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Mar 11, 2008 08:02 AM

Locally Grown Food in DC- Restaurant Recs

I have been reading a lot about Slow Food and the benefits of buying and eating locally grown food (health, environmental, and economical). I would like to support restaurants in the area that either focus on locally grown food or try to incorporate locally grown food into their menus. Any recommendations for restaurants that serve great tasting locally grown food? I dine out a lot so I can use a long list. Thanks!

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  1. Hook gets all its non-fish ingredients locally, and its fish are sustainable seasonal selections that may or may not be local depending on availability.

    In Baltimore Woodberry Kitchen uses local ingredients, even seafood.

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    1. re: ktmoomau

      ... however, it should be noted that none of the fish served at Hook were individually sustained, as each arrives at the table delicious but dead.

    2. Restaurant Nora

      are two that I know of.

      1. Nora's is an option for organic, sustainable food as well. I don't know if they purchase all of the produce/meat locally, but you can always call the restaurant and ask.

        1. Oh I forgot another excellent option, Equinox.