Steakhouse debuts in Northwest Austin and 5 other restaurant openings to know

Bashaw's Steakhouse & Seafood
Bashaw's Steakhouse & Seafood in late November started serving diners in the Northwest Austin area. (Iain Oldman/Community Impact Newspaper)

Bashaw's Steakhouse & Seafood in late November started serving diners in the Northwest Austin area. (Iain Oldman/Community Impact Newspaper)

Now open


1. New Northwest Austin restaurant Bashaw’s Steakhouse & Seafood first opened its doors to customers in late November. The upscale, white-cloth restaurant offers a menu of classic steakhouse fare, including prime New York strips and bone-in ribeyes, as well as seafood selections such as lobster tail and baked sea bass. Bashaw’s, located at 6507 Jester Blvd., Austin, features live entertainment on the weekends, hosting jazz trios, pianists and singers. 512-607-7417. www.bashawsteakhouse.com

2. Domain Northside bakery Bakery Lorraine in early December opened Bar à Vins inside its bakery. The new natural wine shop, located at 11600 Rock Rose Ave., Ste. 110, Austin, sells a curated selection that can be enjoyed by the glass inside the restaurant or bought in bottles to go. 512-300-0300. www.bakerylorraine.com

3. Colbert’s Culinary Creations in late September opened inside Manon’s Shared Kitchen at 8309 Research Blvd., Ste. B, Austin. The veteran-owned business prepares handmade cakes and family meal boxes for pickup or delivery in Austin and surrounding areas. Owner and Executive Chef Deanthony Colbert said he will also offer private chef services where he will come and personally prepare meals for customers. 205-983-1042. www.colbertsculinarycreation.com

4. Frost Gelato on Oct. 29 opened its first Texas store at 11700 Rock Rose Ave., Ste. 176, Austin. The cafe makes authentic gelato using imported Italian ingredients. Frost Gelato additionally sells sorbet, cakes and serves coffee and espresso. 737-202-4444. www.frostgelato.com

5. Oh K Dog in early December opened at the food court inside H Mart at 11301 Lakeline Blvd., Ste. 124, Austin. The restaurant sells popular Korean street foods, such as egg toast and its signature rice hot dogs, which are deep fried and filled with mozzarella cheese, squid ink and other ingredients. www.ohkdog.com

Coming soon


6. Dallas-based Picolé is opening its first Austin location at 11501 Rock Rose Ave., Ste. 156, Austin, according to Domain Northside’s website. The store sells picoles—gourmet Brazilian frozen popsicles—made with an assortment of fillings, ranging from fruit to tequila. www.picolepop.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.