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

Peached Tortilla begins lunch service Tuesday

10:16 am May. 8, 2017

Asian-Southern fusion restaurant Peached Tortilla, one of Austin’s great trailer-to-restaurant successes, launches lunch service tomorrow. The menu will include items like a Thai shrimp tostada, banh mi taco, tuna poke bowl, kimchi queso and more.

Kyōten Sushiko starts lunch service Thursday

11:19 am Sep. 7, 2016

Some of the best sushi in town will soon be available for lunch. Kyōten Sushiko (4600 Mueller Blvd. #1035) begins its lunch service Thursday. The restaurant helmed by chef Otto Phan will serve lunch Tuesday-Saturday from 11