Juliet Italian Kitchen opens Northwest Austin dining room and 3 more restaurant openings

Juliet Italian Kitchen
Juliet Italian Kitchen on March 29 opened in The Arboretum. This location is the restaurant's second kitchen in Austin. (Courtesy Juliet Italian Kitchen)

Juliet Italian Kitchen on March 29 opened in The Arboretum. This location is the restaurant's second kitchen in Austin. (Courtesy Juliet Italian Kitchen)

Juliet Italian Kitchen on March 29 opened its second Austin location at 10000 Research Blvd., Bldg. C, Austin. The Arboretum-area restaurant serves upscale Italian dishes such as pork toretta and chicken saltimbocca alongside hand-tossed pizza, salads, antipasti and fresh pasta dishes. 512-666-3067. www.juliet-austin.com

Omaha-based Plank Seafood Provisions on March 29 opened at 11410 Century Oaks Terrace, Ste. 136, Austin, in The Domain. First announced in late 2019, Plank Seafood Provisions offers lunch and dinner menus with responsibly sourced fish, roe and shellfish. 737-234-1122. www.plankseafood.com





COMING SOON


Tex-Mex restaurant Mama Betty’s Tex-Mex y Cantina plans to open in October in the Avery Ranch area. Co-owner Jason Carrier said the menu is inspired by his childhood and young adult life eating and working at Ninfa's, his mother’s Houston restaurants. The restaurant will include a 2,000-square-foot outdoor area and will replace the now-closed Morelia Mexican Grill at 9900 W. Parmer Lane, Ste. 220, Austin. www.meencantamamabettys.com

Olamaie, the restaurant behind Little Ola’s Biscuits in Wells Branch, recently announced its spinoff kitchen will open in mid-April. Little Ola’s Biscuits, which will be located at 14735 Bratton Lane, Austin, will sell individual biscuits and will serve biscuit sandwiches with fried chicken, pimento cheese and more. www.olamaieaustin.com




By Iain Oldman
Iain Oldman joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after spending two years in Pittsburgh, Pa., where he covered Pittsburgh City Council. His byline has appeared in PublicSource, WESA-FM and Scranton-Times Tribune. Iain worked as the reporter for Community Impact Newspaper's flagship Round Rock/Pflugerville/Hutto edition and is now working as the editor for the Northwest Austin edition.