3 more ways to indulge your taste buds this month at Domain Northside

Taverna and Toulouse Cafe and Bar will open in January in Domain Northside.

Taverna and Toulouse Cafe and Bar will open in January in Domain Northside.

Two new restaurants and a gelato shop are planning their openings this month in Domain Northside.

The anticipated second location of Italian restaurant Taverna and its cousin Toulouse Cafe and Bar will be opening later in January.

Both restaurants are from Lombardi Family Concepts, which opened the first Taverna in downtown Austin near Austin City Hall. The restaurant features oven-fired pizzas, pastas, risottos and salads. Taverna will be located at 3120 Palm Way, Ste. 160, Austin.

Next door at 3120 Palm Way, Ste. 150, Austin, Toulouse will offer a seasonal menu of items, such as quiche, mussels, trout almondine and homemade desserts as well as an extensive wine list.

Frost Gelato Frost Gelato opens in January in Domain Northside.[/caption]

For dessert lovers, Frost Gelato also will open its doors in January at 11700 Rock Rose Ave., Ste. 176, Austin, near Yard House. The gelato shop will have classic and creative flavors of gelato and sorbet, such as chai tea, strawberry and champagne, peanut butter crunch, and limoncello.

Domain Northside is the newest mixed-use phase at the lifestyle center in North Austin. The center debuted in September and features more than 600,000 square feet of retail shops, restaurants, service businesses and hotel space.

More stores will open later in 2017, including Will Leather Goods in January, Velvet Taco in February and Pirch.
By Amy Denney

Managing Editor, Austin metro

Amy has worked for Community Impact Newspaper since September 2010, serving as reporter and senior editor for the Northwest Austin edition as well as covering transportation in the Austin metro. She is now managing editor for the 10 publications in the Central Texas area from Georgetown to New Braunfels. She enjoys spending time with her husband, son and two cats.