March 1993

Features

Tom Who?

Mar 1, 1993 By Gary Cartwright

Jimmy Johnson said he’d see us in the Super Bowl, and he was right. Now he is a hero, and his critics are eating crow.

Indian Takers

Mar 1, 1993 By Robert Draper

All across Texas, vandals are searching for ancient treasures by looting Indian campgrounds—including the one on my family’s ranch.

About Face

Mar 1, 1993 By Jan Jarboe Russell

He waffled about the Senate seat, then sought safe harbor in Bill Clinton’s Cabinet. Why did Henry Cisneros choose HUD over headlines? Only he knows for sure.

Columns

Naked Truth

Mar 1, 1993 By sandyfurlong

Twice a week I strip for strange men in a topless bar. I worry about just two things: weirdos and what my mother thinks.

Running Rabid

Mar 1, 1993 By Jan Reid

The nature and nightmarish potential of the rabies outbreak dawned on South Texans in late 1988 and early 1989, when coyotes were seen trotting through the streets of Rio Grande City. The first of these wayward animals crossed U.S 183, the town’s busy main drag, and sat down in…

Low Steaks

Mar 1, 1993 By John Morthland

How a cut of meat from the wrong side of the street rose to culinary stardom, plus a guide to Texas’ most authentic fajitas.

Web

Fresh Corn Corncakes

Mar 1, 1993 By Texas Monthly

Savory hotcakes made with fresh corn. 6 ears of corn 1 green bell pepper, finely chopped 1 red bell pepper, finely chopped 2 tablespoons finely chopped parsley 2 tablespoons finely chopped green onion Salt and pepper to taste 2 cups pancake batter, prepared according…

Rack of Lamb Italo-Francese

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

Lamb 4 racks of lamb (6 – 8 chops per rack), cleaned and trimmed Salt and pepper to taste 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1/4 cup each chopped fresh thyme, oregano, rosemary, and parsley 1/2 cup chopped roasted pistachios Preheat oven…

Miscellany

Rack of Lamb Italo-Francese

Mar 3, 1993 By Patricia Sharpe

March is the month for lamb—especially the delectable variety served at Monte Carlo in the Grand Kempinski Hotel Dallas (15201 Dallas Parkway). With a solarium, pale peach walls, and trees and potted palms scattered throughout, this light and airy place captures the ambience of restaurants in Italy and the South…

State Fare

Jan 20, 2013 By Patricia Sharpe

March is the month for lamb—especially the delectable variety served at Monte Carlo in the Grand Kempinski Hotel Dallas. With a solarium, pale peach walls, and trees and potted palms scattered throughout, this light and airy place captures the ambience of restaurants in Italy and the South of France. The…

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