Henbit is a new concept from the team behind Emmer & Rye, and will be located inside of the brand new Fareground food hall. Emmer and Rye was named one of America’s Best News Restaurants in Bon Appetit, helmed by Food & Wine Best New Chef Kevin Fink and partners Tavel Bristol-Joseph and Page Pressley.
The restaurant will follow the same ethos as Emmer & Rye in it’s focus on local sourcing, seasonality, and working closely with farmers in the area. Henbit will offer an approachable everyday menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner, showcasing local, healthy, and delicious cuisine all day.
Breakfast includes: Red Fife Kolaches with Berkshire Ham, Cheese, and Local Chilies; Roasted Sweet Potato with Short Ribs and Perfect Egg, or White Sonora Wheat Breakfast Burritos.
Lunch and dinner includes items like: Red Tail Shrimp Poke with Crispy Rice Salad; Avocado and Spaghetti Squash Salad with Burnt Pecan Dressing; or Yonderway Chicken Thai wrap. Partner Rand Egbert will lead the beverage program with offerings such as Superfood Lattes including Matcha with Lavendar Syrup and a Golden Milk Chai. As well as, wild foraged Yaupon Mint tea and House Made Shrub Sodas.
The Fareground will host an eclectic collection of local cuisine from six premiere vendors, all openly seated to inspire culinary innovation and community building. The space is a place for Austin to gather, eat, relax and enjoy and will featured vendors Henbit, Antonelli’s, Contigo, Dai Due, Easy Tiger and Ni-Kome.
The Fareground food hall is located at 111 Congress Avenue Austin, TX 78701. The space will be open 7am – 10pm Monday through Friday and 9am to 10pm on the weekend. For more info visit http://henbitaustin.com/