FDC #20: The Kenwood

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Memory is a funny thing. Turns out that when you experience something, if you don’t write down your thoughts or really think about that experience at all for a while, you eventually start to have a hard time remembering what your experience was like. This brings us to The Kenwood.…

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FDC visits Cochon 555

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Cochon 555 is a national cooking competition centered around sustainable pig farming. The 555 represents the five chefs, pigs, and wineries involved in the competition. The competition itself is held in 10 cities in the US, with the winning chef earning the right to compete in Aspen for a trip…

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FDC #17: Lyn 65

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There must be some sort of magic created by adding a two digit number to the end of your restaurant name. Rincón 38 provided the whole inspiration for FDC, and our trip to Victory 44 gave us a great meal as well (and bread!). As the numbers increased and definitely had…

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FDC #16: Victory 44

Well, dear readers, we’ve finally made it. While we may have been operating under the guise of a couple of friends who like eating fancy food and writing unsophisticated reviews about it (okay, that’s still exactly who we are), we at Fancy Dinner Club have really been about one thing…

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FDC visits Iron Fork 2014

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Three quarters of FDC (plus Matt’s wife, Kate!) spent an evening at the 9th-ish annual Iron Fork. The concept of Iron Fork will be familiar with those of you who have seen the show Iron Chef, except instead of famous chefs competing they have local Minnesota restaurateurs, instead of Alton…

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