Food Hall Nation: The Return of Public Markets - SXSW Interactive/Film 2016

Once a thriving part of our urban landscape—though nearly absent in recent years—food halls and public markets are making a comeback locally and globally in locations from New York City to Orange County to Portland to Austin to Copenhagen. What’s driving this type development that clusters restaurants and food businesses together? Is it a trend? Is it overplayed? Is it here to stay? What’s next in this trend as chefs and restaurateurs react to rising real estate and labor costs, well, everywhere? Join some great minds in the movement and learn about the coolest food hall projects around today and those on the horizon.