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Jan 15, 2010 02:17 PM

Founding Farmers

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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  1. 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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    1. re: link_930

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

      1. re: chicken kabob

        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.

    2. 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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      1. re: DCDeb

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

        1. re: cabster

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

      2. Fried green tomatoes, really the sauce they come with.

        1. 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.