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In Season: Spring Peas

In Season: Spring Peas

Apr 24, 2018

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 the below dishes, and #peas come visit soon!

We know, Avocado Toast can be #basic. But, the team at Beatrix isn’t ready to let go of it just yet! For breakfast and brunch, take a bite into their new spring variation of the Avocado & Pea Toast.

Avocado & Pea Toast at Beatrix
Avocado & Pea Toast at Beatrix

Spring may be here, but that doesn’t mean soup has to go anywhere. Chef CJ Jacobson from Ema is dishing out Chilled Spring Pea Soup with mint and fennel pesto, lemon, and pecorino romano.

Ema's Chilled Spring Pea Soup
Ema’s Chilled Spring Pea Soup

Pan Roasted Alaskan Halibut from Shaw’s Crab House in Chicago served with Yukon gold & purple potatoes, English peas and garlic potatoes sauce.

Shaw's Chicago's Pan Roasted Alaskan Halibut
Shaw’s Chicago’s Pan Roasted Alaskan Halibut

New for spring at Antico Posto is the Orecchietti Primavera with fava beans, sweet peas, baby spinach, pecorino and pistachio pesto.

Orecchietti Primavera from Antico Posto
Orecchietti Primavera from Antico Posto

Top off your tapas at Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! with Seared Salmon and a sweet pea salad with salmorreta sauce.

Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! Spring Pea Dish
Seared Salmon and a sweet pea salad with salmorreta sauce from Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!

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
RPM Steak’s Spring Pea Salad

Mon Ami Gabi serves up an Atlantic Salmon with mashed peas, leeks and crème fraîche beurre blanc. Want to up your dinner game with this dish at home? Learn to make this dish at our upcoming spring cooking class in Chicago on April 28. Make your reservation for Mon Ami Gabi Chicago’s Spring cooking class here.

Salmon Dish at Mon Ami Gabi
Spring Salmon Dish at Mon Ami Gabi

Did someone say brioche croutons?! Find them in the Spring Pea Soup with herbed ricotta and extra virgin olive oil at Beatrix.

 

Spring Peas are a big part of the mezze menu at Ema. Try the Pea Tendril Tabbouleh with tomatoes, hazelnuts, bulgur, mint and parsley or the signature Avocado & Sweet Pea Spread at Ema.

Ema's spread sampler with three different types of dips
Ema’s Spread Sampler

Spring peas on our menus (hopefully) means patio season. Here are all of our patios where you can dine al fresco this season. 


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