H-E-B Opens Food Hall

An Austin, Texas, location houses the in-store restaurants featuring a variety of cuisines.

August 31, 2020

AUSTIN, Texas—Last week, H-E-B opened a food hall inside one of its Austin stores. With six restaurants, the food hall will serve up ‘Duck Fat Fried Everything,’ gourmet grilled cheese, draft cocktails, true Texas BBQ, street tacos and grilled Japanese skewers.

The Main Streat by H-E-B food hall and bar includes Roots Chicken Shak by Chef Tiffany Derry, True Texas BBQ, Calle Taqueria, Yumai Japanese Grill, The Meltery, and Bar at Mueller. The restaurants offer takeout, free delivery from FAVOR and limited capacity dining on the outdoor patio and inside. The Bar at Mueller will also offer beer, wine and cocktails for in-person to-go orders.

The Roots Chicken Shak menu will feature Duck Fat Fried Chicken Wings and Duck Fat Fried Chicken Strips; its Big Bird and Spicy Bird chicken sandwiches; Shak Caesar Salad and The Barnyard Cobb Salad; Duck Fat Fries with house-made Clucking Sauces; Banana Pudding made with vanilla custard, cookies and fresh banana; and Southern Sweet Tea.

True Texas BBQ will serve brisket, ribs, turkey, sausage, BBQ sandwiches, and sides like mac & cheese and potato salad. Calle Taqueria is a street taco-inspired restaurant offering tacos with handmade flour or corn tortillas. Yumai Japanese Grill has rice and noodle bowls and Japanese-style vegetable, chicken, beef, and shrimp skewers on the menu. The Meltery grills a variety of sandwiches served on sourdough.

“At H-E-B, feeding Texans and their families is at the heart of what we do. We worked hard to create this space and develop tasty menu items, and we’re thrilled to open Main Streat to the entire Austin community,” said Kristin Irvin, director of Made to Order Restaurants at H-E-B, in a press release.

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