Locally-renowned chef opening third restaurant in Southwest Austin area

Chef Ling Qi Wu is opening a third restaurant in Austin. (Courtesy Ling Qi Wu)
Chef Ling Qi Wu is opening a third restaurant in Austin. (Courtesy Ling Qi Wu)

Chef Ling Qi Wu is opening a third restaurant in Austin. (Courtesy Ling Qi Wu)

Chef Ling Qi Wu, who started Lin Asian Bar in downtown Austin, plans to open a third restaurant in South Austin in the summer or fall of 2022, Wu's husband, Jimmy Ng, said.

The chef's second local restaurant is Qi, which opened in fall 2020 at 835 W. 6th St., Unit 114, Austin.


The new Ling Wu Restaurant will be located at 7415 Southwest Parkway, Austin, in the Lantana Place complex. The restaurant will serve dumplings and noodles, among other menu items inspired by Wu's grandmother, Ng confirmed.
By Maggie Quinlan

Reporter, Southwest Austin/Dripping Springs

Maggie joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in July 2021 after a year spent covering crime, courts and politics at The Spokesman-Review in Spokane, Washington, near the border with Idaho. In Southwest Austin and Dripping Springs, Maggie covers education, business, healthcare, transportation, real estate development and nonprofits. Prior to CI, she graduated from Washington State University, where she was managing editor of the student newspaper and a section editor at her hometown newspaper based in Moscow, Idaho. Maggie dreamed of living in the Austin area for years and feels honored to serve the communities of Southwest Austin and Dripping Springs.