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Melanie Haupt

Melanie Haupt earned her PhD in English at the University of Texas at Austin. In addition to her academic work, she is a blogger and freelance writer focusing on food criticism, up-and-coming dining culture, and historic Austin foodways. She is particularly interested in the intersections of feminism and the food industry.

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Season's Eatings

Our guide to finally shutting up your in-laws

Food Feature, Dec. 4, 2014

Bless Their Heart

Olamaie's Southern is everything but down-home

Food Feature, Dec. 4, 2014

Penelope Fitzgerald: A Life

Arts Feature, Nov. 26, 2014

Fair Use?

Players and the UT expansion machine

Food Feature, Nov. 13, 2014

School for Scandal

In Scandals of Classic Hollywood, UT grad Anne Helen Petersen analyzes the machinery of celebrity gossip

Screens Feature, Oct. 23, 2014

Can Thug Kitchen Stand the Heat?

Controversial bloggers visit Austin tomorrow

Food Daily, Oct. 15, 2014 3:30 PM

ACL Live Shot: Lorde

17-year-old New Zealander waxes cool blue and icy

Music Daily, Oct. 13, 2014 11:46 AM

ACL Live Shot: Belle & Sebastian

Glaswegian vets arc across their catalog in 62 minutes

Music Daily, Oct. 11, 2014 12:16 PM

Lake Street Dive

Music Feature, Oct. 9, 2014


Music Feature, Oct. 9, 2014

ACL Live Shot: Nikki Lane

Deeply feminine paths in outlaw country

Music Daily, Oct. 6, 2014 9:50 AM

ACL Live Shot: Tune-Yards

Iggy Azalea, Lana Del Rey: pay attention to Merrill Garbus

Music Daily, Oct. 5, 2014 10:13 AM

ACL Live Shot: Lake Street Dive

Panties welcome onstage

Music Daily, Oct. 4, 2014 10:00 AM

All Your Plate Are Belong to Us

Chris-Rachael Oseland seeks world domination, one geeky recipe at a time

Food Feature, Oct. 2, 2014


Music Feature, Oct. 2, 2014

The Rosebuds


Music Feature, Oct. 2, 2014

Darn Shame

Dang Bánh Mì inspires few exclamations

Food Feature, Sep. 18, 2014

Please Lick the Art

Keith Kreeger's ceramics get up close and personal

Food Feature, Aug. 7, 2014

Top Dogs

T-Loc's Sonora Hot Dogs bring Mexico to Allandale

Food Feature, Jul. 24, 2014

Nancy's Sky Garden

Food Feature, Jul. 17, 2014

Galaxy Bakery

Food Feature, Jul. 17, 2014

The Hollow

Food Feature, Jul. 17, 2014

Ruby K's Cafe & Bakery

Food Feature, Jul. 17, 2014

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

I'll stick with peanuts and Cracker Jack

Food Feature, Jul. 17, 2014

The Cherry on Top

Stephanie McClenny and Whole Foods Market celebrate the cherry

Food Daily, Jul. 10, 2014 3:00 PM

The Wine Enthusiast

June Rodil's passion for wine has shaped her career and the way Austin drinks

Food Feature, Jun. 26, 2014

Kin & Comfort: An Early Look

Thai/Southern mashup is Austin's best-kept secret ... for now

Food Feature, Jun. 19, 2014

Alamo Drafthouse Pilots New Vegan Menu Items

The food-and-film enterprise goes beyond the veggie burger

Food Daily, Jun. 11, 2014 1:45 PM

Land Ho

After a rocky few months, the Vegan Yacht finds smooth sailing at Spider House

Food Feature, May. 29, 2014

The Homesick Texan's Family Table: Lone Star Cooking From My Kitchen to Yours

Food Feature, May. 22, 2014

Lodge Cast Iron Nation: Great American Cooking from Coast to Coast

Food Feature, May. 22, 2014

A Food-Loving Mom’s Response to 'Fed Up'

Who is responsible for what we eat?

Food Daily, May. 19, 2014 11:30 AM

My Cool Aunts

Screens Feature, May. 15, 2014

Life Is Sweet

Three talented restaurant professionals run the show at LaV

Food Feature, May. 8, 2014

How Do I Food & Wine Festival?

An Austin Food & Wine Fest newbie retraces her steps

Food Daily, Apr. 28, 2014 3:30 PM

Cupcake Truck Tour Kicks Off Food & Wine Fest

Cupcake Vineyards pairs food with fun

Food Daily, Apr. 26, 2014 8:17 AM

Eat Local, Help the Earth on April 22

Supporting environmental nonprofits is as easy as eating lunch

Food Daily, Apr. 21, 2014 12:45 PM

Trattoria Lisina's Easter Egg Hunt

Hill Country eatery has something for everyone on Easter morning.

Food Daily, Apr. 17, 2014 11:30 AM

You've Come a Long Way, Baby

East Side King has gone from a backyard trailer to street-food empire in five short years

Food Feature, Apr. 10, 2014

Salvation Pizza Parties Like It's Their Birthday

Salvation Pizza celebrates eight years and a new charity partnership

Food Daily, Mar. 28, 2014 1:50 PM

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