New Lunch Options Around Town


Farmerbrown fried chicken; photo by DJ Wallstrom.

A couple places have launched lunch service. First is ~FARMERBROWN~, with dishes like broccoli and cheddar soup, a Cobb salad ($10.95), and a variety of sandwiches, like pressed herb-roasted turkey and pimento cheese with smoked paprika mayonnaise on multi-grain toast ($9), a fried catfish or fried chicken po’ boy ($10), and a burger ($10), plus healthier options like The Garden sandwich ($9), with avocado, cucumber, sprouts, shaved red onion, asparagus, and green goddess dressing on toasted baguette (all sandwiches come with choice of potato salad or steak fries). Or you can go for a bigger plate, like meatloaf ($13.95), chicken pot pie ($12.95), and a fried chicken plate ($13.95). Lunch is served Mon-Fri 11am-2pm.

Meanwhile, over in Jackson Square, ~5A5~ just opened for lunch service, Mon-Fri 11:30am-2pm. The menu includes a Kobe burger ($17) with a variety of additional toppings, steaks, salads, plus there’s a “Philet” sandwich ($15) with diced filet mignon, bell pepper, and onion, or a lobster sandwich ($19)—either come with a choice of fries or onion rings. You can read the entire menu here.