No. 42: March/April 2013




    Texas Margarita, Margarita Fizz, Mango-Habanero Margarita, Cucumber Margarita, Trial Margarita, Margarita La Condesa, Nuestra Margarita, Eternal Flame, Texas Fizz, The Rio Star Fizz, The Preamble, Perrito de Sal, Port of Havana, Jalisco Collins, The Missionary, Rubus Swizzle, Betty Whizzle, Odd Pal, The Mexican Monk


    Habanero Hot Sauce, The Homesick Texan’s Seven-Chile Texas Chili


    The Ultimate Texas Road Trip

    An imbiber’s guide to Austin, San Antonio, Houston and Dallas.

    Whiskey River

    A new local spirit flows, thanks to a growing posse of Texas distillers. Read More »

    Big in Texas

    After fits and starts, the Lone Star State’s craft beer scene is coming on strong. Read More »

    Texas Terroir

    Five reasons to open your mind to Lone Star wine.

    The New Texas Tea

    Specialty coffee has finally found a home on the range.



    A Texas hard cider, eight great twists on the Margarita, Texas Tempranillo, and a Q&A with Austin barbecue whisperer Aaron Franklin.

    Old Fashioned

    David Wondrich on the curious origins of the Texas Gin Fizz. Read More »


    Tasting through some of Texas’s top distillates.


    Take the party to the parking lot with our tailgate-ready pick.


    Texas red grapefruit is a point of pride in Lone Star cocktails. Read More »


    Houston bar owner Bobby Heugel wants you to think about your drink.

    Mix It Up

    Spicing things up Texas-style with homemade habanero hot sauce.


    A complex Texas chili calls on coffee, beer and chocolate.


    In Texas, tacos and craft brews go hand in hand.