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D Magazine October 2019


Willis Winters Portrait
Health & Fitness

Willis Winters Finds His Favorite Park Bench

After 30 years with the Dallas Parks Department, Winters offers a few parting words.

Dallas’ French Connection

A collection of local shops, brands, and studios with a French flair.
Founder Sam Brukhman Portrait

Verdigris Wants to Blow Your Mind

The new, 16-member ensemble is spicing up Dallas’ choral scene.
Terri Thoman in her studio
Arts & Entertainment

Terri Thoman Is Back to Her One True Love: Paper

Before she reopened her shop, Paper Arts, a rocky divorce and an economic downturn almost did her in.
Press Illustration
Local News

Power Ranking the Journalists Who’ve Left Their Jobs for City Hall

Yet another member of the local press heads to 1500 Marilla. Here is how that career move has worked out.
Amelie and Gregory sitting at table

The Francophile-Approved Finds of Marcel Market in Bishop Arts

Amélie and Gregory Monvoisin’s shop offers weekend baguette deliveries, gourmet groceries, and authentic Parisian creations.
Gable and Ed Shaikh in front of their store

The History of Hadleigh’s

Their handmade smoking slipper started a sartorial institution in Highland Park Village 10 years ago.
Lidsey McClain and Jamie Coulter in their studio

Behind the Scenes with La Vie Style House’s Buzzy Caftans and Kimonos

Actresses, influencers, and Barneys New York have all fallen for the Dallas duo’s vintage-inspired designs.
stetson commerce adolphus hotel

How to Style Your Stetson

The Garland-made hats are making a comeback with the noncowboy crowd.
Peter Barlow in the kitchen

Fauna Is Part Art and Part Science

Experimental dishes flourish inside the sliver of Stephan Pyles’ Flora Street Cafe.
Pizza Stirata Alla Romana

Mille Lire in the Centrum Delivers Italian Food With Simple Intensity

A chef delivers a piece of Italy inside an office building on Oak Lawn.
Tom Kha

Family Thais Is a Colorful Escape Within the West End

The vegetarian-friendly spot does several things well.
Clover Club outdoor bar

Head to The Clover Club for Prime Rooftop Views

The roof deck is on fire.
Elaine making cookies in her kitchen

How a Cancer Survivor’s DIY Granola Became a Full-Blown Business

Park Lane Pantry creates delicious snacks that seem too good to be good for you.
The Meat Shop’s owner, Keith Browning, and his sous chef, Jeff Harper

The Meat Shop Brings the Sauce

Keith Browning and Jeff Harper are ready to win a chunk of the $350,000 purse at this year’s World Food Championships.
Alpert and his band

A Double Dose of Herb Alpert

In October, you can see Herb Alpert at the Majestic Theatre, then go to Denton to see the world’s only Herb Alpert tribute band led by a blind trumpet player.
Owens sitting in a red theatre chair

Remembering Katherine Owens (1957-2019)

With her Undermain Theatre, she put Dallas on the nation’s stage.
DeGeorge and the world's largest pepper mill
Dallas History

The Man With the 8-Foot Pepper Mill

Ever the showman, Nick DeGeorge Sr. was Dallas’ first celebrity restaurateur.
Illustration of Big Tex on fire

Let’s Burn Down Big Tex Every Year

With a little effort, it can become Dallas’ most storied tradition.