September 1994 Issue

On the Cover

Hakeem Olajuwon

All-star, MVP, and now champion.



A Good Sport

By all rights, Oilers coach Jack Pardee should be the most respected Texan in football. Instead, his days may be numbered.


Rave On

The world’s leading expert on rock legend Buddy Holly, Bill Griggs is alive and well and living in the fifties.


Chemical Warfare

When diesel fumes, power lines, and even his wedding ring made a Dallas man faint, he knew he had a big problem.


Roasted Potatoes with Onions

Recipe from Sipango, 4513 Travis, Dallas3 ounces olive oil 1 pound Bermuda onions, peeled and sliced into matchstick strips 1 pound yellow onions, peeled and sliced into matchstick strips 2 ounces red wine vinegar 16 very small red-skinned potatoes (approximately 2 pounds) 4 ounces olive oil 4 ounces light vegetable

Scrambled Egg Whites with Smoked Salmon

Recipe from Sipango, 4513 Travis, Dallas12 eggs, whites only 2 tablespoons fresh herb mix (basil, oregano, and tarragon,) finely chopped 2 tablespoons light vegetable oil 4 Roma tomatoes, seeded and diced (1-inch squares) 4 ounces smoked salmon, thinly cut into 4 2-ounce slices, for garnish 1 bunch fresh chives, finely


State Fare

“Brunch isn’t just eggs Benedict anymore,” says Matthew Antonvich, chef-owner of Dallas’ Sipango (4513 Travis), as he whips up a batch of frothy scrambled egg whites studded with morsels of pink smoked salmon and handsomely accessorized with oven-roasted potatoes and caramelized onions. “Five years ago,” says Antonovich, “nobody would have



Wise Blood

From one stain, Dusty Hesskew can solve a murder. That’s why he is Texas’ top blood detective.


Ready to Burn

Among the nation’s highest fire risks, the Austin area needs to extinguish its volunteer protection.

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