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

Ramen Tatsu-Ya introduces special crawfish ramen

12:19 pm Apr. 2, 2018

The owners of Ramen Tatsu-Ya have shown they know how to mash up Central Texas and Japan with their Kemuri Tatsu-Ya smokehouse; now they are showing off their mixing skills by twisting Southeast Texas and

Bufalina Due adding lunch service

1:19 pm Nov. 2, 2016

One of Austin’s best restaurants is broadening its reach. Bufalina Due, the second iteration of Steven Dilley’s wildly popular East Austin pizza-centric restaurant will add lunch service starting this weekend. The restaurant will open