June 1995 Issue


Trip Tips

Travel Info Before you go, write or call the South Padre Island Convention and Visitors Bureau (Box 3500, South Padre Island 78597; 800-343-2368) and load up on the helpful brochures; or on your way in, stop at the Visitors Center at 600 Padre Boulevard. When to Go Depending on the

Four for Four

George W. Bush got elected governor by promising to focus on welfare, education, tort reform, and juvenile crime. After his first one hundred days, he’s batting a thousand.

The Shore Thing

Our complete guide to a great vacation on South Padre Island: the best spot for tanning, who serves the freshest seafood, how to rent scuba gear, where to see the prettiest sunset, and more.



Call Me Clevio

I had everything it took to win the Mr. Romance Cover Model pageant—except for the looks and the body.


State Fare

State Fare: Picnic Special

This alfresco feast from Eureka!, a Dallas restaurant and gourmet-to-go emporium (4011 Villanova), can turn a backyard cookout or tailgate picnic into a classy occasion. A grilled chicken breast marinated in lemon and garlic provides this custom menu’s mainstay, with assistance from an emphatic tomato-basil sauce touched with Parmesan.



A Special Agent

The Secret Service lost a good man in the Oklahoma blast—and I lost an old friend.



Grilled Corn Salad

Recipe from Eureka!, 4011 Villanova, Dallas 8 ears of corn, shucked 2 red bell peppers Juice of 1 lime Juice of 1 1/2 oranges 1/3 cup finely chopped cilantro 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper Grill corn and peppers


Meringue Clouds

Recipe from Eureka!, 4011 Villanova, Dallas 2 egg whites Pinch of salt 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 1/2 pints fresh mixed strawberries and raspberries Sugar to taste Hazelnut or almond flavoring Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Whip egg whites and salt until stiff. Add sugar slowly, whipping until


Lemon-Garlic Chicken With Tomato-Basil Sauce

Recipes from Eureka!, 4011 Villanova, Dallas 4 whole chicken breasts Juice of 1 lemon 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon zest 1/2 cup low-sodium soy sauce 2 teaspoons brown sugar 1 tablespoon minced garlic 3 tablespoons chopped parsley 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper Marinate chicken in remaining ingredients for one hour

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