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Korean chicken concept headed to Austin

Korean chicken concept headed to Austin

AUSTIN—BB.Q Chicken, established in 1995 and specializing in chicken prepared in 100-percent virgin olive oil, has leased 2,000 square feet of retail space in The Crescent, a specialty retail center located at Airport Boulevard and North Lamar Boulevard, for its first Austin location.

Britt Morrison, Brett Maze and Cameron Longmire with Weitzman handled negotiations as project leasing agents for The Crescent. Grand DFW Realty represented the restaurant.

The menu includes fried chicken, different flavors of wings and boneless wings, sides and salads. BB.Q Chicken, short for Best of the Best Quality, strives to serve the best chicken in the world with an emphasis on the freshest ingredients and chicken prepared with 100% extra virgin oil to create a unique fresh flavor. The concept, with locations throughout the world, in 1999 established its Chicken University in South Korea, which is run by full-time researchers dedicated to improving the chain’s chicken.

The Crescent is an approximately 116,000-square-foot center anchored by specialty grocer 99 Ranch Market.

The center’s line-up also the first Austin location of Taiwan’s most popular bakery chain, 85°C Bakery Café, as well as a number of restaurants and services.

 Other concepts in the center include Konokuniya USA, a bookstore that specializes in a wide variety of books, magazines and stationery from Japan, and Kura Revolving Sushi Bar, which offers sushi and other Japanese dishes rotated to diners’ booths on a conveyor belt.