Fareground, Austin’s first major food hall concept, will open on Congress Avenue between Cesar Chavez and Second streets on January
18, operators announced today. The food hall will feature some of the biggest names in Austin dining.
The space will include
Easy Tiger; a taqueria from
Dai Due; Henbit, an all-day concept from
Emmer & Rye; Contigo Fareground; Antonelli’s Cheese Shop; and Ni-Kome, a hybrid ramen and sushibar from the owners of
Jesse Griffith’s Dai Due Taquería, a collaboration with chef Gabe Erales, will source hyper locally for its tacos, with options
like venison barbacoa and wild boar al pastor. Easy Tiger will serve its trademark pretzels and sandwiches, along with offering
two bars. Henbit, the new cafe concept from Emmer & Rye, will serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. Antonelli’s will move
beyond cheese and cured meats, to serve gourmet sandwiches, mac and cheese and soup.
In addition to the restaurants, Elm Restaurant Group’s beverage director, master sommelier Craig Collins, will oversee two
bars at the space.
Fareground’s will be open weekdays from 7 am to 10 pm Monday and 9 am to 10 pm on weekends. Contigo, Dai Due Taquería, Easy
Tiger and Henbit will open with breakfast service; Antonelli’s Cheese and Ni-Komé will open at lunchtime.