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

Austin restaurants: Where to eat on Mother’s Day

7:11 pm May. 4, 2016

If you’re not making brunch (or breakfast or dinner) for mom, you better be taking her out somewhere to eat this Mother’s Day. Many restaurants that serve brunch are featuring specials on the upcoming holiday.

Where to eat on Easter

2:43 pm Mar. 21, 2016

*Cantine. 1100 S. Lamar Blvd. 512-628-0348, Emmett and Lisa Fox’s Mediterranean-inspired restaurant in the Alamo Drafthouse complex will serve a brunch enhanced with Easter specials like the Spring Strata, a baked egg dish with

Austin restaurants: Where to eat on Father’s Day

11:36 am Jun. 17, 2015

Some restaurants around town will offer brunch or dinner specials for the big weekend. I’ve also included the best steakhouses in downtown Austin and a handful of other non-steakhouse restaurants where dad can enjoy a

Austin restaurants: Seafood

4:10 pm Jun. 10, 2015

Regularly in Austin360 I offer a rotating list of places to eat right now. This week: This warm weather makes me think of the ocean and seafood. Get a taste of the sea without leaving

Austin restaurants: Where to order takeout

3:00 pm May. 27, 2015

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Regularly in Austin360, I offer a rotating list of places to eat right now. This week: With all of this rain, staying in for lunch or dinner sounds nice. These places fit the takeout