The former Papi Tino's restaurant at 1306 E. Sixth St. is being converted to Licha's Cantina, a new concept specializing in Mexico City–style street food and small plates.
Owner Daniel Brooks said the new restaurant, scheduled to open in mid-February, will have a similar cantina atmosphere with a more comfortable setting by adding air conditioning inside. There will also be outdoor patio seating available. 512-619-0993. www.facebook.com/lichasaustin
NOW OPEN—Already with one location on South Lamar Boulevard, Planet Sub opened its second Austin location Jan. 29 at 906 Congress Ave. Planet Sub specializes in oven-baked sandwiches, wraps, soups and salads. The Kansas City, Mo.–based franchise opened in 1998 and now has more than 35 locations nationwide. 512-916-9060. www.planetsub.com
RELOCATIONS— Jalapeo's Taco Bar relocated in November from Ben White Boulevard to 3518 E. Seventh St. The Mexican restaurant still has a presence in South Austin, having also opened a new location at 6002 Burleson Road in December. 512-386-5013.