Restaurant news, dining events and suggested bites from Statesman restaurant critic Matthew Odam.
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Franklin Barbecue reopens next week

1:09 pm Nov. 16, 2017

The long wait for barbecue lovers (and the Franklins and their staff) is over: Franklin Barbecue will reopen Tuesday, Nov. 21.

The restaurant will be back to doing regular lunch business but will limit their pre-orders

Now open: One Taco on Anderson Lane

11:40 am Nov. 14, 2017

Longtime taco truck One Taco has opened its second brick-and-mortar. The location at 2900 W. Anderson Lane is in the space previously occupied by Mighty Bird. The taqueria is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner

Austin restaurants: Where to eat on Thanksgiving

11:38 am Nov. 10, 2017

A grand Thanksgiving meal is a wonderful way to bring together friends and family. But that can also be costly, stressful and time-consuming. Why not let the professionals handle the dirty work? A host of