Susan Chadwick

Articles by Susan Chadwick

Formal Christmas Coffee

Jan 20, 2013 By Susan Chadwick

Houston caterer Byron Franklin’s holiday coffee reflects his Texas upbringing and years of study in Vienna. Franklin, born and raised in Baytown, has no formula or fixed menus for his clients, but his own tastes run to the traditional and formal. “Everybody is different,” says Franklin. “My philosophy is, regardless…

A Goode Idea

Jul 31, 1992 By Susan Chadwick

How the owner of Goode Company in Houston took the three basic Texas food groups—barbecue, Tex-Mex, and burgers—and built an empire.

The Kathy Ratings

Sep 30, 1985 By Susan Chadwick

Kathy Whitmire’s substantial achievements as mayor of Houston are overshadowed by her bad public image and political ineptitude—not a good situation for a candidate seeking a third term.

The Native Texan

Dec 31, 1969 By Susan Chadwick

In simplest terms, a native Texan is someone who was born in Texas. But only the most literal-minded would be satisfied with that definition. That just doesn’t get to the heart of the matter. To some people, for instance, it is possible to be more native than other natives, as…