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

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

Olamaie launches new patio menu

12:16 pm Oct. 12, 2016

What’s more Southern than dining out on the porch? Refined Southern restaurant Olamaie is maximizing their space and taking advantage of the temperate weather to launch a new menu specifically for their back patio. The