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Taiwanese Bubble Tea Chain Quickly Grows With Domain Northside Shop

Plus fried chicken sandwiches come to the Austin airport, and more news

Bubble tea from Gong Cha
Bubble tea from Gong Cha
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Nadia Chaudhury is the editor of Eater Austin covering food and pop culture, as well as a photographer, writer, and frequent panel moderator and podcast guest.

Bubble Tea Chain Expansion
Taiwanese bubble tea shop chain Gong Cha is already opening its third Austin location up in the Domain Northside. It will be found at 3210 Esperanza Crossing, Suite 126 sometime in May. Gong’s first Austin location opened on campus in June 2018, followed by the Cedar Park one in August 2018. The shop’s known for its made-to-order bubble teas, as well as other beverages like milk teas, coffees, and yogurt drinks.

Fried Chicken Sandwiches Land in Airport
Austin’s fried chicken sandwich shop Flyrite Chicken opened up its latest restaurant within the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport as of Sunday, March 17. This is its third location.

Best Pizza Ever in San Antonio
The International Pizza Expo’s pizza challenge awarded San Antonio-area food truck Mia Marco’s Pizza as the winner of the best Roman pizza and its owner and chef Derek Sanchez as the second-place pizza maker of the year.

Mueller Hotel Restaurant
An upcoming boutique hotel pegged for Mueller’s Aldrich Street District, Origin Hotel Mueller, will include space for a street-level restaurant.

Blue Lacy

1825 McBee Street, , TX 78723 (737) 610-6880 Visit Website

Origin Hotel Austin

1825 McBee Street, Austin, Texas 78723 Visit Website

Gong Cha [Campus]

2025 Guadalupe Street, Austin, TX 78705 Visit Website

Flyrite Chicken

2129 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78702 (512) 284-8014

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

3600 Presidential Blvd, Austin, TX 78719 (512) 530-2242 Visit Website