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At the Family Table With the Homesick Texan

Apr 8, 2014 By Jason Cohen

Lisa Fain, who just published her second cookbook, "The Homesick Texan's Family Table: Lone Star Cooking from My Kitchen to Yours," on her deep Texas roots, how easy it is to make delicious beans and homemade flour tortillas, and chile pepper injuries.

The Legend of BrisketLab Continues

Jan 21, 2013 By Jim Shahin

Daniel Delaney is attempting to do world-class Texas brisket in New York. Our Daniel Vaughn thought he could pull it off, and now Wayne Mueller has agreed. 

Bringing Brisket to New York the Right Way

Jan 21, 2013 By Jason Cohen

Daniel Delaney, a Brooklyn-based blogger who professes a deep and profound respect for Texas barbecue, bought a 200-pound smoker and a truckload's worth of Texas post oak to start Brisket Lab in his home state. 

Reinventing Barbecue

Jan 21, 2013 By Jim Shahin

Where there's smoke, there's non-traditional barbecue. Jim Shahin writes about Asian styles in New York City, "pulled squash" in Arizona, and cauliflower, artichokes, and quail in Texas.

Paul v. Paul

Jan 21, 2013 By Jason Cohen

Ron Paul debated economic policy with New York Times columnist Paul Krugman on Bloomberg Television, but the throwdown had no teeth.

A Tale of Two Robert Caro Profiles

Jan 21, 2013 By Jason Cohen

Both Esquire and the New York Times published lengthy profiles of LBJ biographer Robert Caro, who has just finished his fourth LBJ tome, The Passage to Power. But who had the better piece?

Being a Homesick Texan

Aug 31, 2011 By Jason Cohen

Lisa Fain on arguing with people about why Texas chili is superior to all others, serving chicken-fried steak to some New York friends, and starting to think that maybe her blog was more than a hobby. 

Alvin Ailey

Feb 1, 2000 By Anne Dingus

Which Oscar-winner did Alvin Ailey act alongside in the play Call Me by My Rightful Name ?

Elisa Jimenez

Mar 1, 1999 By Katy Vine

Elisa Jimenez didn’t start out as a fashion designer. The 34-year-old El Paso native, who is the daughter of sculptor Luis Jimenez, set out for New York City in the early nineties to pursue her interest in sculpture and performance art. In 1995, she says, “I wore a dress I…

Major Minor

Jul 31, 1997 By Michael Geffner

Jimmie Lee Solomon went from working a small Texas ranch to running big league baseball’s farm system. Now he may be up for one of the game’s top jobs.

Colum McCann

Mar 1, 1996 By Anne Dingus

Some words are worth a thousand pictures; such is the case with the image-rich writing of Colum McCann, whose first novel, Songdogs (Metropolitan Books, $22.50), has won praise from both The New Yorker and the New York Times. A native of Ireland, the 31-year-old credits Texas with jump-starting his career.