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Locavore Lunch: Fork Restaurant and Fork:etc

Say hello to the third installment of our latest blog feature, Locavore Lunch. In the coming months, we’ll be featuring area eateries that serve lunch and source their ingredients locally. They’re all sure bets for delicious eats and foodie cred. Happy noshing!

At Fork, ingredients are so darn fresh, that the menu is never the same two days in a row. The restaurant is committed to serving locally sourced ingredients—and that doesn’t stop at produce. In fall of 2010, Fork committed to serving only sustainable fish and seafood, avoiding farmed options. In addition, meats are purchased from Lancaster County farmers, and other traditional growing farms like Erdenheim Farm in Lafayette Hill.

In February, Fork offered dishes like a roasted beet salad, of which all components—beets and baby greens—were sourced from Lancaster growers. Other dishes, like spinach risotto, are locally sourced as well, creating an earthy, decadent aroma in the restaurant itself. Fork also has some in-house concoctions, and what could be more local than that? Fork offered a homemade charcuterie selection in February, and regularly has delicious homemade options like grilled multigrain flatbread and hand-rolled pastas.

The wine list is award-winning, but the real gem is the beer selection. Currently, there are over 5 locally-brewed beers to choose from, including popular brews like Dogfish Head and Troegs.

Fork has rave reviews from national organizations like, The New York Times and USA Today, so it is imperative to reserve your spot before a celebrity or famous foodie beats you to the homemade charcuterie!

And, for a quick bite with all the same quality, dash into Fork’s younger sibling Fork:etc. There you can pick up sandwiches, soups and pre-made salads that work for lunch or dinner.

Fork Restaurant
306 Market Street
(215) 625-9425
forkrestaurant.com