Contigo co-owner Ben Edgerton that he has indeed signed a lease for a second restaurant, as Matthew Odam hinted last week on Twitter. Edgerton is quite firm that the concept will not be another Contigo.This morning we heard from
He also told us, “The project is still a LONG way from happening, as the building we leased is still occupied with its current tenant and will be for awhile.”
Eater Austin reports that it will be downtown, which is interesting, given chef and co-owner Andrew Wiseheart’s comments to us recently about the current restaurant's being away from downtown, in the Mueller development: “I like it a lot more than I think I would downtown. I like the idea of being off the beaten path.”
Those are all the deets for now, but stay tuned as the project progresses.