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Guerrilla-Style Photography: Capturing Images of the Secret Menu at In-N-Out for D Magazine

D Magazine food photographer Kevin Marple traveled to LA to capture images we needed to compile “The Newbie’s Guide to In-N-Out.”  He returned with the pictures but he went through hamburger hell to get them. Here’s his story. I’ve had art directors send me into some wild scenarios. And when D Magazine’s Creative Director Todd […]

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Empty Bowls Full To the Brim With Supporters of North Texas Food Bank

Last Friday, D editorial intern Courtney Foreman attended the annual Empty Bowls fundraiser for the North Texas Food Bank at the Meyerson. Behold her observations: Guests at Friday’s Empty Bowls Luncheon (benefiting the North Texas Food Bank) mingled in the Meyerson Symphony Center lobby amid tables blanketed with hundreds of handcrafted bowls. Hand crafted by […]

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D Magazine’s In-N-Out Burger Cover Story: Behind the Scenes With Photographer Kevin Marple

I mentioned in the previous post that pulling together the story on In-N-Out Burger’s journey to North Texas was an arduous task. The words came a lot easier than the photo graphs. Although the corporate offices sent us stock art, they would not allow us access to shoot pictures inside a “store.” So we sent […]

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Tim Love, Samir Dhurandhar, and Dean Fearing Make a Texas-Size Splash at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival

Alas, we’re not in South Beach right now tweeting our Giada sightings, analyzing food labels with Jamie Oliver, and locking step with Anthony Bourdain, but that doesn’t mean we can’t keep track of what’s going on with our favorite hometown chefs at the country’s most notorious, sand-in-your-sandals food fest. jump for festival deets…

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What I’m Drinking Now: Raise a Glass to Oscar

This years Academy Awards shines on Sunday night, and some of the nominated  films this year are certainly award worthy….2010 was a good year in movies…from Inception to The Kings Speech to The Fighter to The Social Network to True Grit…audiences were entertained by the performances, the dialogue, the premise.  A good year in films. If […]

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Want to Play Golf….and Drink and Eat….With a Hall of Fame Golfer?

April 3 and 4th, Brenda and Clay Cockerell of Coquerel Family Wine Estates, will host a two day event with hall of fame golfer (and wine maker) Annika Sorenstam, benefitting the ANNIKAfoundation.  The two day event starts with dinner and vino with the Cockerells and Sorenstam prepared by Chef John Tesarand Las Vegas Chef Kerry […]

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That Old Familiar Longing Strikes Again—Thank Goodness for Gio’s Half-Sours

Word on the street is that Gio’s Deli is importing half-sour pickles from Carnegie Deli in NYC. As someone whose relationship to half-sours is borderline fanatical, and whose cell phone screen saver is a picture of her husband eating a half-sour (follow the jump if you don’t believe me), I am scarcely able to contain […]

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