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

The 2015 dining guide is here

11:21 am Oct. 21, 2015

At long last, the 2015 dining guide is here! We won’t tell you too much about it here, because you should really check out the

How to get a free croissant on Wednesday

3:50 pm Sep. 21, 2015

It’s still over 90 degrees in Austin but technically, Wednesday is the first day of fall.

To mark the occasion, a special day for Texans who crave cooler temperatures, La Madeleine Country French Café is offering free butter croissants

All the ways you can burger in Austin

12:19 pm Sep. 18, 2015

First off, happy National Cheeseburger Day!

Second, happy end to the most burger-filled week Austin360 has likely ever had!

Burger on, Austin.

We apologize if you have strong feelings about made-up verbs.