Rhubarb Take Two

Say “rhubarb” and most people automatically think “strawberries and pie.”  Not at these restaurants. As the rhubarb season comes to an end, their menus are showcasing the versatility of this colorful vegetable in savory dishes, drinks, and more.

Aureole
Las Vegas, NV
Warm Cypress Goat Cheese Tartine on an herb baguette served with baby arugula salad and rhubarb marmalade (part of $75 prix fixe)

Red Tavern
Chico, CA
Liberty Farm Duck Legs with Ginger, cous-cous with almonds, dried fruit, rhubarb chutney and braised endive; $21

Café Juanita
p>Kirkland, WA
Rhubarb Bellini with Lardo Crostino; $13
Seared Foie Gras with Rhubarb, Candied Ginger and Cocoa nibs; $20

Jardiniere
San Francisco, CA
Liberty Farms Duck Breast, Candied Rhubarb and Wild Fennel Honey; $36

Lucia’s Restaurant
Minneapolis, MN
Farmers’ Salad with Bent River Camembert, Spring Vegetables, and Rhubarb Vinaigrette; $9.95

Veritas
New York, NY
Seared Foie Gras with rhubarb, spring onion and apple compote, savory elderberry emulsion; $16

Frontera Grill
Chicago, IL
Rhubarb-Rye Margarita made with fresh rhubarb, Koval locally distilled rye whiskey, lime juice and tangy tea of crimson Jamaica flowers; $10

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