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

Taco Tuesday: Mi Trailita on Manor Road

11:17 am Jun. 19, 2018

One of many reasons I still love changing Austin: I can still easily discover a great taco truck that’s been hiding in plain sight for years. Mi Trailita is located on the part of Manor

East Austin restaurant Chicon is closing

11:50 am Jun. 18, 2018

East Austin will soon be down one restaurant. Chicon, the casual sister restaurant of ranch-inspired Contigo, will close following service this Saturday.

The restaurant from Edgewise, the hospitality group run by owners Ben Edgerton and chef