Founding Farmers. The restaurant is eco-friendly, it is owned by a collective of American family farmers, and it is focused on sustainability. The building is even LEED certified gold! I was so excited to try it out, and even more excited to spend time with my cousin Nancy! We waited over an hour to get seated, but it was a wonderful DC evening-- fine to sit outside and really enjoy the company :)
The food definitely didn't disappoint after that wait. We started with a skillet cornbread and honey butter The cornbread even had corn nuggets in it. I don't think they pulled out the Jiffy mix that I normally use at home :)
Then our dinners- melted in my mouth. I had the scallops and risotto. Nancy was a little healthier with the farmer's salad. Both amazing! I wanted to (and may have) licked my plate clean.
Since I was on "vacation," we decided to get dessert. Red velvet cake and a fruit crisp. They both tasted so fresh- I brought the leftover red velvet (made with beets and not food coloring) back to the hotel and had it for breakfast the next morning. Perfect.
Thanks to Founding Farmers for a scrumptious meal and to my cousin Nancy for taking me out to one of her favorite DC restaurants :)