Skip The Spotted Pig
- VAfoodie Jun 28, 2009 08:50 PM
I really can't believe people flock to this place. The first bad sign was that the menu was small and there wasn't much I wanted to eat on it. I had the liver, which I could not eat, and my dh had a mediocre burger. Can someone please explain the allure of this place?
What didn't you like about the liver? I've never had it. I remember the gnudi being exceptional and the burger to be very good. It is difficult to get into and very loud but I've always enjoyed the food. Sorry you had a bad experience.
Like JeremyEG I have always enjoyed my food at the Spotted Pig. I'm not sure if I've tried the lvier or not but I do like that burger, love the gnudi, and am espeically partial to the crispy pigs ear.
I LOVE the devils on horseback. The menu is small - the gastropub approach. The food has always been good when we've gone - and a great vibe. Maybe just an off day when you were there?
I think the liver dish there is really wonderful. Sorry you didn't enjoy it. I'm not into restaurants that are all about hype, but I think The Spotted Pig deserves it. I find that in general if a restaurant has a smaller menu, they are more apt to prepare things well as opposed to a place that tries to cover everything under the sun. And I'm not trying to be argumentative, but I don't think it's really quite fair to judge an entire restaurant based on a couple of items that you ate on the menu.