The “Cowboy in the Kitchen” is back in town. Chef Grady Spears, a cowboy-cuisine pioneer who had a few rough rides in recent years, will open a chicken-fried steak cafe by summer in the historic Stockyards. The tentative name: Horseshoe Hill. The tiny cafe on the hilltop at 204 W. Exchange Ave. is at least […]Readmore:
A Cowboy in the Kitchen
What Julia Child and Jacques Pepin have done for modern French cooking, what Diana Kennedy did for Mexican cooking, Grady Spears has done and continues to do for Cowboy Cooking. What Mark Miller is to Southwestern cuisine, what Emeril Lagasse is to modern American cuisine, Grady Spears is to cowboy cuisine. Putting his indelible brand on the genre, he is both creator and charismatic personality, enthralling cooks of all levels of expertise with his endearing, joyous approach to hearty fare. Named one of the Top Five Chefs of 1998 By Restaurant and Institutions, and Rising Star Of 1999 by Restaurant Hospitality Magazine, Grady’s work has been widely praised in such prestigious publications as The New York Times, Texas Monthly, P.O.V., Martha Stewart Living, Country Homes, Southern Living, and countless others.