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Flowers Pot

G Wiv | May 16, 2003 09:43 AM

Flowers Pot may be the most uneven restaurant I will still walk into, one time excellent, then just so-so. Last time out Flower's Pot moved past so-so and was verging on you've got to be kidding me. My order of oxtail, which has in the past been excellent, was a stringy mess of just about to turn meat layered with shard ridden bones and covered with an inch of luke warm grease. The accompaniments were half of cold fried plantain and room temperature rice and beans.

The only saving grace was the fresh from the fryer Panades, which are deep fried corn pasty filled with a 'pinch' of fish. This is served with a vinegary cabbage/habanero condiment that is quite similar to the Salvadorian curtido served alongside pupusas.

Slow as a snail service, uneven food quality, but when they are on, they on. Best dish I have had at Flowers Pot was was an incredible whole fried Red Snapper in a habanero laced brown sauce, really excellent.

Enjoy,
Gary

Flowers Pot
7328 N Clark
Chicago IL. 60626
773-761-4388

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