January 1986


Lone Star Shtick

Jan 1, 1986 By Larry L. King

Part of it was my fault. But I insist on sharing the blame with Tommy Tune, Judi Buie, Dan Jenkins, Mort Cooperman, Dandy Don Meredith, New York Daily News gossip columnist Liz Smith, a terrible—and now mercifully defunct—restaurant called the Dallas Cowboy, numerous Texas-based kicker-pickers like Willie Nelson, Jerry…

The Texas Stereotype
Bane of the Baptists

Jun 13, 2016 By Gary Cleve Wilson

Brann becomes a casualty in his own war with the Baptists. Texas Collection of Baylor University “In the year of our Lord, 1891, I became pregnant with an idea. Being at the time chief edi­torial writer on the Houston Post, I felt dreadfully mor­tified, as…


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On the Menu: Cafe 290

Jan 20, 2013 By Meredith Phillips

A few years ago, rumors flew that four distinguished chefs from around the globe had converged at Cafe 290 in Manor, Texas, transforming a smoky pseudo-truck stop into a world-class restaurant. While this isn’t exactly true, owners Robert Guillory and Liz Lynch have done time in the kitchens of…

Chicken and Dumblings

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

Recipe from Cafe 290, Hwy 290 East, Manor. Chicken Stock 1 gallon of water 2 whole chickens 1 1/2 cubes of chicken bouillon 1/2 bunch of chopped celery 1/4 pound of butter Start with a gallon of water in a large pot. Place two whole chickens…