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

Austin restaurants: Where to eat on Thanksgiving

11:38 am Nov. 10, 2017

A grand Thanksgiving meal is a wonderful way to bring together friends and family. But that can also be costly, stressful and time-consuming. Why not let the professionals handle the dirty work? A host of

Austin restaurants selling Thanksgiving meals to-go

9:20 am Nov. 10, 2017

Ah, traditions: buying the turkey; anxiously cooking the turkey in hopes it doesn’t dry out; fighting over whose stuffing recipe to use; fidgeting about who should carve the turkey; lying about how good your mother-in-law’s