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Founding Farmers

cabster Jan 15, 2010 02:17 PM

I'm getting my first shot at Founding Farmers on Monday evening. I looked at the menu online and saw numerous things that sounded good. But the menu is pretty large, so what do people recommend? How do I whittle the menu down? Thanks.

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    link_930 RE: cabster Jan 15, 2010 03:31 PM

    I've been there a number of times, and have found their fish to be consistently excellent -- especially the swordfish. Unfortunately, I can't speak to the rest of their menu, as I've stuck with fish once I found a place that did it well.

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      chicken kabob RE: link_930 Jan 15, 2010 06:44 PM

      Although VERY basic- I adore their grilled cheese & tomato soup. Great carrot cake.

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        link_930 RE: chicken kabob Jan 16, 2010 12:50 AM

        I find the simplicity quite wonderful -- the food and freshness of its ingredients really shine without being bogged down by unfortunate heavy sauces or other accoutrement.

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      DCDeb RE: cabster Jan 15, 2010 09:20 PM

      If you like bacon, the bacon lollipop appetizers are great. The bacon is cut into thick slabs, coated with a sweet glaze and grilled. A little crunchy on the outside. YUM.

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        cabster RE: DCDeb Jan 16, 2010 12:25 PM

        Ooh, those bacon lollipops sound great. And I'm excited about fresh food! Any thoughts about the house-made pasta? Thanks.

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          chicken kabob RE: cabster Jan 16, 2010 12:51 PM

          The bacon lollies are great. Someone I was with got lobster mac&cheese and like it.

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        Giggling Gourmand RE: cabster Jan 29, 2010 09:37 AM

        Fried green tomatoes, really the sauce they come with.

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          dcfoodie13 RE: cabster Jan 30, 2010 10:13 AM

          One of my favorite appetizers is the brie flatbread with apples and onions. The flatbread is actually a sliced french bread, but the flavors together are delicious. The stuffed dates were very good last time I had them as well. Overall, I haven't really been impressed by any of the entrees I've tried, though.

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