Restaurant critic & travel writer @Statesman @Austin360. Austin-born, Houston-raised. Email modam@statesman.com IG: @matthewodam
RT @BillSimmons: Here’s the first episode of the Dave Chang Show... ever wonder what it’s like to open a restaurant? @davidchang explains i…
RT @juliamoskin: From WH state dinner: “The jambalaya was not jambalaya — it may have been rice pilaf” Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-Louisiana), spe…
I can’t believe Chris Paul is on the Rockets.
No, I generally wait two months for work purposes. And, while I know the temptation is great for general public, i advise my friends to wait a few weeks or at least temper greatly expectations with new opens. You? RT @Jason_Long: @odam @christopher_j_m Have you been to Loro yet?
It was noon on a Wednesday, Jimmy. What kind of animal do you take me for? RT @jimmymcarthur: @odam @Whataburger “Drunken food writer gives big praise to Late night fast food employee.”
Oops. Here. mystatesman.com/entertainment/… RT @christopher_j_m: @odam how much food should one expect at Otoko?
My review will give you a sense. It is more or less kaiseki style, so appetizer, maybe 8 sushi, steamed and grilled dishes, soup, tempura, dessert. (Not in that order) Maybe 22 dishes. RT @christopher_j_m: @odam how much food should one expect at Otoko?
What are chances you have a true crime streaming rec for me that I haven’t watched, @psencikk and @emquig?
RT @LyleLovett: Are student newsrooms in danger of disappearing? I didn’t realize. In my day there, the @TheBattOnline newsroom gave us @ta…
The young man named Aaron who works @whataburger on Barton Springs Road gives great customer service every time. @whataburger should give him a raise.
RT @jcreidtx: Back to business-as-usual. Harvey, we hardly knew ya. twitter.com/mmorris011/sta…
RT @mmorris011: City Council passed this item unanimously and without discussion. twitter.com/mmorris011/sta…
You are in good company with @AndrewOKnowlton. RT @thismaya: @odam @brettmartin I HATE FAST-CASUAL
“Burritos are garbage, but we can discuss that another time.” RT @brettmartin: Writing about dining today means coming to terms with "fast-casual." I'm trying. gq.com/story/fast-cas…
Duck Reuben @hopfieldsaustin. #sandwiches #sandwichland #austin360eats instagram.com/p/Bh9ytAjBkgM/
Just saw a bunch of UT students riding those new electric scooters on the sidewalk of the Drag. Seems like the chances of future drunken nighttime accidents would be quite high.
RT @BBQsnob: Porchetta for breakfast, brunch, and lunch, all in a 90 minute window, in downtown Dallas at Commissary, Commissary, and Ameri…
The owner of popular Sap's Fine Thai Cuisine has purchased the short-lived Kruan Urban Thai. dining.blog.austin360.com/2018/04/24/sap… https://t.co/sd1qAA9HqS
Young professionals in Austin: RSVP for the first salon in our new summer series — on the new wave of activism. Great panelists, great moderator + that chill @TexasTribune vibe eventbrite.com/e/texas-tribun… #ttevents https://t.co/BRZznKAzLb
Looking for some of the best tacos in #SanAntonio? Here are 10 of my favorite spots. (What's up, @SheaSerrano?) apps.statesman.com/austin360/eats… https://t.co/pG5cV4sokt
The chicken sandwich from @publicanchicago @fly2ohare is the best sandwich I’ve ever eaten at an airport in the U.S. (near Gate K1) #airportfood #chicago
Shoutout to Houstonians @xochihou and @tetsujustin. HTown representing. RT @GQMagazine: .@brettmartin on the 13 best restaurants of 2018, from Seattle to Cornelius, NC gq.mn/V6wN7Z7 https://t.co/XC7itVKwwX
RT @brettmartin: Here's a thing I do once a year. It's my Best New Restaurants for 2018. gq.com/story/best-new…
RT @fedmanwalking: This guy. What took me a year of SA tacos to fully appreciate, @odam understands right away. A tight list. An insightful…
One great things about being on the Atlantic Coast, access to @allagashbrewing. Love the Émile,… instagram.com/p/Bh7G6DiB6Y_/
So much more than a list. A story with soul and narrative cohesion. RT @brettmartin: Here's a thing I do once a year. It's my Best New Restaurants for 2018. gq.com/story/best-new…
Come on, man, that’s half my Top 10. RT @billchilds: Places we haven’t been that might get into that list: Olamie, Dai Due (other than food court), Emmer & Rye, Juniper, Kemuri Tatsu-Ya
RT @EricaGrieder: TEXANS ONLY: Do you want a debate between @LupeValdez and @randrewwhite?
RT @dannychau: I wrote about everything I ate in Portland, Oregon. (I ate a lot.) theringer.com/2018/4/22/1726…
RT @greensborocity: @GSOHoppers @odam And they are AWESOME! https://t.co/gLHnEp9rHh
Sorry to have missed it. Guess I am gonna have to come to the ballpark this afternoon! RT @GSOHoppers: @greensborocity @odam We have firework shows during every Friday and Saturday home games!
Hey, @greensborocity: who or what was behind that fireworks display (that I only heard and *hope* was fireworks) tonight? That was 🍌 🍌 🍌 🍌.
That sounded insane. RT @_ecw_: but what’s up with all these fireworks in greensboro wtf
Fight, Mustangs, Fight! RT @MHShouston: UIL Texas 6A state champs!!!#MustangProud https://t.co/ZL1CiNlx8p
In my mind I’m gone to Carolina (wine country) ... https://t.co/IOMKB2EM2f
Looking for great tacos in San Antonio? I’ve got 10 places you should try (starting with Maria’s… instagram.com/p/BhzITjzhfe9/
RT @LeaningPear: 5th Annual Starlight Symphony Fundraising Dinner This Sunday 4/22 ~ 5:30pm-8:30pm Food, Drinks and Music ~ $85/head Come…
All 254 of them 1988-1990 RT @EricaGrieder: @brianjrogers @AndrewKragie oh if you have any questions about courthouses, my friend @odam's dad is a great source!
So happy for my dude @joegross, whose @333books about Fugazi’s “In on the Kill Taker” releases today. #fugazi #dc #dmv amazon.com/Fugazis-Kill-T… https://t.co/piMOwgTM9A
Great food news. The best bánh mì in the city now have a permanent home. @saigonlevendeur opens Le Bleu in North Austin, featuring an expanded menu. dining.blog.austin360.com/2018/04/19/sai… https://t.co/W0Lh1yxZFZ
One of the best Mexican restaurants in the city is now serving lunch. dining.blog.austin360.com/2018/04/19/rai… https://t.co/RB7GttLavu
@kevinharlan with a @whataburger namecheck during @houstonrockets game just before having to do a promo read on Burger King. 🔥
From Ninfa's to The Palm, Barbara Bush the ‘foodie’ savored Houston's dining scene houstonchronicle.com/entertainment/… via @HoustonChron
All about that paperboy. Goat sausage and sunny egg on buttermilk bun. #sandwiches… instagram.com/p/BhuA1S1h_3q/
RT @ANNELAMOTT: Protecting Your Writing Time In This Weird Time of Ours longreads.com/2018/04/13/pro… via @longreads
RT @juliaoftoronto: If you've ever left a restaurant with a headache because it was so f*&%ing loud, you'll like my story today https://t.c…
RT @BrianBlade: Spotify celebrates the legacy of Blue Note Records with their new playlist Jazz Classics Blue Note Edition, which tells the…
RT @joegross: Things you need to understand about Texas (you person who doesn't live here, you) austin360.com/entertainment/…
I don’t know if you came up with the title for your book about the World Champion Houston @Astros, but it is brilliant, @holleynews. #hurricaneseason https://t.co/unVUBWLBqq
I don’t know if you came up with this title about the World Champion Houston @Astros, but it is brilliant, @holleynews. #hurricaneseason pic.twitter.com/xSImSDpdHg
RT @nytimes: Kendrick Lamar is the first nonclassical or jazz musician to win the Pulitzer Prize in music nyti.ms/2J39yFv
RT @evankleiman: Raising a glass to @nytimes #Pulitzer prize winners @juliamoskin and @kimseverson for their reporting on restaurant harass…
Not surprisingly, @lawrence_wright has a much nicer signature than I. He is also a better writer, better musician, better dresser ... damn it. (Side note: started his “God Save Texas: A Journey Into the Soul of the Lone Star State” over the weekend. Fun read.) https://t.co/HTtNhWF0qc
RT @brettmartin: We're all William Carlos Williams now. https://t.co/xPIKG6Pnap
RT @cityjane: For everyone concerned about the arrival of @limebike and #birdscooters in #atx, these listening sessions are a fantastic way…
Increasingly corporate downtown Austin just got an injection of some local flavor, as Polvos is now on Nueces and Third. dining.blog.austin360.com/2018/04/16/sou… https://t.co/i8AqLFSvfx
God bless Home Slice Pizza.
LeBron, Paul George and Kawhi Leonard all gonna be Facetiming tonight.
Shoutout to my editor, @emquig, for making me look good (well, as good as possible). And to her, @slctexas and everyone else for putting up with me. twitter.com/dhiott/status/…
Steph Curry with his @ringer #BlogBoys t-shirt is hilarious. #aggregationnation
No surprise here, either. RT @dhiott: Congrats to @jayjanner for first place in sports photography at #txapme ! https://t.co/Al3suOIg9V
No surprise here. RT @dhiott: Congrats @WagsPhoto for a first place in news photography at #txapme! https://t.co/58sVbV0RpU
RT @paulaforbes: Tater tots are a perfect food (but totchos are a scam). gq.com/story/tots-rei…
RT @nytimes: Drop biscuits are heavenly, and considering how little work they are to put together, they're also a real kitchen miracle http…
Fun episode. Only quibbles from my POV: San Antonio is superior food town to Salt Lake City. Minneapolis superior to Boston. Portland superior to Miami. Side note: San Francisco & Houston probably superior to New Orleans but making comparison is impossible. NOLA is its own world twitter.com/houseofcarbs/s…
God bless Matt’s El Rancho.
RT @aasbusiness: AUSTIN RESTAURANT COMBO: Mama Fu’s to buy Austin’s Pizza mystatesman.com/business/austi… | @gdinges https://t.co/Zza4BDc6cg
Sweet afternoon treat. (Raspberry rosé, espresso, pistachio, chocolate, strawberry coconut).… instagram.com/p/BhhVbU2hjHP/
The best restaurant in Austin, @OlamaieAustin, is getting into the fast-casual game. dining.blog.austin360.com/2018/04/13/exc… https://t.co/V6WRcjrid3
Great news RT @TheAthleticHQ: Welcome @SherwoodStrauss to The Athletic team! 💪 Ethan will bring original, feature-length NBA stories to subscribers starting next month. More here 👇
RT @TheFeed360: 104.9 The Horn hosting a barbecue cook-off Saturday at Horn Bash atxne.ws/2Hy1VXP
I have considered doing this for years. Glad Tom did it, so I can just read about it. twitter.com/tomsietsema/st…
RT @TheFeed360: Cavalier celebrates grand opening in former Dog & Duck Pub space this weekend atxne.ws/2IKMhrJ
RT @BrettEats: A question that occurred to me while searching for the best fried chicken in New Orleans nola.com/expo/erry-2018…
RT @dataeditor: this site is sometimes good: a story in four parts https://t.co/biB0b402hS
I think Pop wants the Spurs to lose tonight in hopes that it leads to a first round match-up with the Rockets. Evil genius.
A great piece by @MacCambridge for anyone interested in media, magazines or sports. Or anyone who grew up with a bedroom wall literally wallpapered with @SINow covers (me). twitter.com/bryancurtis/st…
Jumping on @thehornatx this morning from 9:30 to 9:45 to talk restaurants (and maybe sports?) with @buckygodbolt and @ErinHogan. Listen in, won’t you?
Nooooooooooooooo RT @espn_macmahon: Luc Mbah a Moute missed a month with the same injury earlier this season. He's a major reason the Rockets drastically improved on defense this season.
RT @NYTSports: Andre Ingram is 32, has graying hair and a degree in physics. He's older than Dwight Howard, once crushed Jimmer Fredette in…
Shouts to fellow @AmericanU alumnus Andre Ingram. Worked his tail off in NBA’s G League for a decade and finally gets his shot tonight with the Lakers and is making it count. Best three-point shooting math tutor ever. twitter.com/ringer/status/…
RT @ditzkoff: “Mr. Zuckerberg, a magazine i recently opened came with a floppy disk offering me 30 free hours of something called America O…
Check out which Austin restaurant made @foodandwine's 10 Best New Restaurants in America list. And make sure to read @jordanarothman's entire smart and refreshing list. (Also: shoutout to Houstonians @tetsujustin & @Bobby_Heugel for their honor.) dining.blog.austin360.com/2018/04/10/foo… https://t.co/4lziph5fnh
We live in a world where Kid Rock mashes up “Werewolves of London” and “Sweet Home Alabama” and rhymes “things” with “things.” Truly, anything is possible.
RT @maxlinsky: When people ask me about the Longform Podcast I tell them to start here. Just a gripping, stunning interview by @aaronlammer…
I ate almost every single dish faregroundatx. Read about the 10 best via the link in my bio. @… instagram.com/p/BhXEQk1llvD/
RT @benbosk: Aaron Franklin probably won’t read this story I wrote for @esquire, and I think that’s pretty cool esquire.com/food-drink/foo…
I ate pretty much every single dish @faregroundatx over a one-month period. Here are the 10 best things to eat there. mystatesman.com/entertainment/… https://t.co/Piksg76LDt
Thanks, DV. You can check out my Top 25 restaurants in Austin (and a bunch of other stuff) at austin360.com/eats Holler with more specific questions. RT @BBQsnob: @ripsup Yes. Her name is Pat Sharpe, but she’s not on Twitter, so you’ll have to settle for @odam
Holy shit. Longhorn great Jordan Spieth with one of the greatest rounds in the history of golf. #themasters
RT @jodyschmal: Seafood restaurants squeezed by climate change, growing appetites houstonchronicle.com/business/artic… via @HoustonChron
What a great place for a wedding, no matter the temperature. And great food from… instagram.com/p/BhSrDMIFwTx/
Perfect day for a pastrami Reuben. Shoutout @Othersidedeli. mystatesman.com/entertainment/… https://t.co/UVY5tKTBo1
RT @adi7anand: #Quesoff 2018 will take place Saturday, August 25th @mohawkaustin! Email queso@mohawkaustin.com to sign up. You may enter on…
Treat of a sports-watching lifetime to watch y’all out on the course today. twitter.com/jacknicklaus/s…
 
 
 
 
 
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