April 1991 Issue

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Meaner Than a Junkyard Dog

“Guys like me like Iraq,” says Houston oilman Oscar Wyatt. “That’s the way the real world works, baby.”


Cult of Self

With their earnest autobiographical and cultural themes, the young Mexican painters and sculptors are following the legacy of Frida Kahlo.


State Fare: Ballroom Lamb Chops

Opposites attract in this fetching dish from Houston’s Ritz-Carlton Hotel. A dusting of cajun seasoning and split-second blackening forthrightly support the lamb’s delicate flavor, and an opulent creamy sauce emboldened with jalapeños positions this creation by executive sous-chef Kevin Dimond squarely in the Southwest.Dimond’s mix-and-match technique has found a champion



Net Worth

How does NBA superstar David Robinson handle his millions? He passes them to a real mom-and-pop operation—his parents.

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