June 1994


Death Watch

May 31, 1994 By Mimi Swartz

In Houston, Kennie Matthews’ wife was killed in a midday robbery. Another senseless murder, and yet another reason why Texans’ fear of crime has never been higher.

Vain Glory

May 31, 1994 By Gary Cartwright

Jerry Jones may have the biggest ego in football, but don’t bet against him. Even without Jimmy Johnson, he still has the best team.

Down by the Riverside

May 31, 1994 By Jan Jarboe Russell

More people visit San Antonio’s River Walk than the Alamo. Here’s why—our complete guide to the sights, restaurants, shops, and lore of Texas’ most popular urban park.


State Fare
State Fare

Jan 20, 2013 By Patricia Sharpe

Even without fancy dressing, this showy Mediterranean-style salad makes a spectacle of itself. Chef Timothy Keating of the Omni Houston Hotel’s La Rèserve restaurant (4 Riverway), created the “intense” salad, as he calls it, for a fundraiser last year on a Hollywood soundstage, where he was “elbow-deep in roasted vegetables,…


What’s the Beef?

May 31, 1994 By Anne Dingus

Two Dallas steakhouses are accusing each other of libel, slander, and phony advertising. It should be a juicy case.

What a Way to Go

May 31, 1994 By John Anderson

Before he sold his legendary wine cellar, Marvin Overton threw a Texas-zise party with a Longhorn named Bubba.

Nerve Center

May 31, 1994 By Jim Atkinson

A Dallas clinic offers hope to pain patients, treating chronic suffering not as a symptom but as a disease itself.


Rage On

May 31, 1994 By Texas Monthly

Who is the loudest, angriest, and hottest metal band you've never heard of? Dallas' Pantera.

Rads to Riches

May 31, 1994 By Joe Nick Patoski

Two Arizona ex-hippie publishers are bringing Texas' weekly papers into the mainstream.


Greco-Roman Salad

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

Recipe from La Rèserve restaurant, Omni Hotel, Houston Salad 1/2 ounce white vinegar 1/2 lemon 1 head fennel 6 baby artichokes 1/2 pound cipolline (pearl onions optional) 1 pound small red potatoes 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil Kosher salt 1/4 cup…

Cannellini Bean Capriata

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

Recipe from La Rèserve restaurant, Omni Hotel, Houston 1/2 cup cannellini (white kidney beans) 1/2 large onion, minced 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 clove elephant garlic Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 1/2 head radicchio, cut in sixths 1/2 loaf country bread,…