Some of the best pie in North Texas just got a little bigger. Emporium, the pie-in-the-sky-idea that started out as a pop-up in the Bishop Arts District less than two years ago and quickly won over waistlines throughout the city, just opened its second shop in McKinney over the weekend. The new sp ... More >>
In this week's Dallas Observer we profile 30 of the metro area's most interesting characters, with new portraits of each from local photographer Stanton Stephens. See the entire Dallas Observer People Issue here. There's a delicate choreography in the way they move through the cramped kitchen in t ... More >>
Emporium Pies opened just several months ago in a remodeled 1930's Victorian bungalow in the heart of the Bishop Arts District. It all began, however, in 2011 when Megan Wilkes, 26, and Mary Gauntt, 24, met through a mutual friends. Wilkes had hopes of becoming an independent business owner and Gaun ... More >>
See Also: *Emporium Pie Photos Emporium Pies is now open at 314 North Bishop St. in a charming 1930's Victorian bungalow. Megan Wilkes and Mary Ganutt closed on this property back in April and have been busy making this place their new pie home. This weekend they had a quiet low-key soft opening fo ... More >>
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"Pie North Bishop is ours!" I just got off the phone with Megan Wilkes, proprietor of Emporium Pies, who told me she and her partner Mary Gauntt signed the lease for their pie shop yesterday. Wilkes' pie pun -- there are always pie puns -- is a riff on the building's address, 314 North Bishop Avenue ... More >>
Megan Wilkes and Mary Gauntt of Emporium PiesKnow what's better than a pop-up restaurant? A pie pop-up, of course. Per Good Space and Go Oak Cliff, this weekend, during the Mardi Gras celebration in the Bishop Arts District, Emporium Pies will be doing a trial run of sorts. They're interested ... More >>
Mr. MacintoshMegan Wilkes can't help herself. When talking business, every word she utters that contains a long "I" is fodder for another pie pun. She calls herself a pie-oneer for instance. She's always looking for her next great pie-dea. Fortunately her baking skills outdo her sacchar ... More >>