Join Us for a Sunday Bluegrass Pig Roast

Join Us for a Sunday Bluegrass Pig Roast

Join us on Sunday, February 18th, for a Bluegrass Pig Roast!

$25 gets you roast pig with lots of fixins, plus fresh-baked cookies and plenty of s’mores supplies.

If you get thirsty, we’ll have a separate cash bar with beer, wine, and cocktails available to purchase, including a special Irish Old Fashioned made with Jameson Caskmates whiskey.

Bring your dancing shoes and enjoy live music from Kym Warner and his band. Doors open at 5:30pm and food will be served up around 6:00pm.

Grab your tickets here and we look forward to seeing you for a delicious Sunday night!

Fall in Love with Valentine’s Day at Contigo

Fall in Love with Valentine’s Day at Contigo

Spend your Valentine’s Day at Contigo! On February 14th, fall in love with our special menu (two shared small plates, one shared large entree, and one shared dessert) for $70 per couple.

Drinks are available à la carte. We’re extending our usual Wine Wednesday happy hour deal (half-off selected bottles!) all night long, plus we’ll have some additional wine and drink specials for the occasion.

Make reservations online here.

Valentine’s Day 2018 Menu:

Choice of two small plates:

Roasted Beets
spicy cashew butter, mint, lime, pumpkin seeds, beet greens

Steak Tartare
nuoc cham, mint, cured egg yolk, jalapeno, bibb lettuce

Stuffed Quail (+6)
wild rice, chicories, salsa verde

Charcuterie and Cheese
delice de bourgogne, ash chevre, duck breast prosciutto, pork liver pate, accouterments

Grilled Romanesco
herb and citrus vinaigrette

Vegetable Bisque
chile oil, croutons, crème fraîche

Choice of one to share:

Half Chicken 
roasted fingerlings, charred onions, apple vinaigrette

Whole Branzino
daikon kohlrabi herb salad

Mushroom Risotto 
basil, black truffle, parmesan

14oz Ribeye (+12)
chimichurri, roasted potatoes

Dessert to share:

cocoa nib frozen nougat, fudge sauce, lavender

Contigo Fareground is Open!

Contigo Fareground is Open!

Our newest project, Contigo Fareground, is open for business! Join us seven days a week, Monday-Friday 7am-10pm and Saturday-Sunday 11am-10pm.

Contigo Fareground will offer some of the signature dishes you know and love (plenty of burgers and crispy green beans for all!) with some exciting new offerings as well: fresh salads, rotisserie chicken, housemade veggie burgers, and more.

A walkable destination for lunch, happy hour, or dinner, Fareground’s indoor-outdoor food hall features ample communal seating, the feel of an urban marketplace, and local concepts that are all distinctly Austin. We are proud to work alongside Dai Due, Easy Tiger, Henbit, Ni-Kome, and Antonelli’s Cheese to provide our community with a wide variety of dining options in the heart of downtown.

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for weekly updates on our Contigo Fareground adventures.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day at Contigo

Celebrate New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day at Contigo

Ring in the new year with Contigo. Between New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, we’ve got a lot of tasty fun in store for you.

New Year’s Eve:
We’re celebrating New Year’s Eve in style with an open bar, dinner, live DJ, photobooth by Snapology, and of course, a midnight champagne toast.

Start your night by enjoying signature Contigo charcuterie, cheeses, and festive passed hors d’oeuvres before feasting on our spit-roasted prime rib, rotisserie chicken, and an assortment of tempting side dishes. End your meal on a sweet note with housemade chocolate mousse, then dance the night away to the tunes of our DJ or relax by the fire. We’ll have the bar open all night, with selected options of signature Contigo cocktails, along with an assortment of beer & wine.

Doors open: 7:30pm
Dinner is served: 8:30pm
Pop the champagne: 12:00am
Call it a night: 12:30am

Ticket price includes all food, beverages, and entertainment. 21+ only.
Get New Year’s Eve tickets here!

New Year’s Day:
Looking for a New Year’s Day brunch spot? We’re open on Monday, January 1st, from 11am-3pm. We’ll have our usual brunch menu plus some special dishes just to celebrate the first day of 2018. Make your reservations here.

A note on our holiday hours:
Please note we will be completely closed on December 24, 25, 26 and we will not be serving brunch on December 31 or dinner on January 1.

Give the Gift of Contigo & Chicon

Give the Gift of Contigo & Chicon

It’s time to start thinking about those holiday gifts. Our suggestion: treat your family and friends to a delicious night out! Gift cards are always available at both of our restaurants, just swing by Contigo or Chicon and ask a server or host to help you out any time during our regular service hours.

From October 1st through December 31st, we’re sweetening the deal: come into Contigo or Chicon to purchase a gift card of $100 or more, and we’ll give you an additional $20 gift card to use for yourself any time in January 2018.

Here’s to a warm and wonderful holiday season!

Gift Cards

Gift Cards

The perfect Austin gift is a drink and snack on the Contigo patio under the Texas stars.

Click here to purchase a gift card!

Roasted Beet Salad Recipe

Roasted Beet Salad Recipe

Roasted Beet Salad with Fennel Croutons, Arugula & Herbed Cheeses

  • 3 pound red beets
  • 12 ea cloves of garlic
  • 10 sprigs, thyme
  • 2 cups red wine vinegar
  • salt & papper, to taste
  • 1 cup fresh ricotta
  • ½ cup mascarpone
  • 2 ounces fine herbs, chiffonade
  • ½ ounce mint, chiffonade
  • 2 ounce honey
  • 1 each, fennel bulb, sliced thin using a mandolin
  • corn starch
  • arugula or watercress
  • sherry vinegar
  • extra virgin olive oil

In a 350 degree oven and plastic and foil wrapped hotel pan, roast beets with garlic, thyme, vinegar, salt and pepper until tender. Peel when cool, cut into bite sized pieces.

In a mixer, add cheeses, herbs and honey. Mix till smooth. Add salt to taste.

Dredge fennel in cornstarch and fry until crispy and golden.

Toss arugula with vinaigrette & olive oil.

Plate arugula, beets, cheese mixture & top with fennel croutons.

Serves 6-8

Zucchini with Roasted Tomatoes and Arugula

Zucchini with Roasted Tomatoes and Arugula

Holiday-Season Catering

Holiday-Season Catering

Now you don’t have an excuse to have a holiday party at your place. Give us a call and we can handle everything from cocktails and food, to decorations and cleanup.

Check out some sample menus and contact us to start planning your perfect holiday event.

Figs on Lavash

Figs on Lavash

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