Looks like that forthcoming Austin location of lauded San Francisco Indian chain Curry Up Now will be found in the Domain Northside, as reported by Austin Business Journal. It’s aiming to open sometime this year with tikka masala burritos, tandoori fried chicken sandwiches, and pani puri. Its address will be 11501 Rock Rose Boulevard, but it’s unclear as to which suite it is taking over.
Farmers Market Relocation
The Texas Farmers Market’s Mueller location is moving within the neighborhood. It’ll leave its previous home in the Browning Hangar into the pavilion at the Mary Elizabeth Branch Park on 2006 Philomena Street. The new home features indoor and outdoor space. The grand opening will take place on Sunday, June 27 at 10 a.m. Future operating hours will be weekly on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Austin’s Taco Mafia
Texas Monthly checks in with Austin’s Taco Mafia — a group of taco truck/restaurant owners and chefs consisting of Nixta Taqueria, La Tunita 512, Cuantos Tacos, and Discada — on how they became friends and eventually fed the city during the winter storm in February, along with the help of non-taco spots Dough Boys, Comadre Panaderia, and Trill Foods.
South Austin distillery Still Austin Whiskey Co. is throwing a Pride pop-up market on Saturday, June 26 from 5 to 9 p.m. at 440 East St. Elmo Road, Unit F. Food vendors include La Barbecue, Patika Coffee, Madhu Chocolate, Lick Honest Ice Creams, and Still’s food truck the Bearded Baking Co. Tickets are $10, partial proceeds will go towards nonprofit Out Youth.
Cedar Park brewpub Red Horn Coffee House expanded with a second location this month, as reported by Community Impact. On deck are the usual offerings of beer, coffee, and tacos from food truck Tacomaye. It’s found in Leander at 1615 Scottsdale Drive, Building 1, Suite 110 as of June 21.
Downtown cocktail bar the Roosevelt Room is celebrating its sixth birthday with a party on Sunday, June 27. The party will also feature a special menu from the bar’s new bartenders: Armando Garza, Chris Rhoden, and Curtis Janto. It begins at 1 p.m.
Downtown hotel the Hilton Austin has a new executive chef: Daniel Ben-David. He will oversee the two restaurants, Cannon + Belle and the Austin Taco Project, as well as the hotel’s general food, drinks, and catering operations. Before joining the Austin hotel, he was the chef de cuisine at a Californian resort Hotel del Coronado.
Austin group Hai Hospitality promoted director of culinary Jack Yoss into the vice president of the company, which just opened a fifth location of Uchi in Miami and will open Loro in Dallas next month
Branded Pool Party
Frozen food company Daily Harvest is hosting a weekend-long pool party open to the public at downtown Austin hotel the Line. The menu includes free alcoholic smoothies, flatbreads, and non-dairy frozen desserts. It runs from Friday, June 25 through Sunday, June 27, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. each day.