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

Austin restaurants: Kids menus that go beyond the basics

4:52 pm May. 9, 2015

1886 Café and Bakery. 604 Brazos St. 512-391-7066, 1886cafeandbakery.com. The elegant little café at the Driskill Hotel serves a kids menu that includes grilled redfish with pasta ($8), honey-glazed fried chicken ($8) and a strawberry-banana