Helen Thompson

110 Articles

April 30, 1992


The ravenous whitefly is after our crops—and insecticides don’t even faze it.

September 30, 1991

Club Hubbub

A private club’s prolonged turf war of the sexes leaves everyone teed off.

July 31, 1991

Pop Art

An avid doodler puts a good face on his obsession with snack food.

Domain Recipe|
September 30, 1990


Crash Course; Rambling Roses; Absolutely Floored; Bones to Pick

August 31, 1990


The Shining; Looming Large; Building a Better Cookie; Once Upon a Wall.

June 30, 1990


Clear Winner; Aqua Viva Man; Take a Stand; Water Featured

Food & Drink|
December 1, 1986

On the Menu: Castle Hill Cafe

ONE OF THE FEW COMPLAINTS we have ever heard about Castle Hill Cafe is that it is too loud—which is true. But the acoustics in this former grocery store built in 1896 are only partly at fault. Blame instead the multitude of loyal customers who flock to this low-key and

Food & Drink|
September 30, 1986

On the Menu – Cappyccino’s

Cappyccino’s 10 Ideas To Improve Life Say please and thanks Avoid malls, discounters, and mass merchants Take Sundays off Plant seeds Enjoy sunrises and sunsets Make 100 year decisions Mass media only in moderation Balance high-tech and high-touch Reward teachers, artists,

Food & Drink|
August 31, 1986

On the Menu: Cabrito

For more than twenty years, the central Texas town of Brady has staged the World Championship Barbeque Goat Cook-off on Labor Day weekend. Cabrito is a delicacy that has its ardent admirers—and many detractors. To those who have failed to see the merit in a crunchy yet tender piece of

Food & Drink|
May 31, 1986

On the Menu: The Landmark Restaurant

The Warwick Melrose Hotel, Dallas is proud to showcase a culinary team led by Chef Jeff Moschetti. This creative team has been honored with the AAA Four Diamond award the prestigious DiRoNA award and the Wine Spectator award. In a city that boasts the highest number of restaurants per capita,

Web Exclusive|
April 1, 1986

On the Menu: Rosario’s

Rosario’s has always been a colorful spot to dine, and not just because the food is an energetic and enthusiastic version of authentic Mexican cuisine. This neighborhood bar on the edge of the historic King William district is bright with vivid shades of the rainbow—purple ceilings and purple ceiling

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