Restaurant critic & features writer at Austin American @Statesman and @Austin360. Austin-born 4th generation Texan. Email: modam@statesman.com IG: matthewodam
"Idiocracy" is less a joke and more of a dream at this point.
RT @BrettEats: Huge New Orleans restaurant news nola.com/dining/index.s…
RT @dhmeyer: Congratulations @floydcardoz @PaowallaNYC on your 1-year anniversary and thank you for bringing those awesome flavors back to…
RT @VanityFair: "Fukushima-level events" could happen in the U.S.—and the White House hasn't fully staffed the Department of Energy https:/…
RT @smallvictorybar: lord_highpockets and timurphy spin 7" records tonight @smallvictorybar #108e7thst from 9 pm to 1… https://t.co/ze7K2hl…
RT @WendiAarons: Repealing ACA without a new plan is like cutting off your nose to spite your face. Then bleeding to death because you have…
RT @BillAddison: Many planes, several trains, thousands of miles, millions of calories. eater.com/best-american-…
@Eater critic @BillAddison names an Austin restaurant one of the 12 Best New Restaurants in America.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
RT @Poynter: From the archives: 9 ways journalists can do justice to transgender people’s stories poynter.org/2013/nine-ways… https://t.co/vLPO…
Can be hard to pin down what makes @thelizlambert properties so cool but Lauren S. Ford @TexasMonthly does good job features.texasmonthly.com/editorial/quee…
RT @hrryscript: BREAKING: Talks appear to be heading into midnight. News Conference expected tomorrow that will send Carmelo Anthony to HOU…
RT @tmbbq: They're writing a new chapter of Texas BBQ, this time w/ a Japanese influence, at @KemuriTatsu_ya in Austin. https://t.co/N2jytx…
The @Via313Pizza guys are now in sliders, wings & Coney dog business with Delray Cafe at the old Longbranch Inn.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Well, #Seattle in the summer, the rumors are true. You are awesome.
Paella party. Pretty great brunch tarsanijane. #seattle #paella #thefeedtogo @ Tarsan i Jane instagram.com/p/BW55P8rFbRu/
Scallop crudo. loursinseattle is lovely. #seattle #thefeedtogo @ L'Oursin instagram.com/p/BW5yChfljxr/
Bet Under Armour stock gets a bump tomorrow.
The great Skerik in his hometown. #saxophone #seattle @ Nectar Lounge instagram.com/p/BW5abetlQCX/
Spieth has ice water in his veins. I've reacted with more excitement when I accidentally stop the gas pump at exactly $20. #theopen
Lovely day at the market. Mountain's out, yet again. #seattle #thefeedtogo @ Pike Place Market instagram.com/p/BW3V6ZPFitD/
I think i just saw Aaron Judge of the @yankees hit a ball OUT of @mariners Safeco. #mlb moby.to/qh3yzg
I think i just saw Aaron Judge of the @yankees hit a ball OUT of @mariners Safeco. #mlb https://t.co/4g41CQVyOx
I think #AaronJudge just hit a ball out of Safeco Field. #mlb #longball @ Safeco Field instagram.com/p/BW1YYrPF1rk/
Kyrie more talented but less of killer instinct than Russ. And wouldn't want to play with him, either. But, under Pop? Whoa. @SheaSerrano ?
@yankees fans have good taste in cities to which they travel for @MLB games. Lots of them in #Seattle to attend @Mariners game.
RT @jcreidtx: Japanese conglomerate buys Creekstone Farms. Takeaway: 20% shipped overseas! (will grow). cattlenetwork.com/news/industry/…
I ride with @marimolina385 --You don’t have to like Tex-Mex food. But you should respect it. atxne.ws/2uHLiFb https://t.co/ofYjm2CfnT
Update: @JuiceLandTx @hutshamburgers @tacodeli @peachedtortilla @flyritechicken & more coming @austinairport dining.blog.austin360.com/2017/07/19/are…
RT @jcreidtx: We ranged far and wide in this week's #bbqstateofmind podcast. Thanks @odam! houstonchronicle.com/podcasts/
A lovely surprise to discover former Olivia chef Maximilian Petty is doing great things… instagram.com/p/BW0EZpRFinH/
Cured and smoked fish and a sour beer. Feeling you, #Seattle. #thefeedtogo instagram.com/p/BWyyKPJlYrA/
Across the street from Central Saloon, where Nirvana allegedly played their first Seattle gig.… instagram.com/p/BWyREr_lffP/
Lotsa pasta (papardelle alla Bolognese; pasta mista with almond pesto and snap peas; and the… instagram.com/p/BWx6o6nFAdJ/
Is it Sam Cassell? RT @KathTX: Awesome article on one of the best point guards to ever play the game, period. es.pn/2vnQzPI
I am 45th in line as Il Corvo Pasta sets to open its door for lunch. #Seattle #TheFeedToGo https://t.co/4RL9ISIAkq
Mongers. RT @pei_u_sun: @odam Coast or Mongers?
Glad my brought my stretchy pants. RT @BillAddison: @odam Change your plans, man. Seriously.
@BillAddison messing up my weekend - America’s next great Southern restaurant is in Seattle eater.com/2017/7/20/1599… https://t.co/jcC1t0MLlr
@peachedtortilla @tacodeli @FlyriteChicken and more are coming to @AUStinAirport? Maybe. Maybe not.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
RT @gdinges: BIGGER IN TEXAS: $70M Barton Creek Resort expansion includes new 10-story tower, Bob's Steak & Chop House restaurant https://t…
Proposed: With @VeracruzTacos & @paperboyaustin, @RadioCoffeeBeer has strongest food truck game in town.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
RT @deborific: Top music in Austin this weekend: @FloatFest, @djshadow, @Sphynxmusic and more. music.blog.austin360.com/2017/07/19/wee… https://t.co/09WdSF0…
RT @gissela: Behind every home in East Austin there's a story of familia | Nancy Flores' @latinoculture latest: mystatesman.com/news/local/eas…
RT @adi7anand: Win 'Early Entry' (1:30pm) into #Quesoff (8/26 @mohawkaustin) via @Do512 (bit.ly/2t9eBgL) or by following @HotLuckF…
Grilled cucumbers with zhoug and ricotta. Definitely recommend hitting Publican Anker if you… instagram.com/p/BWsl7UmlKNg/
Same. #carolinainmymind @ Wrigley Field instagram.com/p/BWq4b58leAU/
James Taylor and Bonnie Raitt at Wrigley Field on my parents' 52nd anniversary. All the… instagram.com/p/BWq0_WFFigD/
Dear, @beyonce: Please buy the @houstonrockets. With love and admiration, Matthew #nba
RT @ringer: Eight questions regarding the sale of the Houston Rockets therin.gr/p3tjxH2
+1 RT @AstrosTracker: new owner of Rockets should follow Jim Crane's lead and bring back the team's original colors https://t.co/ZlT5oucN5E
Amen. Cc: @chiprives RT @vjacq: @odam @HoustonRockets @mikepshannon First order of business, moving back into the Summit.
The @houstonrockets are for sale. Wow. Whatta ya say we put together a group, @mikepshannon & @vjacq?
Whipped feta with saffron pickled leeks and date crackers. Pucker up. #chicago #thefeedtogo @… instagram.com/p/BWqV4icFmQb/
Chicago is trying to break my heart. #summah #viachicago @ Chicago, Illinois instagram.com/p/BWqK41JFZIg/
Fumare always delivers the goods. #pastrami #chicagoeats #thefeedtogo @ Fumare Meats & Deli instagram.com/p/BWqF8JtFYW4/
RT @EatsBeat: Highlight of #txlege special session: getting to try @JTYoungbloods legacy fried chicken Tue. @odam radio intvw here https://…
Kolopelli spotted in the wild. Get it, bruh. #phish #chicago @ Northerly Island Park instagram.com/p/BWoUySTloQH/
RT @IndieWire: Why Netflix and Amazon Algorithms Are Destroying the Movies: bit.ly/2uRsYXy https://t.co/JlJrvcGiuf
RT @CovertCuriosity: More on the Red River mural by Tim Kerr and @michaelcorcoran mystatesman.com/news/local/red… #HotSummerNights
My parents are in Chicago to see #Hamilton for their anniversary and now my dad is rapping everything. Thanks, @lin_manuel.
RT @adamfortner: @odam Don't forget gelateria gemelli! Just had some excellent plum sorbetto and goats milk and honey gelato. So good.
On national ice cream day, shout out to Dolce Neve, Lick, Sweet Ritual, Venezia Gelato et al and all of the city's great pastry chefs.
Yeah, by going to see Tchaikovsky at Ravinia. RT @jodyschmal: @odam Are you pre-gaming for Phish?
😂 RT @jodyschmal: @odam Are you pre-gaming for Phish?
Who in the hell thought up "Cap'n Crunch"?
Hoisin aioli and miso butter are burger-game changers. #burgers #chicago #chicagoeats… instagram.com/p/BWnmhjPFTPN/
Accidentally tagging @cohenesque on Phish tweet is greatest thing I've done in weeks. (Also,you'd have loved Radiohead at dinner last night)
Might have just found out @phish is also in Chicago tonight. Why wouldn't you? Split and open and melt. Amiright,@transmogrifier & @NeilAbt?
Roadie, @coachapplewhite? RT @JSM_meat: Hey @CoachApplewhite just thought I'd say hi from Georgetown... see you spin https://t.co/WKIXOexjEy
When you wander into the downtown Chicago bar that will soon be closing after thee decades in… instagram.com/p/BWnLPNflaSB/
Living Colour RT @TheDjBambino: @odam What's your favorite color.
Sweet tea and chamomile brined fried chicken. My father declared roisterchicago the best meal of… instagram.com/p/BWlwaJtFtRF/
RT @alisoncook: I, for one, will be sorry when One Fifth Steak is gone. twitter.com/OneFifthHousto…
Pro tip: Ask people questions. Stop talking about yourself. You might learn something.
Summer, summer, summertime. Wish I could remember where these tomatoes were from because they… instagram.com/p/BWlAZMVlc0X/
RT @richardjustice: Jose Altuve is hitting .350. Back to your regularly scheduled programming.
RT @davidmuto: .@NewYorker is hiring a copy editor/web producer. Come put commas in weird places with me! condenast.avature.net/careers/JobDet…
Like #friedchicken (and mashed potatoes and gravy, and super-fatty ice cream, and nostalgia)?… instagram.com/p/BWfmBapFvdF/
Like #friedchicken (& super-fatty ice cream & mashed potatoes & nostalgia)? Then read my review of @JTYoungbloods… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
No, there's NOT a Chili's coming to East Sixth Street in East Austin. Something's coming, but not Chili's.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Some next-level trolling is taking place in East Austin. That or a Chili's is coming to East Sixth Street.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Another once-popular @TacoCabana location in Austin has closed, this time by @UTAustin dining.blog.austin360.com/2017/07/12/tac… https://t.co/hq1XPIEcI6
RT @ariauber: A full bar with classic cocktails is coming to @homeslicepizza's upcoming North Loop location. atxne.ws/2vcYXAK via @T…
Full bar, Buffalo wings, Sicilian pizza ... New Home Slice Pizza on North Loop won't be a carbon copy of original dining.blog.austin360.com/2017/07/12/new…
RT @spulliam: Hey, the Washington Post has a deal on #AmazonPrimeDay - free for six months, renews at $3.99 a month amzn.to/2ua0uKQ
RT @karenehowell: I hope Trump is invited to SEC Media Days.
RT @KashannKilson: Saving this screenshot for when my grandkids ask me what 2017 was like. https://t.co/oFt0Nm86wP
RT @Blackstock360: City selects Erica Shamaly as Music & Entertainment Division manager music.blog.austin360.com/2017/07/10/cit…
RT @PitchforkPretty: @odam @TheBrewAndBrew Should probably give Pitchfork Pretty's bagels a shot. Baked fresh every morning. We also produc…
RT @AssociatedPress: Join our team as a news editor based in Washington, D.C.: apne.ws/2tDPVwZ
Wish Austin had more good bagel options? You'll be happy to know Rosen's Bagel Co. is moving into @TheBrewAndBrew… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
 
 
 
 
 
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