1. Komal Latin Kitchen and Bar opens on Hunter Road in San Marcos this month
Komal Latin Kitchen and Bar, 2550 Hunter Road, San Marcos, will open in July. The restaurant will serve Latin fusion food, including dishes such as tacos, quesadillas, crabcakes and ceviche. The restaurant will also feature a bar serving wine, beer and cocktails, such as margaritas and martinis. www.komallkb.com
2. More than 40 beers on tap available at Kyle's Room 111, now celebrating one year
Room 111 at 111 Center St., Kyle, opened its doors a year ago in June. The lounge has more than 40 beers on tap as well as a variety of whiskeys, with specials throughout the week. 512-504-9559.
3. The Ginger Man pub coming to the Hill Country Galleria this fall
The Ginger Man, 12700 Hill Country Blvd., Ste. T-120, Bee Cave, will open this fall in the Hill Country Galleria. With locations in downtown Austin, Houston, Dallas, Connecticut and New York City, the pub focuses on specialty beers from around the world and will continue this concept in its new location.
The Bee Cave site is slated to have an extended food menu as well as a limited high-end liquor selection. www.thegingerman.com
4. Rentsch Brewery expands with taproom, beer garden and new hours in Georgetown
With the addition of its taproom and 5,000 square-foot beer garden, Rentsch Brewery announced new hours in early June. The brewery, located at 2500 NE Inner Loop, Georgetown, will now be open 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 3-9 p.m. Friday and noon-9 p.m. Saturday.
The brewery said its beer is currently available on draft at stores and expects to launch its canning line in July. 512-688-5046. www.rentschbrewery.com
5. 40 craft beers will be available at new Asian-American restaurant Anthem, coming soon to Rainey Street
New craft beer bar and Asian-American restaurant Anthem will join Rainey Street this fall. Owned by Austin native Anthony Hitchcock, the casual restaurant's menu will fuse American classic dishes with Asian influences, offering pub food and craft beer.
It will open within the eight-story Millennium apartments at 91 Rainey St., Austin.
Dishes include charred edamame, the Karaage Chicken Sandwich and an egg roll flatbread. Anthem will feature 40 craft draft beers, eight wines by the glass and craft cocktails. www.themillennium.com/austin-tx/millennium-rainey-street. www.flagshiprestaurantgroup.com
6. Orf Brewing now offering four beers from Austin's Burleson Road
Orf Brewing, located at 4700 Burleson Road, Ste. F, Austin, opened for business in May. The brewery offers four beers including Salutation Ale, Hoprocker IRA, Honey Roast, and Oocheemama. While tours and tastings are not available yet, an open house is scheduled periodically throughout the year. 512-428-5217. www.orfbrewing.com
7. 21-acre Vista Brewing development coming soon to FM 150 in Driftwood
Vista Brewing, a 21-acre development that will include a brewery room, tasting room and guided tours, broke ground on June 4 at its site located at 13551 FM 150, Driftwood. Construction is expected to be complete by winter in time for a spring 2018 opening. Updates on the progress of the project can be found on the business’ social media pages. www.vistabrewingtx.com
8. Warpath Pints and Pizza opens on Palm Valley Boulevard in Round Rock
Warpath Pints and Pizza, 1116 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock, opened in May. The restaurant serves pizzas, spirits and craft beers. They have 15 beers on tap and more than 20 in the bottle variety. Takeout and delivery are available. 512-497-3245. www.warpathpintsandpizza.com