Uptown Sports Club, Thrive Craft House among restaurants coming soon to Central Austin

Thrive Craft House will be opening this spring in Central Austin. Brian Perdue/Community Impact Newspaper
Thrive Craft House will be opening this spring in Central Austin. Brian Perdue/Community Impact Newspaper

Thrive Craft House will be opening this spring in Central Austin. Brian Perdue/Community Impact Newspaper

See the new offerings coming to the area, including a third spot for local bake shop and beer garden Easy Tiger.



1. Rise, a souffle bistro with locations in Dallas and Fort Worth, will open a third location later this year at the Grove, the forthcoming mixed-use development at the intersection of 45th Street and Bull Creek Road. Owner Hedda Gioia Dowd, the daughter of a French mother, partnered with Executive Chef Cherif Brahmi, who was born in Lyon, France, on the business. www.risesouffle.com

2. Thrive Craft House will open this spring at 519 W. 37th St., Austin. The new venture from Bobby Delmonico, Matt Kellams and Sean Moore serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with wine and a selection of more than 40 craft beers. 512-502-5346. www.thrivecrafthouse.com

3. Easy Tiger, the beer garden and bake shop, will open a third location at 3508 S. Lamar Blvd., Austin, in the space previously occupied by Red’s Porch this winter. The local business has two standalone locations in downtown Austin and at the Linc development. The South Austin location will feature a beer garden, bake shop, retail market, outdoor patio and bakery classroom, with a view of the greenbelt and Hill Country. www.easytigerusa.com


4. A new cocktail lounge and restaurant, Uptown Sports Club, has been proposed for the vacant lot at 1200 E. Sixth St., Austin, according to a site plan and other permit applications filed with the city of Austin by the Michael Hsu Office of Architecture. Partners include Aaron Franklin of Franklin Barbecue and Loro and Mohawk owner James Moody. An opening date has not yet been announced. www.uptownsports.club
By Jack Flagler
Jack is the editor of Community Impact Newspaper's Central Austin and Southwest Austin editions. He began his career as a sports reporter in Massachusetts and North Carolina before moving to Austin in 2018. He grew up in Maine and graduated from Boston University, but prefers tacos al pastor to lobster rolls. You can get in touch at [email protected]


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