Garducci’s New York Style Pizza Pie opened at 730 W. Stassney Ln. (near South First Street) in South Austin. The restaurant serves a variety of New York-style pies with more than two dozen topping options, as well as a couple of salads and a meatball hoagie. Check out the menu here.
Garducici’s is open Sunday-Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and until midnight on Friday and Saturday. And, according to their Facebook page, they offer deliver in the 78745 zip code. (garduccispizzapie.com)
Il Forte opened at 800 Brazo St. in downtown. The restaurant, which uses its Facebook page to boast its Tuscan roots, serves handmade pastas, like ravioli and lasagna, pizzas, Italian wines, and more. Il Forte is open Monday-Friday for lunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Monday-Saturday for dinner from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. (Facebook.com/ilforteatx)