What is a Farm to Table restaurant?
A restaurant that is based on the local food movement and sources food primarily (or exclusively) from local farmers, whether it is produce (fruit or vegetables) or protein (poultry, pork, beef, fish).
Why are these restaurants included?
The restaurants found below are included because they offer fresh food grown or raised by their nearby local farmers or in some cases, the chefs themselves. Ranging from casual to fine dining, these restaurants support their local farms
— typically sustainable, often organic and with food grown with extra TLC!
Here are three hot spots that we feel are worthy of your attention! Roll up your sleeves and dig in!
Beuchert's Saloon - Washington, DC
The historic Beuchert’s Saloon on Capitol Hill doesn't just own the table, it owns the farm, too! Finding the majority of ingredients at its own East Oaks Organics Farm in Maryland, Beuchert’s serves the local-minded masses through what they call a “farm American” dining experience. Its narrow passageways and old charm hint at the restaurant’s past as a speakeasy during Prohibition!
B Restaurant and Bar - San Francisco, CA
B Restaurant and Bar is a farm-to-table oasis. Perched at the top of Yerba Buena Gardens, you can enjoy a view of not only the gardens and waterfalls, but also the spectacular city skyline. The chic atmosphere is warm and inviting, providing you with excellent service as well as an exceptional dining experience. Don't miss out on happy hour B is known for its seasonal cocktails and its wine and beer lists focus on California-based, small-production wineries and breweries.
Knife - Dallas, TX
The extensive menu at Knife celebrates the diverse flavors and traditions of regional cuisine. The creations from acclaimed Executive Chef Graham Dodd evolve with the seasons, capturing the essence of fresh ingredients that are sourced from the best local farmers and purveyors. Guests at Knife experience the soul of regional farm-to-table cooking with rustic flavors influenced by the chef's English heritage, his Texas upbringing and culinary experience spanning the globe.
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