This spring vegetable is usually treated like a fruit, relegated to the dessert menu for use in a pie or tart. Now restaurants are expanding rhubarb's role as a versatile vegetable that pairs as nicely with meat as it does with strawberries.
PB&J Dessert Idea
Matthew Rice, pastry chef at Girl & the Goat, celebrity chef and co-owner Stephanie Izard’s inventive small-plates concept in Chicago, knows that customers like a mix of flavors, textures and temperatures in plated desserts and gives us a sneak peek at his creative late-summer menu addition.
Given the staggering increase in year-over-year sales, one might expect there to be a corresponding uptick of mentions of chocolate hazelnut spread on menus, but in fact the number of menus that mention chocolate hazelnut spread has remained right around 2 percent of all menus for the past year and a half.