"We have several folks where this is their new venture. They have been chefs in other places. They've had other careers. They're now coming in to try their hand at running a restaurant," food hall general manager James Sauls said.
Other food tenants will include:
- Cousins Maine Lobster, a popular food truck company that won the support of investor Barbra Corcoran when it appeared on “Shark Tank.”
- Carroll’s Kitchen: A nonprofit that provides job training and employment to women in the community with the goal of ending homelessness. This will be the company’s second Raleigh location.
- Makus Empanadas: Founded in 2013 by brothers Hernan and Santiago Moyano and lifelong friend Ricky Yofree, the Durham restaurant serves authentic Argentinean empanadas with fillings ranging from pork chimichurri to sweet corn with specialty sauce and homemade sides.
- Raleigh Rolls: Offers various flavors of ice cream scooped into rolls, packed in a cup and topped with a variety of toppings. This will be the first location for the company.
- Wicked Taco: Offers signature tortillas, fresh-made salsa, Mexican-inspired sides and salads using local ingredients. This will be the restaurants second location.
- Bella’s Wood Fired Pizza: High-quality pizza made with fresh ingredients along with a seasonal small place tapas menu.
Retail tenants include Hail Mary Mix, Five Points Baking Co., Mike D’s BBQ and The Soaperie.
Morgan Street Food Hall opens on July 23. Once open, the hall's regular hours will be Sunday through Wednesdays 7 a.m. until 10 p.m. and Thursday through Saturday 7 a.m. until 2 a.m.
More food halls in the area
Durham is also getting a food hall. Durham Food Hall will be opening this year in the mixed-use space inside Liberty Warehouse Apartments.
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