What are tens of thousands of Muslims doing in Arlington? Adjusting to life in America, debating the merits of assimilation, and trying to convince the world that they’re not terrorists.
RICHARD SPEEDY wasn’t planning on working last January when he took his fifth trip to Mexico’s Copper Canyon, but he happened to be on the same trek as senior editor Joe Nick Patoski, who needed someone to document his crossing of the vast and brutal expanse (see “Let’s Get
ISSUES LIKE YOUR LATEST, “The Best of Small-Town Texas” [March 1999], are why we moved back to Texas.Gary SalyerArlington I CANNOT IMAGINE LIVING ANYWHERE ELSE but Hico. I love this town. Everything you said about small towns is so right. The ambience makes up for the lack of malls.Anita
The Detroit tigers—literally, Sumatran cats from the Motor City—make their new home at the Dallas Zoo. A house-museum called Rienzi proves that home is where the art is in Houston. Lance Armstrong rides tall in the saddle to fight cancer in Austin. Russia’s Romanov dynasty holds court at the San
Some dishes are so harmonious that they practically sing, and this creation from chef Mynetta Cockerell at Marty’s WineBar in Dallas is one of them. Served in the small, cozy restaurant located at the front of the wineshop, the dish involves variations on the themes of garlic, ginger, and sesame.
Hot CDs Texas honky-tonker Floyd Tillman is best known for heartbreak lyrics like “Slipping Around” and “It Makes No Difference Now.” But on Herb Remington Instrumentally Salutes Floyd Tillman (Glad), the chiming steel guitarist for Bob Wills’s post-war Texas Playboys demonstrates that Tillman’s poppish material is equally strong on melody
As the nation’s largest chain of natural and organic foods supermarkets, Austin-based Whole Foods Market is where the trendy buy such necessities as tea tree oil toothpaste. But now patrons no longer have to shop in person to make a statement. In late March WholeFoods.com opened for business, offering some
When someone says she loves George Bush these days, she’s almost certainly talking about the man William Bennett recently christened “W.” But at least one novelist prefers the ex-president to the presidential hopeful. Next January Simon and Schuster will publish Lydia Millet’s George Bush, Dark Prince of Love, which she
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David Hale Smith rejects more than three hundred manuscripts each month, but when he accepts one, publishers take note. Since 1994, when he left the tutelage of Dallas superagent Jan Miller and founded his own agency, DHS Literary, the thirty-year-old has established himself as one of the industry’s young lions,
Baylor University gets sued by one of its own.
Jason: I got my first movie role the summer of my junior year. Jeremy wanted to go to this audition in Dallas for The Man in the Moon, and he talked me into driving him. I didn’t want to go because I had a date with my girlfriend, but I
Why Bush’s tax cuts are in trouble. President-anoint George W. Bush has adopted a Rose Garden strategy as the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination that justifies ducking GOP rivals and the media by saying he has to concentrate on doing his job as governor. But this game plan works
1/4 cup chopped cilantro 1 tablespoon peeled and grated fresh ginger 2 teaspoons peeled and chopped garlic 1 teaspoon tamari or light soy sauce 1/4 teaspoon fish sauce 2 tablespoons raw chile paste 1/4 cup honey 1/3 cup rice vinegar 4 tablespoons creamy peanut butter 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1
Peanut Dipping Sauce 1/4 cup chopped cilantro 1 tablespoon peeled and grated fresh ginger 2 teaspoons peeled and chopped garlic 1 teaspoon tamari or light soy sauce 1/4 teaspoon fish sauce 2 tablespoons raw chile paste 1/4 cup honey 1/3 cup rice vinegar 4 tablespoons creamy peanut butter 1 teaspoon
3 cups fresh or frozen corn kernels 3 tablespoons chopped cilantro 2 tablespoons peeled and chopped garlic 1 jalapeño, seeded and chopped 2 tablespoons seeded, chopped red bell pepper 3 eggs, beaten 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 teaspoon salt 3/4 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper 1/4 cup corn oil (for frying)
When I decided to put in a swimming pool, I had visions of supermodels doing the backstroke in my back yard. Instead, I got one big headache after another.