Restaurant critic & travel writer @Statesman @Austin360. Austin-born, Houston-raised. Email modam@statesman.com IG: @matthewodam
RT @pattymo: Robert Mueller sweating in front of his laptop, staring at a Word doc containing only the words “The Mueller Report” and a bli…
RT @bittman: “How do I develop nonna skills?” was a recent question from one of my newsletter subscribers (ie “how do I actually get really…
This is a damn good eating agenda. Will make you hungry. twitter.com/grubstreet/sta…
RT @MsLeeEddy: The cat is out if the bag. @MaconBlair was in Green Book and we didn’t tell anyone because... well, y’all know why. https://…
This is Unintentional Comedy Hall of Fame typo from the good folks at IndieWire. Regardless, congrats to @MaconBlair, whose directorial debut was deeply unsettling and who is great in every movie. Especially Green Book. twitter.com/indiewire/stat…
How was there a Rewatchables episode dissecting/celebrating a Wilford Brimley movie and @ChrisRyan77 was not involved? #intimateacts
"The late 90s was probably the last time Garfield was a cultural force." -Ladies and Gentleman, @webbeditor. And now he and @joegross are down a rabbit hole. Way down.
October 19: Longhorns host Kansas, @HousefromDC @MalloryRubin @bryancurtis twitter.com/houseofcarbs/s…
RT @Andylanger: The culture editor position at @TexasMonthly is open and would make whoever gets it my editor. Tell somebody you think woul…
I have seen similar @cshepherd13 restaurants in Houston. Great move. twitter.com/ricknelsonstri…
Excited to read this one from @brywashing twitter.com/nytimes/status…
RT @ev_rat: Been wondering about this one. Great scoop on a bizarre mercenary story: twitter.com/vanessagezari/…
RT @emquig: My friends at @austin360 and @statesman were busy covering @sxsw last week -- but the things they wrote about stretch long beyo…
This week’s Burger Time entry is an old-school classic. #burger #burgertime360 #austin360eats @ Andice General Store instagram.com/p/BvMvQ1TFqNU/…
Filed by reps from Prosper and Richardson, undoubtedly hotbeds of vacationers and disruptive parties. Last bachelor party I went to in Prosper was off the hook!! twitter.com/statesman/stat…
Gave review copy a read on recent vacation. Deeply weird and hilarious, as one would expect. Given then cover art and my hysterical laughter while reading in public, surprised I was not locked up. Highly recommend. twitter.com/cklosterman/st…
So, you’re saying I’m on the right track ... twitter.com/briangaar/stat…
RT @James_Barragan: Few reporters care as much about their communities & know how to discuss education issues like @melissataboada. Austin…
RT @ruthreichl: Leading the way: what food magazines SHOULD be doing: foodandwine.com/travel/restaur…
RT @dhiott: Now playing @KUTX @FSAustin, @jeliofthebirds . You can still make it for @iamyola and @andrewbird. Don’t come just for the musi…
Funniest and most charming #sxsw moments for me today: 1) @hayescarll introducing himself @YETICoolers day party 2) Hayes responding to an audience member that, no, after 43 years, he still has not met @WillieNelson. Even after playing Luck Reunion yesterday.
Want a taste of Old Austin during #sxsw? @LucysFriedChick is the answer every year. May as well be 1987 here. And weekend lineup is awesome. All free. https://t.co/8T5cpJ8NPB
Know someone visiting Austin for a long weekend? Here's where you can send them to eat and drink in Austin for 72 hours, starring @BetterHalfBar Emmer & Rye, @KemuriTatsu_ya @veracruztacos @KerlinBBQ @NickelCityATX @Valstexmexbbq @smallvictorybar and more. austin360.com/entertainmentl… https://t.co/sY610rJhju
Food trailers having to deal with annual permitting and inspection in the middle of #SXSW. What a nightmare for them.
Shred master, @adrianmquesada. @BlackPumasMusic with a surprise opening set @mohawkaustin last night during @sxsw. https://t.co/G6QScWqnqC
@BillSimmons: There is a @clear for coffee at airports. It’s called @DrinkBriggo.
A whiskey-drinking, harmonica-playing outlaw from Alice, TX is one of the most important figures in the history of cancer research. "Breakthrough" screens again tonight @sxsw. And you can see it. Go watch it if you wanna feel good. #sxsw austin360.com/entertainmentl… https://t.co/SoEgVpaeni
Looking for #SXSW reviews, recaps, photos, recommendations, ephemera and more? Head to Austin360.com/sxsw @statesman/@austin360 team is crushing it!
Strong interview. “Beastie Boys Book” is a must-read. twitter.com/playback_austi…
RT @pamelacolloff: 🚨🚨🚨Breathtaking news. "Gov. Gavin Newsom is suspending the death penalty in California, calling it discriminatory and im…
“Building the American Dream” @sxsw is an enlightening and disturbing portrait of hard work, nobility and the dark side of the “Texas Miracle.” #sxsw
Almost had a horrific #scooter accident on wet roads on way to a #sxsw panel on scooters. #sxsirony
RT @austin360: #SXSW review: Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut is not only destined for cult status, but it lands in the here and now as a m…
The addition this year of being able to secure SXXPRESS passes via the app this year is clutch. Thanks, @sxsw.
RT @zachbaron: Harmony Korine has lived a life so fantastic even he doesn’t know how true it all is, and with BEACH BUM, he may have just m…
He’s like @duncantrussell with fewer punch lines. You had him on the pod, @duncantrussell? twitter.com/odam/status/11…
“Algorithms are the closest thing we have to demons.” - Douglas @Rushkoff dropping truth at #sxsw while talking about #TeamHuman
@Onnit founder @AubreyMarcus offers tips @sxsw on “owning your day.” #sxsw austin360.com/entertainmentl…
Reminder: tlv_austin is now open faregroundatx, serving flavorful dishes like this Yemeni chicken thigh and hummus dish. #sxsw #austin360eats @ Fareground at One Eleven instagram.com/p/Bu4Dfselbeh/…
RT @TamaleHouseEast: 1000 Migas Tacos? Mom’s got this! #SXSW #LetsEats #UberEATS https://t.co/4qD8qzykrB
I know @AubreyMarcus is going to tell me to start my days with a cold shower and exercise to get @onnit, but I am still here for it at #sxsw.
Strong day of #sxsw Film programming includes Molly Ivins doc, We Are the Radical Monarchs, Jump Shot, Jezebel, Running With Beto, Booksmart, Adopt a Highway, Mister Jimi, Sister Aimee, Sword of Trust and Good Boys, along with @SeanFennessey podcast taping with Robert @Rodriguez
RT @JinATX: Their annual roundup of international music has become a must-read for adventurous festgoers: austin360.com/entertainmentl…
RT @JinATX: Tune in to @KUTX RIGHT NOW to hear @latinoculture, @deborific and Michael Crockett play some their #SXSW recommendations from L…
RT @bourbonitis: @odam I'd add Las Cazuelas on East Cesar Chavez to the late-night list.
RT @Eat_Poke: Even though we didnt make this list.. its a pretty great guide. Of course if you're here for sxsw from LA and are missing you…
RT @joegross: Cried like a baby during KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE, which got a standing ovation after the film and another when director Rachel L…
RT @joegross: The more i think about this movie, the more I want to see it again. austin360.com/entertainmentl…
Where should I eat during #sxsw?! Wait, I know ... austin360.com/entertainmentl…
RT @AP: 2020 Democrats flock to trendy SXSW festival in Texas. apne.ws/ufhVCVG
RT @AustinBloggy: Me trying not to notice all the bad attempts at viral marketing during #SXSW https://t.co/AjTIxzn8PG
RT @nytimestravel: Big news in the hospitality industry nyti.ms/2TxHO4L
RT @ringer: .@SheaSerrano on the deaths of Stringer and Wallace theringer.com/tv/2018/3/5/17…
World premiere @sxsw today and airs on @hbo in May. Read our behind-the-scenes look as a primer. twitter.com/austin360/stat…
RT @magresta: In which I try to write a glossy travel essay about Orhan Pamuk's Museum of Innocence but instead end up with this fairly dor…
RT @michaelhoinski: Hello, writers in Texas or those with ties to the state. I help edit the Open Road section for @TexasHighways. This fea…
A @davidmodigs + @HBODocs + @crookedmedia joint making its world premiere Saturday @sxsw. This kinetic portrait of the @BetoORourke campaign takes you inside the halls big and small where the candidate campaigned and inside the hearts and minds of those who fought to make history twitter.com/austin360/stat…
RT @RunningWithBeto: “...a kinetic, intimate and moving documentary.” Great profile on Director @davidmodigs from @odam & @statesman #Run…
RT @brettmartin: My profile of writer, thinker, prankster, revolutionary (and sometimes even chef) Tunde Wey. gq.com/story/chef-tun…
RT @dhiott: Congratulations to all my former colleagues! I’m proud of the work we did together last year and impressed with the work you co…
Grazie, Firenze. #italy #florence #thefeedtogo #travel @ Florence, Italy instagram.com/p/Buj8nm4FE3M/…
RT @adi7anand: Nepali-Indian restaurant Himalaya Kosheli is a wonderful surprise austin360.com/entertainmentl… via @odam @austin360 @statesman
It’s gonna take a lot to take her away from here. #Firenze #pizzeriatoto #italy #thefeedtogo https://t.co/PwsEjlwZdJ
Queen of the form. Great work, @kristinfinan twitter.com/johnbridges/st…
Add Rome, Tuscany and Emilia-Romagna in late February to this list. Gotten into all restaurants and hotels and Airbnb have been steals. twitter.com/nytimes/status…
RT @RunningWithBeto: Big thank you to @odam & @statesman for including us in this! #RunningWithBetoDoc #SXSW austin360.com/entertainmentl…
Welcome to Florence, and have a nice day. https://t.co/E10Uhh1hfN
I moved to Rome the day after the 2000 election (with intention), and this evening, on my first return to the city in 18 years, I ran into @JohnKerry atop the Spanish Steps. Very gracious gentleman. Sliding doors moment. Also: He’s aged better than I. https://t.co/hP6hfJqZOZ
If you’re ever in Rome, visit @cribowerman @cribowerman in Trastevere. Inventive, thoughtful, attentive, exciting and welcoming. #rome #thefeedtogo #travel #italy @ Glass Hostaria instagram.com/p/BuZ9Dhql9Gq/…
“You could almost think that you're seeing double, On the cold, dark night on the Spanish Steps.” https://t.co/TkLtO7xcrA
Well, it happened, a meal made me cry. Specifically the first dish of burrata with Spanish anchovies. The rigatoni in yuzu butter with shaved mullet bottarga was its equal. Seems I have a… instagram.com/p/BuY40nOlEWH/…
18 of the 35 are still open. One (Jeffrey’s) made my Top 50 in 2018. austin360.com/eats twitter.com/chiprives/stat…
Speck, gorgonzola dolce and butternut squash. No better way to cap a few hours of looking at Raphael’s and Michelangelo’s masterpieces than by stopping @bonci_pizza for a cut of perfect. https://t.co/tnMxPanj7y
Thanks. At this point, it seems the fault lies with @AeroportidiRoma. The bags arrived yesterday a few hours after we did. twitter.com/americanair/st…
Though, to be fair, this could very well be the fault of @AeroportidiRoma. Grazie per niente. twitter.com/odam/status/11…
RT @SeanFennessey: I wrote about what GREEN BOOK's Best Picture win means for the future of the Oscars. (It isn't good.) https://t.co/bl3UW…
30+ hours abroad without luggage/clothes, @AmericanAir. Not great, Bob! twitter.com/americanair/st…
RT @odam: New podcast: at the 25-minute mark, listen to @joegross and I talk about who will and who should win at the #Oscars on Sunday nig…
Every other fried artichoke is dead to me after visiting Checco Er Carettiere in Rome. Meaty, crispy, woodsy, vegetal ... perfect. #uglydelicious https://t.co/sR8WRZBdLI
Hey, @AmericanAir, maybe streamline your maintenance paperwork process. Hours upon hours of waiting. For paperwork? We talkin bout paperwork? Paperwork? https://t.co/BjQnsB8RY7
New podcast: at the 25-minute mark, listen to @joegross and I talk about who will and who should win at the #Oscars on Sunday night. twitter.com/austin360/stat…
RT @BBQsnob: A month ago @louiesbbqtx left Austin and moved to Buda. Now he says “my worst day here is better than my best day in Austin.”…
Nice timing, @kkrader. See you in about 24 hours, bella Roma. twitter.com/luxury/status/…
RT @Dexinvestigates: Big props to the @statesman for pursuing, and winning this open records battle. statesman.com/news/20190222/…
Aloha Poke, add seaweed salad and furikake @Eat_Poke. (Big Eye tuna, if they have it.) twitter.com/katiebellmoore…
Good guess. Or, maybe the film of the 1995 Western Conference Finals, @SheaSerrano. twitter.com/halstead21/sta…
Any hints on what the subject of The Rewatchables will be @sxsw, @SeanFennessey, @ChrisRyan77 and @SheaSerrano?
1) As a pre-teen I took friends’ sandwich orders with pad and paper, asking questions about desired condiments and whether they wanted their bread toasted. 2) As a five-year old visiting D.C., I demanded of my parents daily stops at the food trucks lining the Mall. twitter.com/kebrightbill/s…
 
 
 
 
 
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