U-Cuisine's borsch, or beet soup, has garlic, pork belly, potato, cabbage and other ingredients. (Courtesy U-Cuisine).
U-Cuisine, an authentic to-go Ukrainian restaurant, opened June 15 at 5610 N. I-35, Austin. Its bestselling dishes are chicken Kyiv, a dill- and parsley-stuffed chicken breast; beet soup; and cheesecake. U-Cuisine is owned and operated by Ukrainian chefs Alla Shelest and Mariana Shelestiuk, who said they are trying to show Austin the richness of Ukrainian culture during a hard time in history. 512-553-2820. www.ucuisine.us/
Katy joined Community Impact Newspaper in May 2022 after graduating with a degree in journalism and certificate in Deaf studies from the University of Cincinnati in April 2022. She covers the neighborhoods of Hyde Park and Hancock, Windsor Park, West Austin/Tarrytown. Prior to CI, Katy served as the features editor for The News Record. When she's not writing, she enjoys reading and spending time outdoors.