The Federal

Celebrating 10 Years In Durham’s Historic Brightleaf District

The Federal first opened in March of 2004, after three guys got together and saw a need for a solid neighborhood bar that celebrated Durham. But not just any neighborhood bar, one that served simple but fantastic food, that would exceed expectations. And with this good food came good beer – 14 micros from around the country and a solid bottle selection.

3/17 Dinner

Specials

 

 

Chicken Wings (8)

Chipotle Barbeque, Buffalo, or Sweet Chili Hoisin

With Blue Cheese Dip $9

 

 

Gorgonzola

Italian Gorgonzola, Arugula, Pickled Red Onions,

Pine Nuts, Balsamic Syrup, Baked Pita $9

 

 

Sweet Corn Salad

Roasted Sweet Corn, Bell Peppers, Cherry Tomatoes,

Red Onion, Goat Cheese, Toasted Almonds,

Arugula, Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette $10

 

 

Bacon Melt

Hickory Smoked Bacon, French Brie,

Avocado, Sun Dried Tomato Pesto Aioli on Sourdough

Served with Fries or Salad $11

 

 

Curry Chicken

Curry Fried Chicken, Smoked Gouda Mac N’ Cheese,

Pickled Red Onions, Rainbow Chard,

Maitake Mushroom Gravy $13

 

 

Steamed Mussels Frites

Spanish Chorizo, Shallots, Garlic, Sherry,

Roasted Tomato Broth, Fed Frites $14