Devil May Care Switches to To-Go
West Sixth Mediterranean restaurant Devil May Care has closed its dining room in favor of to-go service, “in the interest of public health in Austin,” according to a press release. The restaurant will continue to offer its to-go menu of cocktails, appetizers, and entrees for curbside pickup and delivery.
Saltillo’s Whole Foods is Now Open
The Saltillo development at Plaza Saltillo on East 5th Street is getting closer to completion, with Whole Foods, one of the flagship tenants, opening on June 29. Four other restaurants, including Japanese barbecue spot Gyu-Kaku, San Diego-based The Kebab Shop, Poke Austin, and Hopdoddy Burger Bar, are slated to open this summer. The project originally broke ground in June 2017 (with a more affordable 365 by Whole Foods, although that brand has been halted) with a completion date of late 2019.
Good Work Austin Seeks Donations to Feed AISD Students
Good Work Austin, a nonprofit restaurant coalition, is collecting donations this week for Keep Austin Fed, which provides meals to AISD students as the district is closed from Monday July 6 through Friday July 10. For a donation of about $6 per meal, restaurant members of Good Work Austin will prepare and deliver the meals. Good Work Austin previously released guidelines for safe opening during COVID-19 and has worked to provide healthcare to restaurant workers.