August 1993

Features

Feature
Juke Joints

Jul 31, 1993 By Texas Monthly

Since the fifties, they’ve been East Texas’ most colorful watering holes—bar none.

Feature
Famous Last Words

Jul 31, 1993 By johnconnally and mickeyherskowitz

John Connally opposed supply-side economics, thought Sid Richardson mistreated Perry Bass, and never regretted not being president: this and other candid commentary from his forthcoming autobiography.

Feature
Inn Vogue

Jul 31, 1993 By jenniferfarley

For business travelers with reservations about big-city hotels, bed and breakfasts suddenly have staying power.

Web

Recipe
Soy-Wasabi Sauce

Jul 31, 1993 By Texas Monthly

Soy-Wasabi Sauce 5 tablespoons wasabi powder (available at Asian markets) 3 – 4 tablespoons water 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 egg yolk 1 tablespoon soy sauce 2 teaspoons rice wine vinegar 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon sake (available at liquor stores or…

Recipe
Pickled Ginger

Jul 31, 1993 By Texas Monthly

1/2 cup fresh ginger, sliced paper thin with vegetable peeler 1/4 cup white vinegar 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar 1/2 cup sugar Stir all ingredients together in nonreactive stainless steel pan or glass saucepan and bring to a boil. Let mixture cool to room temperature and chill…

Recipe
Grilled Pacific Salmon with Soy-Wasabi Sauce

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

Soy-Wasabi Sauce 5 tablespoons wasabi powder (available at Asian markets) 3 – 4 tablespoons water 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 egg yolk 1 tablespoon soy sauce 2 teaspoons rice wine vinegar 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon sake (available at liquor stores or…

Columns

Environment
King Fish

Jul 31, 1993 By Sheri Fowler

One of the world’s magnificent game fish, tarpon are back in Texas waters. Can we keep them from disappearing again?

Books
Mean Streets

Jul 31, 1993 By Robert Draper

Larry McMurtry rallies Lonesome Dove’s geriatric survivors for a last perilous, meandering adventure in Streets of Laredo.

Shopping
The Buying Game

Jul 31, 1993 By Mimi Swartz

Ikea appeals to twentysomethings who are beyond bricks and boards but not yet ready for a lifetime furniture commitment.

Miscellany

State Fare
State Fare

Jan 20, 2013 By Patricia Sharpe

Spinning in its own distinctive orbit, Austin’s Mars has created a stylishly multicultural menu, with Middle Eastern, Pacific Rim, and Mediterranean cooking styles all getting their due. This grilled salmon in a velvety sauce punched up with Japanese horseradish demonstrates how the small, trendy restaurant makes culinary worlds collide. Owner…

Reporter

Reporter
Stink Big

Jul 31, 1993 By Helen Thompson

The sour odor of calf chips from an Erath County feedlot has one family crying foul.