Spring has sprung and with the change in the season, our chefs have beautiful green veggies on their minds including one of our favorite little green guys: Peas! While you may have (haunting) memories from your childhood of being forced to shovel a pile of peas into your mouth before you got dessert, our chefs have elevated the ingredient in a way we’re sure you’ll love this time around.

Check out these spring dishes, and #peas come visit soon!

Aba’s new (and vegan) Green Bean & Sugar Snap Pea dip made with sorrel green curry and roasted cashews.

Aba green bean and snap pea vegan dip

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The team at Beatrix is serving a Spring Pea Soup with herbed ricotta, ciabatta croutons, extra virgin olive oil.

Make a reservation at Beatrix, find the location nearest you.

Spring peas + salty cheese + sweet greens? Sign us up. Find the Spring Pea Salad with little gem and ricotta salata at RPM Steak.

RPM Steak's Spring Pea Salad

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Mon Ami Gabi’s Casareccia Pasta with mashed peas & leeks, burrata cheese, pea shoots

Spring Pea Pastsa at Mon Ami Gabi

Try Mon Ami Gabi’s spring menu, make a reservation at the location nearest you.

Spring Peas are a big part of the mezze menu at Ema. Try the signature Avocado & Sweet Pea Spread at Ema.

Ema's spread sampler with three different types of dips


Ema also debuted an English Pea Soup this season.

English Pea Soup at Ema

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RPM Italian’s Spring Vegetable Risotto made with Acquerello aged carnaroli rice from Italy, earthy maitake mushrooms, spring peas and roasted on-the-vine tomatoes.

RPM Italian's Spring Pea Risotto

Join us at RPM Italian – Chicago, reserve now. Make a reservation at RPM Italian- D.C. 

Quality Crab & Oyster Bah’s Sugar Snap Peas with shiitake mushrooms, bacon, radish and mint

Oyster Bah Spring Pea dish

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Want more spring veggies? Here’s how to eat one of our favorites, artichokes. Plus Mon Ami Gabi’s favorite steamed artichoke recipe.