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    FOUNDING FARMERS

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    Founding Farmers

    1924 Pennsylvania Ave., NW (Foggy Bottom)

    Washington, DC

    (1) 202-822-8783 | www.wearefoundingfarmers.com

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    • CUISINE

      Farm Fresh
    • HOURS

      Mon.: 7:00am-10:00pm; Tue.-Thurs.: 7:00am-11:00pm; Fri.: 7:00am-12:00am; Sat.: 9:00am-12:00am; Sun.: 9:00am-10:00pm
    • BEST FOR

      Lunch; dinner
    • RESERVATIONS

      Strongly recommended for brunch and dinner
    • BAR

      Yes
    • YEAR OPENED

      2008
    • PRICE (APPETIZER; ENTREE)

      USD 2-14; USD 13-32
    • NOISE

      Medium/Loud
    • FAMOUS PLATES

      Farm breads; Yankee pot roast; corn bread; fried chicken and waffles
    • DRINKS AND WINE

      Cocktails; fruit juice; beer; wine
    • # OF SEATS

      250
    • OUTDOOR DINING?

      No
    • PRIVATE ROOM AVAILABLE?

      No - but full restaurant or entire second floor can be rented
    • METRO

      Foggy Bottom-GWU; Farragut West
    Founding Farmers in Washington, DC is an entirely eco-friendly restaurant with green credentials like farm to table dining, reclaimed wood floors, and reusable dishes

    VIBE

    Part urban loft and part barnyard chic, this Foggy Bottom restaurant hits all the right notes when it comes to modern organic dining. Its green creds are as fashionably eco as they come: the floors are made of reclaimed woods, the menus are printed on recycled paper with soy-based ink, and the water is served in reusable glass pitchers. But trust us, these aren’t just gimmicks. The eco-focus pays off in the food department, where the farm-to-table ingredients make for scrumptious chicken and waffles, fried green tomatoes, and poached egg dishes, just to name a few of the yummy American classics. And with its tall wood rafters and concrete bar, you’ll swear you’re eating at the home of one your chicest, locavore friends.

    CROWD

    With George Washington University and the IMF just next door, you can expect dressed-up students, suit-and-tie business types, and a few tourists mixed in.

    WHAT WE WOULD WEAR

    We would dress it up a bit and wear black pants, a drapey top, and chunky accessories at night.

    GO HERE WITH

    Friends; family; a date; co-workers

    WHY WE LIKE IT

    Nowadays, it seems every other restaurant claims to be a farm-to-table destination, but Founding Farmers is the real deal. They source their food primarily from local farmers (and they purchase “carbon offsets” to reduce the environmental impact when they snag an ingredient from out of town).

    WHAT WE WOULD CHANGE

    For peak dining times (brunches and dinners), you have to book well in advance, sometimes even weeks in advance.

    GOOD TO KNOW

    There’s a fun bar scene, so even if you’re with a group who isn’t into organic eats, come for the yummy cocktails and buzzy atmosphere. The restaurant is owned by American family farmers.

    OTHER LOCATIONS

    MoCo’s Founding Farmers (Potomac, MD)

    CLOSEST COMPS

    Community Food & Juice (New York)

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    Founding Farmers in Washington, DC is an entirely eco-friendly restaurant with green credentials like farm to table dining, reclaimed wood floors, and reusable dishes

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