1. Bottled water supplier Alkaline Falls opened its Oak Hill storefront in early May. Located at 6118 Hwy. 290, Ste. B, Austin, Alkaline Falls offers pH-balanced alkaline water. Customers may either bring their own containers for cleaning and filling at the store, or they can purchase containers ranging from 1 liter to 5 gallons in size. Filtration showerheads are also sold. 737-268-9932. www.facebook.com/alkalinefallsllc

2. Restaurateurs and brothers Amir and Ali Hajimaleki, along with chef-partner René Melendes, opened Keepers Coastal Kitchen at 5701 W. Slaughter Lane, Bldg. D, Austin, on July 9. Named after Amir’s favorite pier in Port Aransas, Keepers will offer sustainably caught seafood from across the country paired with flavors from around the world. Amir also owns District Kitchen + Cocktails with one location on Slaughter and another on Shoal Creek Boulevard. The Hajimaleki brothers are also behind Oasthouse Kitchen + Bar, located on RM 620, and plan to open a second location later this year in the same space as Keepers Coastal Kitchen. 512-519-9911. www.keepersaustin.com

3. Mama Fried, a new french fry trailer from the team behind Leroy and Lewis, opened July 15 at the Armadillo Den, 10106 Menchaca Road, Austin. The menu features fries served with dips such as beet barbecue or queso. Customers can also order the fries topped with options such as chili and cheese or the Whole Hog Fries with whole hog, pork hash, mustard barbecue sauce and coleslaw. The concept comes from longtime Leroy and Lewis employee Clayton Cook and is inspired by Texas’ outlaw country legends—Merle Haggard recorded the album “Mama Tried” in 1968. 512-962-7805. www.mamafriedatx.com