Restaurants are giving a warm welcome to Fall with dishes and drinks that feature the pomegranate. Praised for its beneficial antioxidants, this richly colored fruit adds a healthy dose of tart and tangy flavor to appetizers, entrées, cocktails and desserts. Check out restaurants that are taking advantage of the season with creative dishes highlighting all that this “superfruit” has to offer.

Zatar Restaurant
Berkeley, California
Pomegranate Pecan Salad: Organic Lettuces, Goat Cheese, Caramelized Pecans with Cardamom & Pomegranate Dressing; $7.75

Layalina Restaurant
Arlington, Virginia
Pomegranate Hommos: Chickpea puree with tahini sauce, garlic, lemon juice and sprinkled with pomegranate juice; $6.95

Khyber Pass
New York, New York
Fesenjan sweet and sour tender pieces of boneless chicken, flavored with walnuts and pomegranate juice, served with white basmati rice; $11.95

New York, New York
Short Ribs with celery root puree, pomegranate chile de ancho glaze; $26

Moro Restaurant
Wilmington, Delaware
Red Wine Braised Duck Leg Risotto w/ chives, hazelnuts and pomegranate reduction; $28

Basa Restaurant
Louisville, Kentucky
Fried plantain served over pecan gelato, pomegranate gastrique, and caramel sauce; $8

New York, New York
Pomegranate guacamole sorbet; $7

Red Restaurant & Bar
Santa Cruz, California
The 515 cocktail: Pomegranate infused tequila and liqueur, corazon anejo, cointreau, fresh lime, and our house-made simple syrup; $7.75


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