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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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Bao'd Up

Mueller's new steamed bun shop is hit and miss

Food Feature, Nov. 9, 2017

Dog & Duck Pub Closes

Update: Longtime employees send heartfelt thanks to the community

Food Daily, Nov. 8, 2017 5:22 PM

Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Spider House Co-Owner

From Facebook post to public statement ...

Food Daily, Oct. 27, 2017 8:00 AM

Eldorado Cafe

Finding the gold in an Allandale strip mall

Food Feature, Oct. 19, 2017

AC Food Fight: Frozen Desserts

Which one of these frozen desserts is the best bet?

Food Column, Oct. 12, 2017

AC Food Fight: Burgers

We dream of cheeseburgers at ACL Eats

Food Column, Oct. 5, 2017

Drink.Well Reopens Today

Former co-owner out, Jessica Sanders now sole owner of North Loop bar

Food Daily, Oct. 4, 2017 3:50 PM

Different Strokes for Different Folks

DIY Hump! Film Festival is back to flick your switch

Screens Feature, Sep. 21, 2017

aGLIFF: Diving Into the Dark Soundscapes of Discreet

Travis Mathews’ feature explores the twisting alleys of human interaction

Screens Feature, Sep. 7, 2017

Barton Springs Mill Is Changing Austin's Relationship With Grain

Time to start thinking about where your bread came from

Food Feature, Aug. 31, 2017

Yoga With Adriene Brings the Yoga Studio to You

Local YouTube star offers poses for the people

Screens Feature, Aug. 10, 2017

Jenny Slate Returns to the Big Screen With Landline

Nineties comedy reunites the team behind Obvious Child

Screens Feature, Aug. 3, 2017

Evelyn Ngugi Makes the Internet a Better Place

A beacon of light on the dark side of the web

Screens Feature, Jun. 15, 2017

Top 10 Evelyn From the Internets Moments

From Beyoncé to Buzzfeed

Screens Feature, Jun. 15, 2017

Oak Springs Arson

The Austin Fire Department estimates $20,000 in damages to the school's playground

News Feature, May. 4, 2017

Austin Food + Wine Festival: Saturday Recap

Tacos, toast, and Tyson (Cole)

Food Daily, May. 1, 2017 4:25 PM

Easy Ways to Save the Planet

How to take saving the Earth into your own hands

Features Feature, Apr. 20, 2017

Turn Your Yard Into a Wildlife Habitat

Preserving the environment by letting your lawn go wild

Features Feature, Apr. 20, 2017

The 2017 Indie Meme Film Fest

Bringing in the best of South Asian films

Screens Feature, Apr. 13, 2017


A death, a funeral, and much family drama

Screens Feature, Mar. 16, 2017

SXSW Film Review: Served Like a Girl

Thank you for your service, now figure it out alone

Screens Daily, Mar. 14, 2017 1:35 PM

SXSW Film Review: Inheritance

A death, a funeral, and much family drama

SXSW Daily, Mar. 13, 2017 12:15 AM

SXSW Film Review: Pornocracy

The economy (and the price) of free porn

SXSW Daily, Mar. 12, 2017 11:40 PM

SXSW Film Review: Maineland

From sea to shining sea: Chinese teens tackle American boarding school

SXSW Daily, Mar. 12, 2017 1:37 AM

Beware La Barracuda

A murder ballad comes to life in this Austin thriller

Screens Feature, Mar. 9, 2017

The Relationtrip Is Weird in All the Right Places

High-speed romance kicks love into overdrive

Screens Feature, Mar. 9, 2017

A Roadmap Out of Poverty

"Curing poverty from the child up"

News Feature, Mar. 2, 2017

This Year’s Banff Lineup

A plethora of thrills and chills

Screens Feature, Feb. 23, 2017

Linklater’s Before Trilogy comes to Criterion

Love, dreams, and destiny

Screens Feature, Feb. 23, 2017

Amanda Eyre Ward's Maternal Turn

In The Nearness of You, novelist Amanda Eyre Ward writes about her most important topic yet: motherhood

Arts Feature, Feb. 16, 2017

Book Review: The Nearness of You

by Amanda Eyre Ward

Arts Feature, Feb. 16, 2017

“Taste of Black Austin” Explores Cultural Foodways

New photography exhibit showcases Austin’s African-American chefs

Food Feature, Jan. 26, 2017

Jessi Cape's Top Reads of 2016

Memoirs of activism and tales of suspense helped ground this reader during a roller-coaster year

Arts Feature, Dec. 29, 2016

Gift Guide 2016: Holiday Grab Bag

by Richard M. Isackes and Karen L. Maness

Screens Feature, Dec. 15, 2016

Wild Things, Wild Places: Adventurous Tales of Wildlife and Conservation on Planet Earth

Part memoir, part call to action, Alexander's book makes an effective case for caring for our world

Arts Feature, Nov. 3, 2016

Austin Film Festival Review: The Big Spoon

Love lost and found in this bittersweet local feature

Screens Daily, Oct. 18, 2016 1:00 PM

The Buzz on Local Bees

A swarm of local activity seeks to protect pollinators

Food Feature, Oct. 13, 2016

Louisiana Kreutz's Quaker Oaths

How a running joke turned into a quirky comedy

Screens Feature, Oct. 13, 2016

SXSW Eco: A Better Death Through Recomposition

Urban Death Project wants your last act to be giving back to the Earth

News Feature, Oct. 6, 2016

Q&A: Gloria Steinem

Activist icon is the 2016 Liz Carpenter Series Lecturer on Wednesday

Arts Daily, Sep. 12, 2016 12:35 PM

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