Open: East 12th Kafe, a restaurant at 4140 E. 12th St. serving Southern and Cajun favorites including fried fish, grilled pork chops, meatloaf and sides such as macaroni and cheese and candied yams. 926-4140, facebook.com/East12thKafe
Open: Turf N Surf Po’ Boy, the popular food trailer has moved into a brick-and-mortar location at 407 Lavaca St. next to Lavaca Street Bar. 276-2763, search "Turf N Surf Po’ Boy" on Facebook.
Open: Shinjuku Sushi and Ramen, a restaurant at 9616 N. Lamar Blvd. serving ramen, sushi and bento boxes in the space that formerly housed Le Soleil. 821-0396, facebook.com/ShinjukuSushiBarAndRamen
Open: Kohnami Japanese Restaurant, a restaurant at 13376 N. Hwy 183, the former home of Hoover’s Home Cooking, serving sushi and other Japanese dishes. 506-9811, kohnamisushiaustintx.com
Open: Burro Cheese Kitchen, a food vendor housed in a storage container at 1603 S. Congress Ave. serving artisan grilled cheese sandwiches. 565-1963, burrocheesekitchen.com
Open: Nancy’s Sky Garden, a restaurant at 501 S. Austin St. in Georgetown from the owners of Koriente in downtown Austin. The restaurant is on the fourth floor of the building, in the space that most recently housed the now-closed Koi Asian Bistro. 554-2060, no website
Open: Craft Pride, a bar at 61 Rainey St. from owners JT and Brandy Egli, who have filled all 54 taps with Texas craft beers. 826-1238, CraftPrideAustin.com
Closed: Zed’s, the restaurant at 501 Canyon Ridge in North Austin. Though the website says the restaurant is closed only temporarily, both the Twitter and Facebook pages have been deactivated.
UPCOMING FOOD & WINE EVENTS
• Rodeo Austin, the two-week fair and rodeo out at the Travis County Expo Center, doesn’t officially start until March 8, but two events this week will kick off the fun. The rodeo’s annual cowboy breakfast starts at 6 a.m. Friday at Auditorium Shores, followed by the BBQ Auction and Dance at 6 p.m. Saturday at Austin Music Hall. The Friday event lasts until 9 a.m. and is free and open to the public. The Saturday event will feature Asleep at the Wheel and a barbecue dinner, and tickets cost $35 (or $500 a table) at RodeoAustin.com.
• AIDS Services of Austin is hosting its 20th annual Viva Las Vegas fundraiser for the nonprofit’s legal services program at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Shoal Crossing Event Center, 8611 N. MoPac (Loop 1). Bands including The Copa Kings, Coty Ross, Mouthfeel and Agustin Tash will perform, and food from local restaurants will be served. Tickets cost $75 online at asaustin.org/viva or $90 at the door.