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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Folc

226 E. Olmos Dr. (McCullough Ave.) Send to Phone
210-822-0100
Offering contemporary American cuisine, Folc is still finding its feet; look for it to sprint soon.

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Lunch & Dinner Tues.-Sat., Brunch Sun.
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Folc Restaurant Review

: Folc retains some of the cheeky chic of this strip center space’s most memorable tenant to date, Ciao Lavanderia. But it challenges guests with a menu that's divided into categories labeled "Fowl," "Sea," "Land" and "Earth." Within each, the only way one knows what's considered a starter or a main dish is by price. Initial flashes of conceptual smartness, once stymied by execution and presentation, have seen improvement. A ricotta toast with peas is now skinnied-up for easier eating; the addicting fried sweetbreads with coffee mayo freed from a staging straitjacket. An appetizer portion of marinated hamachi with micro herbs and a fan of Asian pear comes both handsomely plated and deftly seasoned. Pork schnitzel with capers and boiled egg may even suggest the pendulum can swing back too far, but then a duck rubbed with pastrami spices and arriving on a “pumpernickel” schmear appears. We’re not sure about the audience for a $65 dry-aged strip steak with bone marrow but are willing to play along for now. In the meantime, more wines, please.



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