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


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