Farmhouse Kitchen - Jack London Square


Recently opened in the space where Jack’s Oyster Bar used to be. Same owner as Daughter Thai in Montclair and Farmhouse Kitchen in SF but a more interesting menu than either. Was there by myself and ate at the bar, pretty comfortable. Good service.

Papaya salad ($12 + $2 for fermented fish and salted crab) was very good. Not very spicy by my standards.

Kang kua prawns ($22.50). Quite good. Bigger portion than it might look like in the photo.

Crab fried rice ($26.25), delicious. Again a bigger portion than you might think from the photo. I didn’t find the broth very interesting.

That would have been plenty of food for two people. I’m looking forward to going back on a warm afternoon with a group to try more things and enjoy the outdoor seating.


Thanks @robert. What made that rice turn blue? :open_mouth:


Butterfly-pea flower. It’s an edible flower that grows on a vine in Thailand. Usually made into a bright-blue tea. Doesn’t taste like much, sort of like green tea. Our local Thai place serves blue rice but it kind of freaks me out so I ask for the regular kind.