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Northern Spy vs. Back Forty

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If you had to pick one of these two, for dinner, which would you pick and why? Thank you!!

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  1. Northern Spy for me. A little tight on the seating but better food and better service.

    1. Norther Spy also. I jus think it's so much better.

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      1. re: mitchleeny

        Thanks!!

      2. I'd have to go with Back Forty. Mainly because I've been there more times, it's much roomier & I can't get enough of the Pork Jowl Nuggets, their fried chicken & the cocktails.

        That having been said, I have yet to have a bad meal at Northern Spy.
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        1. re: EV_Eats

          NSFC by far. I find the menu really boring at B40, and the service awkward. NSFC has a great menu with lots of changes etc, and a great staff. Got a few salads there yesterday, all very good. Maybe B40 was something in the past, but it isnt any more, as I see it.

          1. re: Hey19

            Thanks all! I went to Northern Spy with 2 friends this Saturday night and we all enjoyed our meals, including kale salad, pork sticky buns, lamb, shrimp and chicken. I do agree that the seating was quite tight though.