July 1993


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.

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.



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…



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…

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…

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…