Openings/Closings: East Austin gets two new grocery options
By Addie Broyles
¦ Open: In.gredients, the long-awaited "packaging-free" grocery store at 2610 Manor Road. After making a huge splash in the media last summer, In.gredients opened its doors last weekend to customers looking for an eco-friendly way to shop for produce, eggs, meat, dairy, baked goods, bulk items and even beer with as little waste as possible. According to the website, "The majority of the items in.gredients offers are completely package-free, although some items may require packaging to meet food safety requirements." 275-6357, in.gredients.com.
¦ Open: Capital City Bakery, a trailer from award-winning baker Kristen Davenport at 1901 Rio Grande St. serving vegan baked goods, including oatmeal cream pies, cupcakes, sugar cookies and brownies. 666-7437, capitalcity bakery.com.
¦ Open: Texans Canteen, a food truck serving breakfast and lunch at Brazos and 15th streets to raise money for the Austin Can Academy, a charter high school on Rosewood Avenue in East Austin. texanscanteen.org.
¦ Open: It's All Good Bar-B-Q, a restaurant at 22112 W. Texas 71 in Spicewood, formerly home of RO's Outpost. 264-1744, itsallgoodbarbq.com.
¦ Open: Fuzzy's Taco Shop, the second Austin-area location of the Fort Worth taco restaurant at 2522 Guadalupe St., formerly Arpeggio Grill. 382-5553, fuzzystacoshop.com.
¦ Open: Twisted Dish, a venture next to Hanovers Draught Haus at 108 E. Main St. in Pflugerville in partnership with catering company Catering With a Twist. Chef Travis Bennett is serving "comfort food, with a twist" Wednesday through Sunday nights at the Draught Haus. (512) 997-8375, cateringwith atwist.com.
¦ Opening today: Opal Divine's Davenport, the fourth location of the popular locally owned restaurant at 3801 N. Loop 360 (Capital of Texas Highway) 368-3709, opal divines.com.
¦ Opening Saturday: Woodpile BBQ, a barbecue trailer from pitmaster Levi Smith at 9300 U.S. 290 in Oak Hill. 669-5839, woodpilebbq.com.
¦ Moved: Boss Hogs Kitchen, a trailer now at 3595 RM 620 in Lakeway. 698-9818, bosshogs kitchen.com.
¦ Closing Aug. 31: European Bistro, the 11-year-old restaurant in Pflugerville, is closing at the end of this month. According to the website, a bar/tavern named Stein and Stem is set to replace it.
¦ Closed: Hang Town Grill, the West Lake Hills restaurant at 701 S. Loop 360 (Capital of Texas Highway).
¦ Closed: Green Muse Cafe, the coffee shop at Oltorf and South First streets.
¦ Chef changes: Jacob Hilbert has joined Zed's Restaurant in Round Rock as executive chef. Pastry chef Taff Mayberry has left Olivia and Lucy's Fried Chicken to join executive chef Rob Snow at Judges' Hill Restaurant.
Has a restaurant opened or closed in your neighborhood? Do you have a food-related event to share with readers? Contact Addie Broyles at 912-2504.