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Opening Report: Bollo Pizza, Taco Cabana and More New Restaurants To Try

Also, Freshii makes plans to open its third Houston location by the end of the month.

UPPER KIRBY — Taking over the space formerly occupied by Sorrel Urban Bistro, all pizza sold at the new restaurant will be authentically cooked in a Vera Pizza Napoletana wood burning oven. Status: Certified open. 2202A W Alabama, 713-677-0391, bollohouston.com [EaterWire]

MIDTOWN — Fast casual burrito/salad/fro-yo chain Freshii is aiming to open Houston's third outpost later this month. Status: Opening soon. 309 Gray St. #109, freshii.com [EaterWire]

KATY — The sourdough bun lovers at Schlotzksy’s just opened up a new location in Katy, complete with new ‘Viva l’Italia’ menu and breakfast items. In an attempt to rebrand, Schlotzksy’s has teamed with Cinnabon for this new bakery/café. Status: Certified Open. 25010 Franz Road, Katy, TX 77493, (855) 335-4837, schlotzskys.com [EaterWire]

KINGWOOD — Sister restaurants Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana will be celebrating the opening of its new locations today and tomorrow, Saturday, May 9. There will be giveaways such as free Taco Cabana for a year, an iPad Air and free chicken for a year as well as entertainment. Status: Opening Soon. 25635-25647 US Highway 59N, Kingwood, TX, tacocabana.com, pollotropical.com [EaterWire]

AUSTIN Liberty Kitchen is expanding to Austin with its newest outpost in Clarksville opening its doors on May 6. The 140-seat space will include a private dining room that seats up to 24 guests, as well as a full bar and outdoor patio for al fresco dining. The menu will focus on Gulf Coast cuisine and the bar will boast almost 30 beers on tap, including several local Texas craft beers. Status: Certified open. 507 Pressler St., Suite 700, 512-840-1330, libertykitchenatx.com [HoustonChronicle]

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