The New Mexico salad import comes into Austin offering big salads, vegetable-based cocktails, and fancier protein (indulge with scallops on your greens), with a relaxing patio underneath a live oak tree.
The Northern Italian newcomer from Uchi alum Nicholas Yanes comes bearing modern takes on classic dishes, sweets from pastry chef Kerstin Bellah, and a gin-focused cocktail menu. Order the already-favorite puffy potatoes.
Grains, very local and seasonal goods, and fermentation are the focus at Kevin Fink’s Rainey Street restaurant. Along with the small plates, check out the dim sum-style service for limited a la carte dishes.
For quick and easy fried chicken sandwiches, head to Flyrite Chicken for what owner Kevin Warden calls "feel-good fast food.” The sandwiches come in original, spicy, grilled, or veggie, with your choice of sauces like the spicy Sriracha mayonnaise or the sweet Thai chili.
Soup dumplings are finally here with the debut of Wu Chow from the Swift’s Attic team. The dinner and dim sum menus features modern Chinese dishes like Sichuan braised eggplant, Shanghai rice cakes, wontons. The bar also serves a tiki-style cocktail menu.
Now there’s twice as much Bufalina with the debut of Bufalina Due this month, right near neighbor Barley Swine. Expect the same delicious Neapolitan pizza, plated desserts, carefully selected wines. Lunch is coming soon.
It’s been a busy month for Qui with the opening of Thai Changthong’s Thai Kun brick and mortar, doling out spicy fare like the unsuspecting papaya salad and larb, along with family-style entrees for dinner with whole fish and roasted chicken. Ease your tongue with the refreshingly light sake-based draft cocktails. Plus, it’s part of the Domain’s new entertainment district Rock Rose, which is worth a wander.