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For the love of food AT Flora Field Kitchen

By Vic Vertigo and Derrick Grahn

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Husband and wife Patrick and Gloria Greene grow over ninety varieties of organic fruits and vegetables on Flora Farm, the supplier and location of their new Flora Field Kitchen—a restaurant literally wedged into a vibrant and ecologically balanced organic field in San Jose del Cabo. And lest you think a field is no place for fine dining, Flora Field Kitchen provides an absolutely charming al fresco experience, from flawlessly prepared dishes and delicious drinks to stellar first-class service. Flora Farm also raise their own free-range chicken and pigs. Everything in Los Cabos, and are designed is made fresh here at Flora Field Kitchen, and the ingredients on your to personify the farm-to- table plate were likely picked just scant hours before. Flora Farms also does lifestyle, with prices starting in the all of their own butchering and charcuterie, meaning the disconnect that neighborhood of 550,000 USD. often occurs between what people eat and where it comes from is never Flora’s divine fruits, vegetables, present here. poultry, and pork are also available Flora Field Kitchen offers dinner six nights a week, with each night featuring a different family style meal. This week, “I remember one of our clients Tuesday’s menu is highlighted by farm-style fried chicken, saying “nobody is going to mashed potatoes, biscuits, greens, salad, and dessert. On drive out here,” and he is here Wednesday, one can enjoy several varieties of handmade about three times a week now.” pasta, while Thursday offers an opportunity to feast on their Read the full interview: authentic Neapolitan wood-fired pizzas. Friday and Saturday showcase “Elegant Pig,” a selection of farm-raised roast and at their market, along with a chops served with salad, sides, and dessert. An alternative a la carte menu selection of wood-fire baked is also available nightly, as are breakfast and lunch menus. breads. Whether marketing or Although off the beaten tourist track, Flora Field Kitchen is well dining out, the food experience worth the trip. In addition to their farming and restaurant operations, does not get more authentic they are also offering ten exclusive Culinary Cottages placed around the than this. For that reason, visits organic fields. These two bedroom residences are the first of their kind


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to Flora’s can be a moving experience. It is not unusual to see couples and families roaming the lush grounds and grass lanes after a hearty and healthy repast. This bucolic and organic lifestyle exercises a strong pull, and it comes as no surprise that Gloria has already sold two of their ten Culinary Cottages. Flora Field Kitchen is located in the Las Animas area of San Jose del Cabo, just past Puerto Los Cabos when headed east. They are open Tuesday through Sunday for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch. Reservations are recommended. 044 (624) 3554564.

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