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MIS - Morel Mushroom Dish @ Father's Office

SaltCod Jun 16, 2008 01:17 PM

This is a "May I Suggest" post...

I was very pleasantly surprised by the morel mushroom appetizer on deck at Father's Office Culver City right now. It's served in a bowl with a healthy amount of slightly above average morels, some fiddlehead fern, some bacon, lima beans (I think) and something called a "one-hour egg."

I thought it was delicious and the only thing missing was a slice of bread to soak up the morel broth at the bottom. Maybe not for everyone, but I thought it was great paired with a Rogue Hazelnut Brown.

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    slacker Jun 16, 2008 01:21 PM

    Ohhhh I need to run back over there--again! That sounds really good to me! Thanks for letting us know. But what's fiddlehead fern? Are they putting house plants in dishes now? :)

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      WileysHungryAgain Jun 16, 2008 01:45 PM

      A Fiddlehead Fern is a very young, edible fern that when in it's curled up state, resembles the head of a fiddle

       
       
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        bruinike Jun 16, 2008 02:03 PM

        Oooh that sounds lovely. Too bad FO doesn't serve good bread with their cheese plates and the aforementioned appetizer. It often tastes lifeless!

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          SaltCod Jun 16, 2008 09:09 PM

          Yeah, the bread is a real afterthought there and I ALWAYS run out of bread before I run out of cheese. And, btw, do they really have to put two of the burger cheeses on the damn cheese plate? 90% of the people end up eating the gruyere and blue twice in a two course meal!

          Anyway, morels = yum. :)

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          Mel Gee Jun 16, 2008 02:41 PM

          It sounds a lot better than the tiny plate of morels for which I paid Cut in Las Vegas $20 not long ago.

          1. CarlieInLA Jun 16, 2008 04:13 PM

            I totally wanted to get that when I was there for lunch, but they only served it at dinner! It was a special, I hope they have it again. It sounds delicious.

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              Diana Jun 17, 2008 09:14 AM

              Good luck asking for bread. No sustitutions, no adaptations, no extras.

              Imagine little thin pale Oliver, holding his FO burger or morels, or whatever.

              "Please, sir, may I have some Ketchup?"

              The dish sounds yummy, though! NExt time I see Morels at the farmer's market, I'll get a bunch and copy it. I have to figure out what a one-hour egg is. Maybe slow cooked in the shell? a bagless sous vide?

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