Restaurant critic & features writer at Austin American @Statesman and @Austin360. Austin-born 4th generation Texan. Email: modam@statesman.com IG: matthewodam
I don't know what's stranger: that U2 recorded "With or Without You" when Bono was 27 or that it was 30 years ago.
Heavy-hearted as we endure some serious Memorial Day 2015 storm flashbacks out in Wimberley.
How many brought brooms? Asking for friend. Cc: @JasStanford MT @richardjustice Astros & Orioles drew 98,861 for 3-game series @nMinute Maid
@astros win second in a row over Orioles. Ain't the beer cold, @JasStanford?
Dear @LickIceCreams: LOVE the texture of this pint of milk chocolate ice cream. (The paper rewards card, not so much.)
Well played RT @cohenesque: @odam Well, if Butch didn't get one...
20 years ago in ATX I feel there would've been impromptu #GreggAllman & Allman Brothers Band tribute tonight. I assume that's not happening?
 
Well, if Butch didn't get one...
 
Speaking of, did you ever hear the Derek Trucks episode of @wtfpod? Super engaging, thoughtful, forthright and charming.
'Cause time goes by like hurricanes, and faster things.
Pattypan, pattypan. #gardening @ Zilker Neighborhood instagram.com/p/BUm1hWNhyF4/
RT @NathanMattise: #ATX PSA: This wk's KUT Wknd podcast has @odam's bahn mi recommendations in town. See y'all over some head cheese https:…
RT @mj_wright1: Soon MT will fade from mainstream relevance. Other reporters will leave. We'll still be here. Just another reason local jou…
How @la_Barbecue landed one Austin DJ a front-row seat in @StephenAtHome's audience. dining.blog.austin360.com/2017/05/26/how…
Big #pizza news RT @TheFeed360: Old Thousand team opening Italian restaurant w/ former 40 North pizza trailer owner atxne.ws/2qk3lA7
Do you like great #bagels? Then this Memorial Day pop-up @thehightoweratx is for you. dining.blog.austin360.com/2017/05/26/the… https://t.co/BltxMraND1
RT @thismaya: I've been waiting for this book since I moved to Austin in 2002. Thank you, @JulieWbach! #swimmingholesoftx #summerbible http…
RT @austin360: You never know when the weather will be right for outdoor dining. But it is right now! So @odam's got a list: https://t.co/I…
Austin's 2 favorite food groups -- brunch & happy hour -- get some new faces in @bonhomie_austin & @JTYoungbloods… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Riseshare app Fare celebrating 1-year-anniversary/competing with others by giving crazy credits over weekend. Up to $50 for 10 trips taken
Thanks @timalamo, Karrie League & entire @drafthouse team for 20 wild, wacky & wonderful years of cinema and #NoTalking. Austin institution.
Warriors in 5. RT @chrisvognar: The next week is going to be one long pregame show. Not that I have a problem with that.
Get ready to say goodbye to another downtown Austin restaurant. dining.blog.austin360.com/2017/05/25/no-… https://t.co/ArPYxHymvC
RT @Gpiedra59: @odam @Ride_Austin @fasten been great to me!
Your tweet has been cancelled. V sorry. Here's 100 Monopoly $$ RT @GiantNoiseEG: @odam @Ride_Austin more than you can say about @Allegiant
Seems so RT @SteveKopack: Did Trump just shove another NATO leader to be in the front of the group? https://t.co/Bx07yNFmEB
Shoutout to @ride_austin and Fare. Of the many dozens of times I've used them, I've had a 99% success rate with only the rare hiccup.
"The Grateful Dead weren’t trying to elect a king, they were trying to have a democracy." #makeamericagratefulagain movies.blog.austin360.com/2017/03/14/sxs…
RT @Blackstock360: Our @austin360 review from @U2's Wednesday show in #Houston on the #U2JoshuaTreeTour2017, with photos & setlist: https:/…
My thoughts are with the families who lost loved ones in the Memorial Day flood in #Wimbereley in 2015. I was there. mystatesman.com/news/chaotic-n…
RT @jodyschmal: .@alisoncook, @jcreidtx + @gregmorago got together to talk BBQ and @TexasMonthly's list. Listen here: https://t.co/OJRiI7lU…
"This was way too fun not to do again." -@HotLuckFest co-founder James Moody. We look back on the weekend that was.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
@sparkycollier Thanh Nhi was #11.
Two Austin #burgers make @Thrillist's list of Best 100 Burgers in America. Damn, @KAlexander03 put in work.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
RT @ProPublica: Just a few examples of what it's like to live in Jared Kushner-owned Baltimore rental properties: propub.li/2rcNDXt h…
RT @TheFeed360: Want to be on the Travel Channel? ‘Food Paradise’ is filming at 24 Diner atxne.ws/2q7ulTb
RT @RyanLizza: Hard to keep up with the number of devastating statements about Trump coming out of Brennan's mouth at this hearing.
Same Odd Duck & Barley Swine ethos and craftsmanship with faster service & lower prices. Meet Sour Duck Market.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Four @Astros pitchers combine for one-hitter against the Tigers. Cc: @Via313Pizza
Weird that they let Golden State play with 6 guys.
Recovering from @hotluckfest. Am I doing it right? #cheesesteak #witwhiz #sandwich #thefeed360 @… instagram.com/p/BUahqiKhlA0/
RT @ESPNStatsInfo: A Longhorn will get a ring next month. @TexasMBB is the only school with a former player on each of the remaining team…
RT @nytimes: Antarctica’s ice sheet may have gone into the early stages of an unstoppable disintegration nyti.ms/2r6jOYv https://t.…
RT @BBQsnob: Hang in there @TerryBlacksBBQ. Before today I was an idiot for not praising you more. Now, the haters are out. I know what I a…
RT @AKMcGlinchy: Despite having the highest pop increase among largest U.S. cities, Austin became less urban between 2010 and 2016. https:/…
RT @BBQsnob: Big thanks to the @TexasMonthly staff, @jcreidtx & @TheSmokingHo for helping to build the list, but especially to the incredib…
RT @brettmartin: When I got to NOLA, not sure there were ten barbecue restaurants total, much less a Top 10. (You're welcome.) https://t.co…
RT @TheFeed360: Seven Austin barbecue joints land on Texas Monthly’s list of 50 best atxne.ws/2q36yE2
RT @BBQsnob: @odam @jcreidtx Might as well throw in San Marcos too!
I guess this makes Austin the best #bbq city in the world. 7 of @TexasMonthly's Top 50 are here.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
@TexasMBB alumnus @Avery0Bradley nails a three-pointer to end the Cavs perfect post-season. Bang! #hookem
For some reason still getting @allegiant airlines updates.Turns out this Sunday's Albuquerque-to-ATX flight also got rescheduled.#damngina
Best beef tongue I've ever eaten. When I considered his NYC and LA bona fides, I may have… instagram.com/p/BUXCzumh6FD/
Amazing covers from @robertellis_ last night to finish off night 3 of @hotluckfest. Basically… instagram.com/p/BUW-oJrB-3E/
22 years ago I was in Vegas for Grateful Dead & watched Super @MarioElie1 plant kiss of death on Barkley & Suns <3 youtube.com/watch?v=-q_w2e…
RT @austin360: Photos: Jon Favreau, Daniel Johnston, Roy Choi, Aaron Franklin & more … scenes from Hot Luck’s ‘Hi, How Are You?’ https://t.…
Daniel Johnston showed up for @hotluckfest's "Hi, How Are You?" kickoff event. People had fun.… instagram.com/p/BUSdrtHhTX8/
What dish made @tysoncole fall in love with being a chef? Find out tonight @HotLuckFest. (Hint: it's tuna.)… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
I'm decent in the kitchen,but damn if @BBQsnob didn't have the best dish @ an all-star @HotLuckFest event last nigh… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
@jon_favreau @RidingShotgunLA @FranklinBbq @danieljohnston and more ... @HotLuckFest rocked it last night.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Chef Roy Choi (and his knife and ribs) means business @hotluckfest. @ Franklin Barbecue instagram.com/p/BUSDblgBWgx/
Htown knows what's up and rules the Vietnamese game RT @jasonleal: @odam Don Cafe in Houston. https://t.co/I9nr6sFI8E
RT @deborific: Happy to see my bahn mi spot @saigonlevendeur at the top of @odam's best of Austin list. dining.blog.austin360.com/2017/05/19/whe…
What are the best bánh mì spots in Austin? Answer in link in my bio. (Photo by the great… instagram.com/p/BURr-sLhxt8/
RT @naemashowery: Pro-tip for @HotLuckFest Day 2: Bring floss... and maybe some face wipes. #HotLuck
Shout out to co-worker @tinaphan with the delicious bánh mì video. twitter.com/tinaphan/statu…
RT @OfficialGLO: RIP Chris Cornell. Your voice was a guide for me. Honored to have this memory and we will always remember you.... https://…
Harmony Korine and Matthew @McConaughey working together? You have my attention, @timalamo. movies.blog.austin360.com/2017/05/18/mat…
Let me tell you a story about the best bánh mì in Austin. #sandwiches mystatesman.com/entertainment/… https://t.co/dHYwIHDtTU
RT @nytimes: Trump leaves on Friday for a first trip outside of the U.S. as the country’s leader. He doesn’t really want to go. https://t.c…
@FranklinBbq talks his early days, rock music, the challenge of barbecue, @HotLuckFest & more.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
LeBron looked like he was playing on a Nerf hoop last night. NBA Finals are gonna be bananas, if America still exists in 10 days.
RT @IndieWire: The 50 Best Movie Posters of the 1980s bit.ly/2pXBm44 https://t.co/vwstNCs5xq
From #sxsw: @erinleecarr's #mommydeadanddearest is deeply disturbing and well made doc. movies.blog.austin360.com/2017/03/13/sxs…
It's not Scorsese's doc. RT @TheAVClub: The trailer for Martin Scorsese’s Grateful Dead doc is a Long Strange Trip trib.al/ou0zGOG
Biggest takeaways from @kevinbacon on @WTFpod: 1) Seems like an interesting and down-to-earth dude. 2) Great impressionist.
You know who loves #dadjokes? @FranklinBbq. Get your Thurston S'Moores tonight @HotLuckFest dining.blog.austin360.com/2017/05/17/hot… https://t.co/PGOT5vvzxQ
@FranklinBbq and destroyorbison fire up a Thurston S'Moore for the thurstonmoore58 @hotluckfest… instagram.com/p/BUNGg0lhgxP/
Smoked chicken steamed buns with herb salad, pickles and green onion mayo with my homie… instagram.com/p/BUM5XRbhcV9/
Sick RT @BraddJaffy: This is what President Trump told U.S. Coast Guard Academy graduates in a commencement address https://t.co/Ee8zd7w93o
RT @nytmike: Buried in our story: Trump said to Comey that he should consider putting reporters in prison nytimes.com/2017/05/16/us/…
RT @EnswellJones: This editor's note from @JeffreyGoldberg explains more about Alex and his last story. theatlantic.com/magazine/archi…
RT @EnswellJones: An incredible story from @alextizon, who died the day @TheAtlantic decided to make it this month's cover. https://t.co/hW…
RT @gdinges: At 1 high-profile South #Austin corner, it’s bye, bye, Jack in the Box and hello, Starbucks dining.blog.austin360.com/2017/05/16/in-… https://t.…
Would be somehow fitting if Buzzfeed was the news agency to bring down a reality-show-TV-star president.
RT @abbydphillip: Buzzfeed confirms the WaPo report with a U.S. official adding: "it’s far worse than what has already been reported" https…
RT @AsteadWH: of course, morally -- what is right and wrong -- requires no political calculus.
RT @austin360: Love @el_cosmico? @SanJoseHotel? Meet the new Mexico outpost from Austin hotel mastermind @thelizlambert https://t.co/v0OU05…
RT @susiegray1125: @odam I swore I wouldn't but then remembered how much they do for #MakeAWish
Crab croquettes and snap peas with saffron rouille, atop broad homemade goat cheese ravioli.… instagram.com/p/BUGHCkjh02k/
Allegiant Airlines kept me from seeing my mother today,but I sent lasagna from Pasta & Co. in my stead and ended up looking like a great son
Been out of the loop past few days. Can anyone update me on what's been happening in @astros & Yankees 4-game series? Maybe @evanasmith?
This place has my back in a big way. #newmexico #travel #lemonade @ Sunrise Springs Spa Resort instagram.com/p/BUFvAYGBE5m/
RT @erikmal: Gregg Popovich’s complete comments on Trump and the state of politics today: https://t.co/Pgu6XSSPps
New idea for a tag line for @allegiant: "It's a gamble."
"You're trapped in Albuquerque.we'll give you motel voucher & your $75 back & um ... 🤔" - me paraphrasing @allegiant Air. #happymothersday
 
How long you stuck? I can send you for a New Mexican food detour if you need
 
Oh, just a sweet little 32-hour delay.
 
 
 
 
 
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