May 1995 Issue


Open Season

Are gun sellers responsible for gun deaths? Gun store owners and gun show promoters each say no, but that may be all they agree on.

Are Texans Gun Crazy?

During the first week of April, as the Legislature considered the case for concealed weapons, Texas mourned the consequences of two gun-related tragedies in Corpus Christi: the murder of Tejano superstar Selena Quintanilla Perez and the shooting of five workers at a refinery inspection company by a disgruntled


Vegetable Stack

Recipe from Boulevard Bistro, 4319 Montrose, Houston.Okinomi-yaki Pancake Batter6 eggs 1 cup flour 1 cup water 2 tablespoons fines herbes 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon fennel Pinch of cayenne Whisk ingredients together in a mixing bowl, let rest for 10 minutes, whisk again.Okinomi-yaki Vegetables2 cups each thinly



Spooking the CIA

Jennifer Harbury’s career as a lawyer in Texas was the prelude to her front-page fight with the U.S. intelligence community.


State Fare

Vegetables of every shape, color, and texture are mixed and matched in chef Monica Pope’s innovative and healthy dish. A light but filling option from the menu at Boulevard Bistrot in Houston (4319 Montrose), the multilayered assemblage consists of a pancake of grated and sliced vegetables on the bottom and


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