New Vegan Japanese Restaurant in Austin to Hold Grand Opening This Weekend
Nori will be serving up vegan sushi, ramen, and craft cocktails.
NadaMoo! Scoop Shop in Austin, Texas to Close This Week
The vegan ice cream shop will be indefinitely closing its brick-and-mortar location on February 27.
Vegan Pub Sunny’s Backyard Opening in East Austin
East Austin is about to welcome a new vegan pub this spring. Sunny’s Backyard will take over the vacated spot that was once the Hard Luck Lounge in the Govalle neighborhood. The co-owners are Los Angeles transplants and former employees of Beelman’s—a plant-based pub in Downtown LA. The new restaurant gets its name from the couple’s rescued terrier, and their other four-legged family member, Huey, will receive recognition in the form of an outdoor bar named Huey’s Corner. The outdoor space is extensive and will be dog-friendly.
El Paso Vegan Mexican Spot Opens Austin Food Truck
Lick It Up—an El Paso, TX-based vegan Mexican restaurant—is expanding by way of food truck to Austin, TX. The permanent restaurant-on-wheels will be centrally located outside of the legendary hot spot, Spider House Bar & Ballroom. Lick It Up Austin’s grand opening takes place on Friday, August 21. The food truck menu includes the business’s signature Mexican/American street food staples such as tortas, burgers, burritos, and more.
Vegan Restaurant Rebel Cheese Wins Austin’s Best New Restaurant
Rebel Cheese, an artisan vegan cheese and sandwich shop in Austin, has been open less than a year, but it’s already making headlines. Their charcuterie boards, lox bagels, and sandwiches piled high with house-made meats have propelled this cafe to the front of Austin’s decorated food scene.