Fareground Food Hall is celebrating the holiday season with its first-annual Ginger Festival. Running November 16 through January 3, 2022, the Ginger Festival will feature a variety of ginger and turmeric-focused specials and events.
The Ginger Festival includes a series of cocktail masterclasses, limited-time dishes from each eatery within Fareground, featured ginger cocktails from Fareground’s two bars DRINK and Ellis, and special gifts from Fareground’s retail cart: Margot Blair Floral. Events, gifts and menu specials include:
Fareground’s hands-on ginger cocktail masterclasses. Presented by Domaine de Canton, join in on Thursday November 18th, December 2nd and December 16th at 6:30pm at Ellis. Guests will work from their own station at fully private Bar Ellis, with all the spirits, bar tools and accoutrements to make 3 ginger-based cocktails and then apply their techniques for a fun cocktail contest. The experience includes a welcome drink, bites, 4 full sized cocktails, recipe cards and takeaways, and a special prize for the cocktail contest winner. Tickets at faregroundaustin.com/special-
Austin Rôtisserie: French carrot and ginger soup (with baguette)
Little Wu: shanghai soup dumplings with pork shoulder, ginger, garlic, scallions, red vinegar, sesame oil
TLV: Chicken Hawaiej Hummus, with chicken thighs marinated in Yemenite spice blend including turmeric & ginger, served over hummus
Taco Pegaso: ginger and lemongrass chicken tacos
The Market: molasses ginger and carrot cake
Henbit: ginger monster cookie with chocolate chips and ginger
Henbit: Iced Golden Milk Chai with turmeric chai, oat milk
TLV: Curcumade (Turmeric Lemonade)
Ellis: Ellis Island Mule with lunazul, domaine de canton, lime juice, ginger beer
Ellis: Ginger Island Negroni with domaine de canton, orange, campari, carpano dry vermouth
DRINK: Ginger & Fare Margarita with domaine de canton, lalo tequila, lime, agave, tajin
Find special ginger and turmeric tea, ginger chocolate and holiday gifts at Margot Blair Floral’s retail cart at Fareground, and preorder your ginger specials and gifts at order.faregroundaustin.com.
Fareground, Austin’s first food hall, is located at 111 Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701, with 25,000+ square feet of food, drink, retail, and private events space. Fareground is open 7 days a week, 11am to 9pm with online orders available through 8:30pm. Fareground features order ahead and contactless order online options. Find out more at faregroundaustin.com and follow Fareground on social media at @faregroundaustin.
Ellis hours are 3pm to 12am, Sunday-Thursday, and 3pm to 1am, Friday and Saturday.