Matt Martinez

  • Dining

    January 17, 2013

    30 Essential Texas Restaurants

    Eat here before you die.

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2011

    Killer/Killer: Mike Terror's Making Dick Jokes and No More Kemo for Emo?

    ​We got a note from Larry Fenix, formerly of Kemo for Emo and now serving in Mike Terror's band that he and Terror were tackling a new side project called Killer/Killer. We got a chance to check out their debut song, "Hardy All the Time" on the band's Facebook page, a harsh electronic foray in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2009

    This Week In Deliciousness

    First some good news: we thought Late Night Pie was dead and gone, but it turns out we were mistaken; they've simply moved to a new location and will be returning with a full liquor license. Which is awesome, because pizza actually goes really well with wine.

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2009

    The King of Tex-Mex Is Dead

    photo by Will van OverbeekThird-generation Tex-Mex legend Matt Martinez, Jr. died last Friday at the age of 63. With his family, he owned Matt's Rancho Martinez and Matt's No Place restaurants in Dallas. He also had an interest in Matt's El Rancho, the legendary Austin Tex-Mex restaurant founded by ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2009

    Viet-Tex-Mex: Fried Avocado Lettuce Wraps

    "Fried Avocado Lettuce Wraps" is the name of popular new appetizer on the menu of Matt's Rancho Martinez in Dallas. Invented by fourth-generation Tex-Mex chef Marco Martinez, the dish features chicken-fried avocado slices served with Vietnamese-style lettuce wraps and condiments along with a monkey ... More >>

  • News

    July 3, 2008
  • Dining

    July 3, 2008

    Temples of Tex-Mex: A Diner's Guide to the State's Oldest Mexican Restaurants

    We took a pilgrimage in search of old-fashioned tamales, chili con carne and cheese enchiladas

  • Dining

    September 28, 2000

    Mama's Got a Brand-new Bag

    Mama Ninfa brings home fajitas

  • Dining

    June 1, 2000

    Using Her Noodle

    Liberty's Annie Wong can negotiate a tasty truce among even the most warring ingredients