In the past twelve months they worked hard, overcame obstacles, bucked conventional wisdom, touched our lives, and—above all—demonstrated the conviction, character, and individuality that defines our state today. Presenting our second annual list of the year’s most interesting and influential Texans.
A couple of fene-iuses.
Tempt summer-singed appetites with this breezy Mediterranean combo: a sensational salad and crisp crostini topped with shrimp and goat cheese from Dallas’ Sambuca (2618 Elm). Executive chef Willem De Froy says contrast is the key: “You pile the peppers, which are sweet, on top of the crostini with goat cheese,…
1 head arugula (1/3 pound) 2 heads Belgian endive 1 head radicchio 12 thin slices Parma ham Toss lettuces with vinaigrette (see recipe, below). To serve, place 2 slices ham on each plate and top with salad. Sun-Dried-Cherry Vinaigrette 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon champagne…
Recipe from Sambuca, 2618 Elm, Dallas. 18 jumbo shrimp 8 ounces fresh goat cheese 1 tablespoon each fresh basil and thyme, finely chopped 1 teaspoon fresh tarragon, finely chopped Dash of lemon juice Salt to taste 1 baguette French bread Virgin olive oil…