Botticelli’s owners Matt and Andrew Botticelli and their partner, Tim Brown, have opened Little Barrel & Brown at 1716 South Congress Ave. in the space formerly occupied by Woodland. The opening menu includes bar snacks and appetizers like smoked haddock toast, cheese fries, grilled octopus and grilled flatbread, along with soups, salads, sandwiches and a roster of entrees like grilled rack of lamb and fried chicken. The restaurant’s design blends modernism with vintage 1920s touches. Little Barrel & Brown is open daily from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.m and they plan to add brunch service in March. [LittleBarrelAndBrown.com]
Continental Club owner Steve Wertheimer’s opened C-Boy’s Heart & Soul bar and club at 2008 S. Congress Ave in the former Trophy’s space. The club serves food in the back courtyard from chef Darold Gordon’s Original New Orleans Po-boy and Gumbo Shop trailer.
P. Terry’s opened its eighth Austin location at 12018 Research Blvd. The restaurant is drive-thru only.