Outside the Morgan Street Food Hall

A Foodie Haven

In Buzz, July 2018 / August 2018 by Raleigh Magazine1 Comment

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Rejoice, Raleighites!

You’ve been waiting with bated breath but, finally, the day is here: Morgan Street Food Hall in downtown’s Warehouse District will open its doors to the public this month, with a grand opening celebration slated for July 23.

The 22,000 square-foot converted warehouse will feature 20+ food vendors and feature goods from 17 retailers, running the gamut from Asian to Indian to South American cuisine, to flowers, tea, and handmade candles and soaps.

As well as virtually limitless options for dining and shopping, the Food Hall features two bars—The Arbor, straddling an indoor/outdoor patio space, and Auntie Betty’s, a small outpost for gin and cocktails.

Morgan Street Food Hall will be open Sunday through Wednesday from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Thursday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 2 a.m. Individual vendors’s hours may vary.


Hook & Cleaver: Boutique butcher market offering high quality meats, including brisket, prime rib, crab cakes, sausages and more.

Sassool: Healthy, traditional Mediterranean and Lebanese dishes made daily, including deli platters, salads, shawarma wraps and pizzettes baked on fresh pita dough.

Morgan Street Java & Crêperie: Coffee and espresso drinks featuring local roasters alongside pastries and seasonal crêpe offerings.

Iyla’s Southern Kitchen: Comforting classics, including buffalo wings made with original Cackalacky spice sauce, fried chicken and waffle sandwich, homemade hushpuppies and a BBQ “sundae” loaded with smoked cheddar mac & cheese, pulled pork, collard green and a drizzle of barbecue sauce.

Raleigh Raw Cold: Pressed juices, smoothies, teas, signature iced coffee drinks, make-your-own poke bowls and a variety of grab and go snacks.

Cocoa Forte: Chocolate dipped cheesecake with crushed toppings, chocolate dipped strawberries and custom fruit bouquets from the local food truck’s first brick and mortar location.

Boba Brew: Bubble teas with tapioca pearls and naturally sweetened, non GMO smoothies

Carroll’s Kitchen: Sandwiches, salads and soups from the nonprofit restaurant dedicated to ending homelessness for women in Raleigh.

Cousins Maine Lobster: Lobster rolls, lobster tail, lobster quesadilla and tots, New England clam chowder and shrimp tacos from another local food truck.

Oak City Fish & Chips: Hand breaded fish, calamari and shrimp in blended seasoning.

Makus Empanadas: 10 different empanadas, empadog (hot dog wrapped in dough), rice, beans and salads.

The Bowls: East Asian bowls created with fresh ingredients representing different types of Asian cuisine.

Mama Bird’s Cookies & Cream: Cookies and ice cream made from all-natural ingredients, plus other baked goods.

The Broth: Japanese-style comfort food, including ramen, street food inspired sliders and Korean Fried Chicken.

Curry in a Hurry: Authentic Indian food cooked using fresh ingredients in a variety of curry dishes, kati rolls and naanwiches in the local food truck’s brick and mortar location.

Bella’s Wood Fired Pizza & Tapas: High quality pizzas cooked in a wood-fired oven, plus a creative small plate tapas menu rotating seasonally.

MKG Kitchen: Vermicelli bowls, rice platters, appetizers and other homemade Vietnamese recipes.

Raleigh Rolls: Thai ice cream rolls with tasty toppings.

Cow Bar: Unique burger creations including a truffle burger and a curry-infused vegetarian burger.

Wicked Taco: Tacos available in street or “Wicked” plus sides of chips, queso, frijoles and more.


Yo Mommas Style | Western Dragon Teas and Tisanes | Two Brothers Jerky | The Soaperie | That’s Good Chocolate! LLC | Root Sources Pure Ceylon Cinnamon | Quintessential Candles | Mike D’s BBQ | Huntington Provision Co. | Hail Mary Mix | Dogwood Food | Fleurs De Mouffete | Five Points Baking Company | Fancy Berries | Durham Toffee | Carolina Fancy Foods | Avenue des Chocolats

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