But I didn't just write about food at D Magazine, as you can see. 

Who Could Ignore Itzhak Perlman?

The house was packed for Perlman, even if some guests literally slept through the performance.

What Does it Take to Prepare for the Cliburn International Piano Competition?

Alex McDonald is the first Dallas-area native to compete in the Fourteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in more than three decades, and that fact makes him about as close to a local classical musician rock star as it gets.

A Taste of the Van Cliburn

What it's like to hear 9 out of 20 screening auditions for the biggest international piano competition.