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

Downtown sandwich spot closes unexpectedly

9:44 am Jul. 23, 2018

Capitol denizens and downtown workers along the northern strip of Congress Avenue are going to have to find a new option for their lunchtime sandwich fix.

Planet Sub (906 Congress Ave.) has closed, posting a sign

App-based coffee kiosk, Briggo, opens at airport

10:28 am Jul. 17, 2018

You’re probably almost always running late when heading to the airport. Or maybe it’s just me. Every extra second counts, so standing in line for some scalding hot coffee at kiosk may not be in