“The kernel of South Texas cuisine is economy,” says Melissa Guerra, a South Texas native and the author of Dishes From the Wild Horse Desert: Norteño Cooking of South Texas. “Barbacoa, made from the meat of a cow’s head, is cheap yet rich in flavor.” Customarily served at weekend breakfasts,…
Hopper, who grew up in Weatherford, became one of his hometown’s 911 call operators right out of high school. In 1997 he joined the Austin Police Department, where—except for a hiatus to get his college degree—he has worked in the emergency communications division for seven years. When you call 911,…
Shelby Hodge on covering high society.
A roundup of the latest and greatest scientific research from Texas universities.
A new novel.
Bryan Curtis, Katy Vine, and Bryce Duffy.
Dove Tales As a fifth-generation Californian—a state that long ago lost its self-worth to historical revisionism—I applaud your insightful observations on Larry McMurtry and Lonesome Dove [“True West,” July 2010]. Luckily the rich history and traditions of Texas have withstood the politically correct demythologizing process that has destructively…
One more trip—would it be the last?—to Toledo Bend Reservoir with my dad.
The wheels of justice (or injustice) continue to turn in the shockingly bizarre Mineola swingers club case.