life as a starving Aztec woman.
Alex Swerdloff
8.31.17
Fast Food Week

Fast Food Parking Lot: Portraits of Texan Teenagers Eating in Cars

How the marriage of fast food and car culture reshaped small town life.
Bertie Pearson
7.24.17
crime

81-Year-Old Grandma on Coffee Run Leads Cops on Low-Speed Chase

When the police asked her why she wouldn't answer their questions, she said, “Because I hate to answer stupid people."
Jelisa Castrodale
6.27.17
WTF

Internet Freaks Out After Woman Finds Teeth in Her Tacos—But Were They Really Teeth?

There's more to the story than meets the eye.
Gigen Mammoser
3.27.17
texas

Taco-Loving Man Starts Petition to Make Tacos the Official State Food of Texas

Critics of Rayo’s proposal (at least the ones willing to write on local news stations’ Facebook pages) are balling their tiny fists and saying that tacos ain’t ‘Merican the way that chili is.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.24.17
BBQ

This Salvodoran-American Is Perfecting Texas-Style Barbecue in LA

“If Franklin Barbecue uses this high-quality meat, why can’t I serve that exact same stuff here in the ‘hood?”
Javier Cabral
2.9.17
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