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Mar 24, 2009 07:04 AM

Fork or Farmicia?

Has anyone been to Fork since Terrence Fuery has taken over the kitchen? Anyone been to Farmicia lately? Thoughts for a birthday dinner? Need easy access to 95 and parking for older folks. Thanks.

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  1. Between the two Fork 100% from what I am hearing

    1. It's been awhile since I've been to either, but both times I've been to Farmicia I left disappointed (lacking service, not terribly memorable food). Fork was solid -- great service, good (if not terribly imaginative) food. Fork gets my vote.

      1. Fork is the place to go!!! I had a wonderful dinner there last Friday night. The charcuterie platter was incredible. I also loved the scallop entree and tried a number of delicious desserts. The service was great and the cocktails perfectly made. You get a lot of high quality food for the money so bring a big appetite.

        I'm not a big fan of Farmacia and have been there a number of times for work lunches. The service is usually super slow.

            1. re: joluvscards

              AFAIK Fuery is still there and going strong.

              I think LaBan's updated review of the Fork (with Fuery) is coming out on Monday. If it's going to be a positive (and it looks like it will be), I suggest getting there before the review hits the streets.

              1. re: Mr Siegal

                farmicia has great, simple food, I think, but it can be a bit boring. Fork is a little more interesting, and a little more fun too.

                1. re: hollyd

                  Ate at Fork about a month ago and had a very good meal from start to finish. Notables were duck confit app and scallop entree but everything was good. Service was top rate and atmosphere is very nice. I would highly recommen Fork though I have never eaten at Farmica (and to be honest, have never had the desire to). Fuery is excellent with seafood, and obviously with other things as well.