Song Premiere: Listen to the Title Track from Robert Earl Keen’s Forthcoming Western Chill

Being on the road may not go on forever for Robert Earl Keen, but his new album—and performance video and songbook and graphic novel—prove the party never ends

Food & Drink

A Big-Hearted New Cookbook from the Grandbaby Cakes Recipe Blogger

The Texas author, blogger, and television personality Jocelyn Delk Adams talks gratitude, inner joy, and celebration with food

This Land

The Beauty of the Barter

When folks trade peaches and bacon, they come away with more than just food

Arts & Culture

A Chickasaw Painter’s Layers of Heritage

Native American history meets Japanese techniques in the soul-shaking work of Brenda Kingery


Houston’s Wide Welcome

One of the country’s most diverse cities is, at its heart, the South’s biggest small town


New Texas Hotels with Old-School Allure

Five of the most welcoming new stays in Texas make smart use of old spaces

Food & Drink

Meet the Young Texas Pitmaster Cooking Up a Dynamic Future for Barbecue

One of the best brisket cooks in the Lone Star State (and therefore the world), Chuck Charnichart is following her own path with Barbs-B-Q—and building a barbecue future without borders

Anatomy of a Classic

Chicken and Rice Through the Centuries

Exploring the pleasures of a time-honored pairing at the country’s largest Mexican cookbook collection


New Music from Willie Nelson

The Texas living legend, who turns ninety this year, honors Harlan Howard and Buck Owens with his version of “Tiger by the Tail”


Texas-Style Green Chile Chorizo Queso

Feed the masses with this tried and true party grub

Land & Conservation

Conservation’s New Frontier in South Texas

The East Foundation is on the cutting edge of studying how working landscapes can work for people, cattle, quail, and wildlife of all stripes


Perk Up a Classic: Pimento Cheese with Candied Jalapeños

A Texas home cook brightens a beloved Southern dish


A Laid-Back Lake Austin Retreat

A relaxed lakeside spread in Texas unveils its party persona


Austin, TX

Mint Julep Dinner

A chef-inspired supper in celebration of Mint Julep Month

good dog

A Texas Mutt Takes His Owner for a Ride

Sometimes old dogs still have a few tricks left

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Lewis Barbecue
Pop-Up Dinner

G&G and Explore Charleston welcomed pitmaster John Lewis back home to the Lone Star State for a barbecue experience at Sagebrush in Austin, Texas

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Backyard Bash

G&G and Blade and Bow celebrated the February/March Texas issue with a game dinner and bourbon pairings


Waco’s Whiskey Wizard

Balcones head distiller Jared Himstedt on making a pour that captures the spirit of Texas

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G&G Club Pop-Up at Blue Hills

In collaboration with Explore Charleston, G&G featured a Garden & Gun Club Pop-Up at Blue Hills

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Round Top
Designer Dinner

G&G and Explore Charleston celebrated the launch of our February/March Best of Texas issue with a stylish fête