Two businesses openings, new food trailer opens in Dripping Springs and more Southwest Austin business news

The new EDG Coffee trailer will hold a ribbon-cutting with the Dripping Springs Chamber of Commerce on March 30. (Courtesy EDG Coffee)
The new EDG Coffee trailer will hold a ribbon-cutting with the Dripping Springs Chamber of Commerce on March 30. (Courtesy EDG Coffee)

The new EDG Coffee trailer will hold a ribbon-cutting with the Dripping Springs Chamber of Commerce on March 30. (Courtesy EDG Coffee)

Here's the latest business news from South Austin and Dripping Springs.

1. Gabriela’s will have a grand opening celebration March 28 at its new Southpark Meadows location at 9600 S. I-35, Unit B500, Austin. The South Austin store is the second for the restaurant. Gabriela's was founded by Gabriela and Arturo Bucio in downtown Austin in 2018 and has a menu featuring tacos, tortas, ceviche and specialty dishes. It also has a full bar with 20 beers on tap and offerse weekend brunch.

2. Nicaraguan coffee producer EDG Coffee will have a ribbon-cutting and grand opening March 30 for a new coffee trailer at 12024 W. Hwy 290, Austin. The company specializes in ethically sourced beans grown by farmers who are paid above the national minimum wage, according to trailer manager Chelsie Griffith. EDG also sells coffee online and through a home subscription service.

3. A new permanent food trailer, Brucie, opened March 19 at the joint C.L. Butaud and Wine for the People Tasting Room, located at 12345 Pauls Valley Road, Dripping Springs. The new food truck serves dishes by owner and chef Barclay Stratton, including a brunch and dinner menu and shareable items, such as cheese and meat plates. The tasting room opened Dec. 9 and offers wine by the glass and bottle.

4. Window World of Austin is planning to relocate to 5812 Trade Center Drive, Ste. 300, Austin, in May. Located at 4150 Freidrich Lane, Ste. J, Austin, the business offers exterior remodeling of windows, sidings and patio doors. Owner Rae Folck said the move will allow the business to have a larger showroom and warehouse space. 512-383-1222.

5. Torchy's Tacos announced March 25 that it will open a new South Austin restaurant this fall at 8601 S. Congress Ave., Austin. The Austin chain's menu features specialty tacos, queso, burritos, margaritas and more.
By Nicholas Cicale
Nick has been with Community Impact Newspaper since 2016, working with the Lake Travis-Westlake and Southwest Austin-Dripping Springs editions. He previously worked as a reporter in Minnesota and earned a degree from Florida State University.


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