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Lupe Tortilla officially open for business in Round Rock

In queso you didn’t already know, Lupe Tortilla is officially open for business here in Round Rock! The restaurant is located at 240 Bass Pro Drive near the Round Rock Premium Outlets. Lupe Tortilla is a Tex-Mex restaurant chain that operates twenty-two locations across Texas. Their menu includes more than sixty different items and is available online at: 

Burlington plans 36,000 square-foot store in Round Rock

According to a recent article published in Community Impact Newspaper, Burlington is set to open a new store in Round Rock in 2019. The company currently operates 567 stores in 45 states and Puerto Rico, where shoppers can find a “large assortment of current, high-quality, designer and name-brand merchandise at up to 65% off other retailers’ prices.” The Round Rock location will be located at 120 Sundance Pkwy. in the La Frontera Shopping Center.

Piranha Records celebrates 15 years in Round Rock

This article was originally published in Community Impact Newspaper:  When John Aleman was looking for a location to open Piranha Records in September 2003, he said he found his current storefront with the help of one of I-35’s most notorious qualities—traffic. “When we went to go look for a location … we took the first exit where traffic was backed up, and it still is,” Aleman said of his location right off the intersection of…

Pinthouse Pizza looks to open new Round Rock location later this year

Construction is currently ongoing at the popular restaurant and brewery

Teriyaki Madness set to open new location in Round Rock soon

Grab those chopsticks, Round Rock! Teriyaki Madness, an Asian-fusion and Japanese restaurant, is set to open a new location in Round Rock this summer

Lupe Tortilla set to open new location in Round Rock this summer

Just in time for summer, Lupe Tortilla has announced plans to open a new location in the coming months at 240 Bass Pro Drive right here in Round Rock! According to a recent article in Community Impact, the Tex-Mex restaurant chain will open “in a 7,000-square-foot building and offer more than 60 menu items when it opens.” The restaurant chain, which includes 21 other locations, prides itself on serving authentic, made-from-scratch Mexican food. We’re getting hungry just thinking…

Poke House brings Hot Cheetos covered poke burritos to Round Rock with new location

We’re ready to say aloha to another new creative culinary experience as Poke House, a purveyor of delicious Hawaiian poke bowls, salads and wraps, readies to open its newest location right here in Round Rock. The restaurant will be located in the University Oaks Shopping Center at the intersection of I-35 and University Boulevard. According to their website, the Poke House philospophy is “from Pole to Bowl.” They aim to “use the highest-quality and freshest…

Red’s Porch brings cajun, tex-mex fusion to Round Rock with third location

Set to open in February 2018

According to their website, purveyor of local deliciousness, Red’s Porch, is set to open a third location right at home here in Round Rock sometime this February. The location will be 4401 Interstate 35, Suite 2005, near the Round Rock Premium outlets.  A previously published Eater Austin article describes the restaurant as: “half-Cajun, half-Tex-Mex, half-Southern, and known for dishes like burgers, fried boudin balls, and sandwiches.” More details on the eatery, including menus for other locations…

Round Rock Honey partners with Austin restaurant hot spots to celebrate 15-year anniversary

What’s the buzzzzz all about? A recent Austin American-Statesman article details how Round Rock’s local beehive, ahem honey company, is partnering with a few of Austin’s hottest restaurants to celebrate its 15-year anniversary. Round Rock Honey  is “offering handcrafted cocktails and special dishes throughout August at several dining spots in Austin to benefit the Sustainable Food Center.” As of now, the confirmed restaurants include: Odd Duck: “Peach me how to Shandy” cocktail created by Katon Claborn…

Grandma delayed in airport security as result of love for Round Rock Donuts

Talk about a sweet story!

Sometimes you need a sweet story to help you through the day. And today, we’ve got you covered. This morning started off like any other in Round Rock. We, like many others, were scrolling through Twitter while enjoying our morning coffee and glazed slice of orangish-yellow donut perfection, when something pretty darn sweet caught our eye. Apparently, a local grandma was caught up in airport security with her box of Round Rock Donuts in tow:…

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