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

South Austin favorite Polvos opens downtown location

10:11 am Apr. 16, 2018

There’s a new option for Mexican food in downtown Austin. Oscar “Polvo” Linares opened a the newest location of his eponymous restaurant at 310 Nueces St. in the 360 Condominium tower. The space previously housed

Mad Greens opens downtown on Wednesday

9:13 am Jan. 9, 2018

Downtown denizens looking for quick and healthy meals have a new options. Mad Greens, the Colorado chain that opened its first Austin location at Domain Northside last April, has opened at 419 W. Second St.

New Mexican restaurant coming to downtown Austin from veteran team

11:24 am Apr. 26, 2017

Some of Austin’s most successful a restaurateurs have their sights set on a new restaurant. The team that founded Eddie V’s, and has since opened Salty Sow and, most recently, Red Ash plan to open ATX Cocina in downtown.

The restaurant will be located in the Northshore Tower (110 San Antonio St.), the building that will also house the new French bistro and bakery Le Politique from the New Waterloo