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links42 May 5, 2008 06:38 PM

Is Herb Farm still worth the effort with new chef? If not, what would be a good choice for a taste of nthe Pacific Northwest.

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    jeffj100 RE: links42 May 7, 2008 09:11 AM

    I have not been to the Herb Farm since Jerry left, but he is opening his own restaurant downtown this summer. Might be worth it to wait for that, and I guarantee the price tag won't be so steep.

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      oliveoyl RE: jeffj100 May 7, 2008 09:21 AM

      Jerry's restaurant will be on Cap Hill and will be Indian inspired cuisine so I doubt it will be an instead of the Herb Farm. I've heard good things about the new chef, he does have big shoes to fill though.

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        bluedog67 RE: oliveoyl May 7, 2008 11:56 AM

        i don't think the food will be indian inspired, only the style of plating. the interview i read said it will be local focus for flavor, but a specific platter type style of dining he experienced in india.

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      oliveoyl RE: links42 May 7, 2008 09:23 AM

      there are a few other places to have a PNW dining experience .. Sitka & Spruce (if you don't mind the wait, the location, the decor), Union, Lark come to mind immediately ...

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