Kale

Green and verdant as springtime, it’s no surprise that kale is popping up on many restaurant menus right now. Whether served raw in a salad, fried like a chip or braised alongside something meaty, diners can’t get enough of this uber-healthy green.

The Forge
Miami Beach, FL
Kale and Spaghetti with slivered garlic, poached egg, Parmesan; $21

Whitman’s
New York, NY
Crack Kale; $4

Feast
Tuscon, AZ
Roasted Sweet Potatoes with fresh corn, sautéed kale and poblano chili cream sauce; $5.50

Vie
Western Springs, IL
Mint Creek Farm Veal Boudin Blanc, slow cooked tuscan kale, roasted hakuri turnips, pickled tomato and horseradish vinaigrette; $14

Blackbird
Chicago, IL
Octopus Confit with celery root, crispy tuscan kale, caviar and red navel orange; $15

Art and Soul
Washington D.C.
Cured Pork Braised Kale; $4

Fellini Restaurant
Berkeley, CA
Layered Turkey Stew and Mashed Potatoes, Gruyere Cheese Gratinee, Braised Kale; $14.50

Northern Spy Food Co.
New York, NY
Kale Salad with clothbound cheddar, delicata squash, toasted almonds, lemon dressing, pecorino; $11

Husk Restaurant
Charleston, SC
Benton’s Bacon Braised JI Mustard Greens and Kale; $7

Today's top stories

1
A court has cleared the way for New York City health officials to start fining local chain restaurants $200 for failing to flag high-sodium items on their menus with a warning icon. Enforcement of...
2
Taco Bell says it’s prepared to give away free tacos nationwide as part of a new promotion tied to next month’s NBA Finals. With the chain’s “Steal a Game, Steal a Taco” promotion, Taco Bell...
3
As restaurants increasingly become go-to social destinations for consumers, especially younger consumers, operators are turning to creative forms of “eatertainment” to drive traffic and stand out...
4
Wendy’s has completed its previously announced change in leadership with Todd Penegor’s assumption today of the CEO title from Emil Brolick, who is retiring after turning around the burger chain...
5
Ah, graduation season! You are right to be concerned about controlling who is served at a party that includes minors. Not doing so could hold you liable and you could risk losing your liquor license...
6
Trends in breakfast? The morning meal is just eggs and bacon or toast and a cup of coffee, right? Not anymore. For today’s operators, success during breakfast means rising above today’s competitive...
7
Kahala Brands, franchisor of Cold Stone Creamery, Blimpie, Pinkberry and a number of other quick-service restaurant concepts, has agreed to be acquired for about $301 million by MTY Food Group, a...
8
Subway ’s sales and marketing difficulties haven’t turned off customers, with the chain bested only by Chick-fil-A in a new consumer rating of 19 restaurant chains by the overall experience they...
9
The attorney general of New York filed a lawsuit today against Domino’s and three of its franchisees for allegedly using the chain’s POS system to undercalculate employees’ wages. The alleged...
10
When it comes to seafood, sometimes there’s nothing better than frozen. If this sounds peculiar, think again. Frozen seafood has a lot going for it. Although the term “fresh” has connotations of...