A visual tour of my beautiful, mysterious, surreal corner of East Texas.
Sometimes a home is more important than a hometown.
In the late sixties, the Capital City was just as thrilling, drug-addled, pompous, and aimless as you’ve heard. Especially if you came from the provinces.
Recipe from Zelko Bistro, Houston
Cat City Grill, Fort Worth and Yelapa Playa Mexicana, Houston
A recipe using fresh red snapper from the Gulf, by executive chef Miguel Ravago of Fonda San Miguel, Austin.
I had never thought about my identity as both a Jew and a Texan until my grandparents told me their stories about growing up in South Dallas in the forties.
Had the Texas myth become a straitjacket?
I am writing you these few lines to thank you and your staff for remembering my daughter on the fifteenth anniversary of her death [“Dreaming of Her,” April 2010]. It was a beautiful story that brought back a lot of memories for my wife, myself, and my family.