Roundup: Chi’lantro opens newest location and 5 other businesses now open, coming soon in Northwest Austin

Chi'lantro
Chi'lantro in early August opened a new location in Northwest Austin. (Courtesy Chi'lantro)

Chi'lantro in early August opened a new location in Northwest Austin. (Courtesy Chi'lantro)

As customers are slowly permitted to return to in-person dining and shopping, new restaurants and businesses are opening across Northwest Austin. Here is a roundup of new and upcoming businesses to check out.

Now open

1. Local chain Chi’lantro opened its newest location at 6301 W. Parmer Lane, Austin, in early August. The Korean-fusion restaurant serves rice and noodle bowls, fried chicken wings, burritos and its signature kimchi fries. 512-800-9098. www.chilantrobbq.com

2. The Bon Aire opened its doors to customers July 1 at 9070 Research Blvd., Ste. 101, Austin. The sports bar and eatery offers a menu and atmosphere inspired by Midwestern cities such as Chicago and St. Louis. The Bon Aire serves bratwursts, burgers, kabobs and chicken wings. 512-284-7038. www.bonaireatx.com

3. Online dog supplies retailer Pupcycle launched its services in early June. The company, currently based out of a house of RM 620 in Northwest Austin, curates and sells eco-friendly dog toy boxes and distributes nationwide. All products in Pupcycle’s boxes are either biodegradable, made from recycled materials, made from natural fibers, nontoxic, made in the U.S., from a women-owned business, fair trade or made by sustainable processes. 631-767-8706. www.pupcycle.com


4. Starbucks in early July opened a new cafe at 2711 W. Braker Lane, Austin, at the intersection of Braker Lane and Burnet Road just outside of the Domain. This location of the international coffeehouse franchise features a drive-thru. www.starbucks.com

5. Boba Tea Smoothies and Sandwiches opened in late July at 9308 Anderson Mill Road, Austin. The Vietnamese boba tea cafe and restaurant serves banh mi sandwiches, fresh tea, smoothies and more. 512-358-1181. www.bobateasns.wixsite.com/9308

Coming soon

6. Breakfast eatery Another Broken Egg Cafe will open a location at 8012 Mesa Drive, Austin, according to the company’s website. Another Broken Egg Cafe specializes in breakfast and brunch offerings, with a menu featuring pancakes, french toast, specialty omelettes, sandwiches and more. www.anotherbrokenegg.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.


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