Restaurant news, dining events and suggested bites from Statesman restaurant critic Matthew Odam.

Looking ahead: El Chilito to open on Burnet Road

1:18 pm Aug. 28, 2015

El Chilito taco stand will open at 6425 Burnet Rd. in an old Church’s Chicken location on November 1. It will be the third El Chilito location, with another planned for Manchaca Road near Ben

Now open: Shake Shack at the Domain

1:09 pm Aug. 26, 2015

Shake Shack opened at 11228 Domain Drive in the Domain. It is the second Austin location of the New York City-based powerhouse. The restaurant serves burgers, hot dogs, crinkle-cut fries, shakes and more. The