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.

9/23 Lunch

 

Hummus & Pita Bake

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus, Green Olives,

Pickled Red Onion, Feta, Arugula, Balsamic Syrup $6

 

 

Smoked Balsamic Salad

Cherry Tomatoes, Bell Peppers, Cucumbers,

Toasted Walnuts, Arugula, Smoked Balsamic Vinaigrette $11

 

 

Sweet Potato “Reuben”

Roasted Sweet Potatoes, German Sauerkraut,

Swiss, Russian Dressing on NY Rye

Served with Fries or Salad $11

 

 

Chicken and Waffles

Vanilla Maple Syrup, Espresso Whipped Cream,

Butter, Powdered Sugar $14

 

 

Short Rib Hash

Slow Braised Short Rib, Roasted Red Potatoes,

Bell Peppers, Roasted Asparagus, Shallots,

Sunnyside Egg, Smoked Ricotta $15