This just in: Fort Worth chef Grady Spears (you remember Reata, right, and the Chisholm Club?) of recently opened Dutch's at 3009 S. University Dr. is working on a new cookbook. It's going to be called The Cowboy Way, and it's being done with long-time collaborator and writer June Naylor.
Here's the idea: Grady travels around the country to various cowboy sites and cooks on location with cowboy chefs and other fun food people. So far the pair has done a chuck wagon stint at the Perini Ranch Steakhouse in Buffalo Gap and a tailgate party at the Texas Stadium before a Cowboys game. Next they're heading to Kansas City for a barbecue photo shoot. Then on to LA, Arizona, New Mexico, and the Big Island of Hawaii (wait--Hawaii?! Maybe they wrangle poi there--would you call them "poiboys"?). Look for The Cowboy Way next October--that's 2008.
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