South Carolina

BBQ |
July 22, 2016

Austin, South Carolina

Texas has lost one if its best pitmasters. John Lewis has taken his talents to South Carolina, and he doesn’t plan to come back to Texas anytime soon. “I live here, and I’m staying here,” he told me during my recent trip to Charleston to visit his brand-new, week-old establishment, Lewis Barbecue.

Politics & Policy |
August 9, 2011

When does Perry announce?

Just about everybody thinks it is going to be Saturday, but I wouldn’t count on it. The Perry team has been playing the game very shrewdly, stretching out the time until he commits. I suspect that when he goes to South Carolina and New Hampshire on Saturday, he will continue…

Politics & Policy |
January 1, 1996

Bugging Out

Farmers in the Rio Grande Valley are reeling from last year’s crop disaster—and they don’t cotton to agriculture commissioner Rick Perry’s excuses.