October 1991 Issue

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What a Dish!

We cleaned our plate at restaurants across Texas. Here are the results: 66 irresistible specialties of the house.




S.A. Print Wars Revisited

It seems like only yesterday that media czar and San Antonio Express-News owner Rupert Murdoch rallied his troops in Texas’ most heated daily newspaper war with the battle cry “Bury the bastards.”



Firefighter at the End of the Day

Paris-based Sebastião Salgado was among the international corps of photographers who converged on Kuwait last February to document the oil-field inferno that the retreating Iraqis left behind. On assignment for the New York Times Magazine, Salgado also captured the crushing weariness of the firefighters, many of whom worked for Texas


Unsung Hero

Austin’s Kevin Schwantz is one of the world’s most famous and highest-paid athletes, and no one in Texas knows who he is.


Buried Treasures

Sifting through stored collections, the Dallas Museum of Art discovers a tradition of spiritual subtlety among Texas artists.


Born Again

Like Houston, the Galleria was hit hard by the bust. Now savvy marketing and a face lift have brought back its glamour.


Chocolate-Peanut Butter Bread

1 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast 1 3/4 cups warm water 1/2 cup active sourdough starter (see recipe, below) 5 scant cups unbleached all-purpose flour or bread flour 1/2 cup powdered milk 2 teaspoons sea salt or plain salt 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder 1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips

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