September 1993 Issue



The Texas 100

We could show you pie charts or a thirty-minute infomercial, but take our word for it: Ross Perot is still the richest Texan.


Windy’s City

Forget what you’ve heard about wacky Waco. In the fifties, as Windy Drum’s photographs demonstrate, the city was bustling, optimistic, and all-American.

The Comeback Kink

After ten low-key years, country singer turned mystery novelist Kinky Friedman is once again poised to hit the big time.



Joe v. Bob

American CEO Crandall and plaintiff’s lawyer Jamail waged the latest airline war in court.


State Fare: Pasta Primavera

Think casual entertaining, and you think “grill.” This dish, from the New Southwestern bistro Third Coast Rotisserie and Grill in Houston, propels tradition up a notch.The shrimp and scallop skewers, a creation of executive chef Gary Tottis, take one of Texas’ great natural resources—seafood—and give it a distinctive Mexican accent—the

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