July 1993

Features

Feature
Vine and Dandy

Jun 30, 1993 By Anne Dingus

What’s red and white and growing all over (as a tourist attraction)? Texas wineries.

Feature
Sex, Lies, and Audiotape

Jun 30, 1993 By Mimi Swartz

Is folksy, friendly Kenny Rogers an insatiable phone-sex addict? Three women from the Dallas-Fort Worth area say he is, and now the Houston-born singer is fighting to restore his good name.

Feature
Raise the Roof

Jun 30, 1993 By Joe Nick Patoski

The Alamodome is more than an outsized sports arena. It’s a marvel of urban planning that ensures San Antonio’s downtown vitality for years to come.

Columns

Art
Moving Pictures

Jun 30, 1993 By Michael Ennis

A provocative San Antonio exhibit captures the flash and fervor of the Chicano movement in art and politics.

Lifestyle
Dark Shadows

Jun 30, 1993 By Cathy Schechter

Thirty years ago, the old Mount Carmel Center was our local haunted house. Even then the specter of evil was present.

Miscellany

State Fare
State Fare

Jan 20, 2013 By Patricia Sharpe

Grains, greens, and wild game form a partnership in this power lunch from Dakota’s (600 N. Akard), an urban enclave deep in the heart of downtown Dallas. Dakota’s bills itself as a new American grill, its menu running the gamut from homey to nouvelle. Executive chef Jim Severson is particularly…

Reporter

Reporter
Broiling Over

Jun 30, 1993 By Helen Thompson

Propane producers and the Railroad commission want us to retire the charcoal grill.

Reporter
Movie Mac

Jun 30, 1993 By Helen Thompson

Houston’s Mattress Mac is making a comfortable living as a film producer.

Reporter
Snakes Alive!

Jun 30, 1993 By Helen Thompson

Collectors flock to Del Rio to capture a care, fantastically patterned reptile.

Web

Recipe
Toasted Pumpkin Seed Salsa

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

1/2 cup whole shelled pumpkin seeds 3 medium tomatoes, cored 1 small onion, peeled and cored 1 medium poblano chile 1 medium jalapeño chile 1 tablespoon lime juice 1/4 cup chopped cilantro leaves 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 1/2 teaspoons coarsely ground…

Recipe
Venison Sausage Quesadillas

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

6 ounces venison link sausage, finely diced (pork sausage may be substituted) 8 flour tortillas, 6 to 8 inches 8 ounces Monterey Jack cheese, shredded 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro 1 jalapeño chile, seeded and minced Salt and pepper to taste 2 ounces vegetable…

Recipe
Five-Grain Salad

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

3 quarts water 4 cups mixed grains (soft wheat berries, hard wheat berries, buckwheat groats, rye, and barley) 1 cup diced avocado 1 cup diced yellow pepper 1 cup chopped arugula 1 cup finely diced red cabbage 4 tablespoons finely crumbled blue cheese…