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And They Said, “Let There Be Cilantro”

Jul 15, 2014 By Patricia Sharpe

Thirty years ago, Texans who equated fine dining with chicken cordon bleu and trout meunière suddenly found themselves eating barbecued Gulf shrimp and goat cheese quesadillas. An oral history of the Southwestern cuisine revolution.

Two Burials

Jan 20, 2013 By John Phillip Santos

Today my grandfather is buried in a family plot in Laredo. But to understand who he was and what his family was like, you have to know the story of his first burial, seventy miles away and nearly twenty years earlier.

Memorial Day

Jul 31, 2016 By Pamela Colloff

Fifty years after the Tower shooting, the University of Texas is finally honoring the victims. What took so long?