See the latest updates on these five South Central Austin-area businesses. This list is not comprehensive.


Founded by Mark Huetsch and Lian Wang, the first-of-its-kind gelato food trailer began bringing Asian flavors—such as ube, milk tea, jojicha and rice wine—to the Austin area by way of China.Uncle Nicky’s Italian Specialties

Founded in 2019 by Travis Tober, Nicholas Yanes, and brothers, Brandon Hunt and Zane Hunthe, Uncle Nicky's serves food influenced by Northern Italian cafes in a casual atmosphere. Open all day, the eatery offers dishes such as the Mambo Italiano with spicy capicola, genoa salami, mortadella, provolone and Uncle Nicky’s Italian Dressing; snacks like Crispy Piadinas; and cocktails such as the Garibaldi featuring Uncle Nicky’s Fluffy OJ mixed with frozen campari.Dutch Bros. Coffee

The drive-thru coffee shop's drive-thru and walk-up menu consists of cold brews, Americanos and specialty espressos. It also offers other options, such as pastries, teas, smoothies and energy drinks.Porcelanosa

The 4,000-square-foot showroom offers a variety of tiles and mosaics in addition to custom kitchen cabinetry, hardwood and laminate flooring, bathroom and sanitaryware, stone slabs, exterior facades, and more to transform homes.Modern Animal

Officials of the veterinary clinic opened their first Austin location in September. Modern Animal offers primary and preventative pet care in addition to surgery and dentistry. 24/7 virtual pet care is also offered through their app, in addition to urgent care appointments.