The Peached Tortilla owner Eric Silverstein will grow his brand this winter with the opening of Bar Peached. The bar-restaurant will be located at 1315 W. Sixth St. in the old Winflo Osteria space.
There will be a 13-seat centerpiece bar in the middle of the space serving a beverage program featuring craft cocktails, including draft and frozen options, alongside beer and wine. Bar Peached will serve a food menu of Asian comfort food familiar to Peached Tortilla guests, with offerings such as starters, tacos, vegetarian options and entrée-sized shareables.
Silverstein originally opened Peached Tortilla as a food truck, and the brand now includes a food truck, restaurant and event space (Peached Social House), as well as a location at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.
Chef Rob Snow’s Greenhouse Craft Food was a breath of fresh culinary air when the farm-to-table cafe opened in Round Rock in 2013. Now the chef, who once served as executive chef at the late Mansion at Judge’s Hill in Austin, will bring a location of his family-friendly counter-service restaurant to Georgetown.
Greenhouse Craft Food plans to open at 708 S. Austin Ave. on the square in Georgetown in early November. The space was previously occupied by The Hollow, whose chef Jacob Hilbert has since opened Ramble Restaurant and Farmhouse Grill in Salado. The Georgetown location will feature many of the most popular menu items from the original, in addition to some selections exclusive to the new location.
“At our soon-to-open Georgetown location, our guests can expect to find a particular emphasis on smoked food (think brisket enchiladas), specials (including high-end and early-bird), craft beer (Texas only, of course), milkshakes, and some live music,” Snow said.
More details on Greenhouse Craft Food‘s new Georgetown location, including opening date, menus, and hours, will be announced soon. Stay up to date by following the restaurant on Facebook.
The 2nd Street District will be getting an infusion of Asian flavors later this summer, as She’s Not Here is set to open in the former Malaga space at 440 Second St. next to the Violet Crown Cinema. The restaurant, operated by Uchi veterans Ben Cachila (former Uchi development director) and Chris Romero (branding and marketing director), will serve lunch and dinner and a Pacific Asian-influenced cocktail list. The chefs for the concept have not been announced.
The lunch menu will center on quickie dishes like grab-and-go bento boxes with pork belly rolls and fried chicken sandwiches, while the dinner menu will include dishes like Hawaiian Saimin noodles in a Shanghai beef tip and Tokyo clam broth, Filipino porchetta stuffed with sugarcane-grilled shrimp, and Tasmanian ocean trout with passion fruit.
Cocktails will feature Pacific Asian-influences flavor profiles from the use of hibiscus rye, roasted coconut, jasmine, cloves, falooda syrup, cardamom, kaffir lime and more.
She’s Not Here is planning to be open Sunday-Thursday from 11 a.m. to midnight and Friday and Saturday until 2 a.m. Follow progress on social media channels like Facebook and Instagram and visit shnaustin.com for more details.
Family-friendly neighbor restaurant Galaxy Cafe will plant its flag near Lake Travis early next year, as it plans to open a location at 5145 FM 620 North (at Quinlan Crossing) in Steiner Ranch.
Galaxy co-owner Kelly Chappell says the restaurant group’s decision to open in the suburbs was a conscious one based on the changes in the Austin restaurant market and that it adhered to the family-friendly ethos that has guided them since their inception 15 years ago.
“We’re not interested in the competitive environment of the the inner Austin area,” Chappell said. “We know there are plenty of good people in outlying areas that just want to eat a quality meal at a good value. We’ve always wanted a playground and endless parking both of which are difficult to come by downtown.
The restaurant, Galaxy’s fourth in the Austin area, will serve breakfast, lunch and dinner and include a playground, private room, designated dog-friendly area and large outdoor dining space.
Almost 20 years after it opened its first location, Austin-based Tacodeli will open in downtown Austin for the first time. The restaurant from chef/founder Roberto Espinosa and partner Eric Wilkerson will be located at 301 Congress Ave. and is expected to open early next year.
The downtown location will be open for breakfast and lunch and serve a menu of 40 made-from-scratch tacos. This will be the sixth Austin location for Tacodeli, which originally opened in 1999.
It will be the fourth location for the restaurant, which has two locations in Austin and one in Houston. The East Austin location will serve the same menu as the other spots, along with craft cocktails and late-night hours on Friday and Saturday.