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Jessi Cape



Jessi Cape is a native Texan and dedicated bibliophile who writes primarily about food, film, and books. Her focus is often sustainability, women and children, and literacy.

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Carpenters Hall Is Smart, Beautiful, and Almost Annoyingly Cool

The restaurant within Carpenter Hotel is a conceptual ode to German, Czech, and Texan cuisines

Food Feature, Jan. 17, 2019

Tito’s Vodka Debuts New Video Series to Shine a Light on Nonprofits

Local organization for musicians HAAM is one of the lucky stars

Food Daily, Jan. 15, 2019 8:00 AM

Buzz Mill's Lumber Society Teaches Primitive Survival Skills in a Modern Setting

Everything you need to know to survive the great outdoors

Food Feature, Jan. 10, 2019

Top 10 Constant Cravings: Bites

These dreamy dishes are in constant rotation

Food Feature, Dec. 27, 2018

Top 10 Constant Cravings: Sips

Life's too short not to indulge

Food Feature, Dec. 27, 2018

Buzz Mill Coffee Set to Open a Third Location

Plus related Infinite Monkey Theorem and top secret barbecue news

Food Daily, Dec. 21, 2018 7:16 AM

Spider House Kitchen Is Closed

Arlo’s to take over all food operations

Food Daily, Dec. 14, 2018 2:28 PM

Big Changes at Fareground's Downtown Food Hall

Antonelli's Cheese Shop to close; new bar set to open

Food Daily, Dec. 13, 2018 12:25 PM

A First Look at Sway in West Lake Hills

The neon lotus sigil expands its empire

Food Column, Dec. 13, 2018

Kerbey Lane Cafe Opens in Mueller Tomorrow

Get your breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner on

Food Daily, Dec. 6, 2018 4:41 PM

CBD-Centric Gifts to Keep Your Holidays Chilled Out

Seven ways to calm the hell down during this stress-filled season

Food Feature, Dec. 6, 2018

Lobster Rolls and Business Rules at Garbo’s

Heidi Garbo is strong as hell

Food Feature, Nov. 29, 2018

First Look: Tio Pepe Chicken

There’s a lucky rooster, and more flavor combinations than days in the year

Food Column, Nov. 21, 2018

Lidia Bastianich Dishes on Her Favorite Way to Make Thanksgiving Turkey

An interview with the PBS star about My American Dream

Food Daily, Nov. 14, 2018 7:16 AM

Mangia Pizza Celebrates 30 Years

In this city that always eats, that's quite a feat

Food Feature, Nov. 8, 2018

Revised Water Use Procedures for Food Businesses

Austin Public Health released new boil-water info, effective today

Food Daily, Oct. 25, 2018 1:55 PM

Boil Water Notice: Restaurant Closings & HEB Update

Check the status before you buy food this week

Food Daily, Oct. 22, 2018 6:07 PM

New Photos of Easy Tiger at The Linc

We're counting the days until their late November 2018 opening

Food Daily, Oct. 22, 2018 3:57 PM

Boil Water Notice Inspires Donations and Creative Drink Options

Fluff Meringues’ Grand Opening, Texas Wine Month, and Roya preview

Food Daily, Oct. 22, 2018 1:45 PM

The Dish: Relish the Comfort of Hibachi Scallops at Sushi Japon

Newly remodeled Japanese steakhouse delivers entertainment and big flavor

Food Column, Oct. 18, 2018

AC Food Fight: Desserts at ACL

Sweet treats are naturally occurring mood boosters

Food Column, Oct. 11, 2018

ICYMI: The Tavern

An Austin O.G. gets a menu makeover and retains its paranormal presence

Food Column, Oct. 11, 2018

AC Food Fight: Tacos at ACL

Handheld food won’t interrupt the dance party

Food Column, Oct. 4, 2018

Le Bleu Perfects the Vietnamese-Austin Mash-Up

This North Austin bánh mì shop keeps the focus on flavor

Food Feature, Oct. 4, 2018

Local Breweries Take Home Awards From Great American Beer Festival

The ABGB wins big for the third year in a row

Food Daily, Sep. 24, 2018 1:00 PM

Italic Puts the Emphasis on Fresh Flavors

Andrew Curren’s Downtown restaurant reinvents Italian lunch

Food Column, Sep. 6, 2018

Hot Sauce Festival Winners 2018

The judges – and the people – have crowned their local hot sauce royalty

Food Daily, Aug. 27, 2018 1:25 PM

Celebrate Melted Cheese!

Quesoff benefits Central Texas Food Bank, today at The Mohawk, 1-4pm

Food Daily, Aug. 25, 2018 12:49 PM

Welcome to the 28th Annual Hot Sauce Festival

The heat is on

Food Feature, Aug. 23, 2018

Attention Hot Sauce Makers and Festival Lovers!

Does your hot sauce bring all the folks to the yard?

Food Daily, Aug. 21, 2018 3:23 PM

Frank & Angie's to Close ... Eventually

Hut's Hamburgers will remain open for business

Food Daily, Aug. 20, 2018 11:45 AM

ICYMI: Ski Shores Cafe

“Big cheeseburgers and good french fries”

Food Column, Aug. 16, 2018

Restaurant Review: Home Slice Pizza – North Loop

The classic local hot spot serves up its New York-style slices on North Loop

Food Feature, Aug. 9, 2018

Into the Black Nowhere by Meg Gardiner

In the sequel to UNSUB, Gardiner pits Caitlin Hendrix against a killer based on Ted Bundy and shows again what a great storyteller she is

Arts Review, Jul. 26, 2018

Amorada Tequila and the Woman Behind Its Success

We chat with Austin-based tequila maker Terray Glasman

Food Daily, Jul. 24, 2018 2:30 PM

JuiceLand Employee Harassed by Right-Wing Comedian

Social media post sets off in-store confrontation

Food Daily, Jul. 13, 2018 5:59 AM

Drunk on a Train

Four friends bar crawl their way down the Capital Metro Red Line

Food Feature, Jul. 12, 2018

Casa Marianella Reunites Family Separated at the Border

East Austin immigrant shelter coordinated efforts to reconnect family from Congo

News Feature, Jul. 5, 2018


I fell in love with a cup of hot corn

Food Feature, Jul. 5, 2018

ICYMI: Wingzup Wingbar & Grill

Everyone's favorite bar in Hancock Center offers more than award-winning chicken wings

Food Column, Jun. 28, 2018

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