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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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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

Cold Comfort

Little Barrel and Brown is still warming up

Food Feature, Mar. 27, 2014

Recap: Foodways Texas Fourth Annual Symposium

Foodways Texas looks at agriculture through different lenses

Food Daily, Mar. 25, 2014 10:00 AM

P. Terry's Launches Catering Truck

Local favorite burger chain goes mobile

Food Daily, Mar. 21, 2014 10:30 AM

Deliciously DIY

The accidentally punk rock story behind Skull & Cakebones cupcakes

Food Feature, Mar. 20, 2014

SXSW Live Shot: San Fermin

Pale, male, and Yale gets it DONE

Music Daily, Mar. 16, 2014 11:55 AM

SXSW Live Shot: Foster the People

Jell-O shot with your spring night ‘Supermodel’ pop?

Music Daily, Mar. 15, 2014 2:20 PM

'Above All Else'

Screens Feature, Mar. 15, 2014

SXSW Panel: Rock, Rattle & Roll

Get an agent, ace the proposal, and you too can biography

Music Daily, Mar. 15, 2014 12:25 AM

'We'll Never Have Paris'

Screens Feature, Mar. 14, 2014

SXSW Live Shot: Haden Triplets

Gorgeous, polished harmonies, but the live show needs work

Music Daily, Mar. 13, 2014 11:00 AM

SXSW Interview: St. Vincent

Any questions from the floor, maybe?

Music Daily, Mar. 12, 2014 5:45 PM

SXSW Live Shot: Agnes Obel

Classical Berlin spellbinder packs Central Presbyterian

Music Daily, Mar. 12, 2014 10:15 AM



Music Review, Mar. 12, 2014

Dum Dum Girls

Too True

Music Review, Mar. 12, 2014

Foster the People


Music Review, Mar. 12, 2014

Trumpeter Swan

The Magnitude of Now

Music Review, Mar. 12, 2014

Sun Kil Moon


Music Review, Mar. 12, 2014

SXSW Film Review: 'We'll Never Have Paris'

The writing is whip-smart, but the characters fall short

Screens Daily, Mar. 11, 2014 1:08 PM

SXSW Film Review: 'Above All Else'

John Fiege delivers a devastating, beautifully shot doc

SXSW Daily, Mar. 11, 2014 11:10 AM

SXSW Film Review: 'Wild Canaries'

Laughs aplenty with this Brooklyn murder mystery

SXSW Daily, Mar. 10, 2014 9:30 AM

Are DIY Chefs Biting Off More Than They Can Chew?

Five local foodies convene on kitchen DIY

SXSW Daily, Mar. 9, 2014 10:36 AM

Burger Town

How do our hometown patties match up against the influx of trendy national chains?

Food Feature, Mar. 6, 2014

Because I Could Not Stop for Death

'Beginning With the End' teaches us not to fear the reaper

Screens Feature, Mar. 6, 2014


Millennials have gotten a pretty bad rap, but do they deserve it?

Screens Feature, Feb. 27, 2014

The Future of Food Is Now

From drones to cricket flour to apps designed to make food deserts extinct, social justice is at the intersection of food and technology

Screens Feature, Feb. 27, 2014

'Downton Abbey' and the 'Desire of Suitors'

Mary is beating suitors off with a stick

Screens Daily, Feb. 17, 2014 12:57 PM

American Dreamer

Tiffany Harelik writes her own story through her cookbook series dedicated to Austin's food trailers

Arts Feature, Feb. 13, 2014

Sweets for your Sweetie

From chocolates to cakes, Austin's got you covered for V-Day treats

Food Daily, Feb. 10, 2014 2:05 PM

From Russia, With Love

More than 20 years after the Soviet Union fell, Austin finally experiences some culinary glasnost

Food Feature, Feb. 6, 2014

Harmonic Convergence

Old and new Austin make sweet music at Austin Land & Cattle Company

Food Feature, Feb. 6, 2014

Downton Abbey: 'Come to Bed and Dream of Ragtime'

Everyone's so well looked after at Downton Abbey

Screens Daily, Feb. 3, 2014 1:30 PM

Downton Abbey: The Holy and the Broken

There, there, Anna – you'll feel better before the hour's up

Screens Daily, Jan. 27, 2014 2:45 PM

'Downton Abbey' Slips Into Something More Comfortable

Let's talk about sex, darling

Screens Daily, Jan. 20, 2014 1:45 PM

'Downton' Throws a House Party

This one's for the lovers

Screens Daily, Jan. 13, 2014 5:30 PM

Hail to the Indie Chefs

Second annual Indie Chefs Week kicks off at Foreign & Domestic

Food Daily, Jan. 9, 2014 9:30 AM

A Slice of Heaven

The Royer family finally brings its pies to Austin

Food Feature, Jan. 9, 2014

'Downton' Watch

Part II: Mary's got the bit between her teeth

Screens Daily, Jan. 7, 2014 1:30 PM

'Downton Abbey' Season Premiere: Part One

The denizens of Downton are back (some of them in black)

Screens Daily, Jan. 6, 2014 12:00 PM

Top 10 Sweet Treats

Food Feature, Jan. 3, 2014

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