Cauliflower is the new kale, and here's where you can get some - Metro US

Cauliflower is the new kale, and here’s where you can get some

Get some bang bang cauliflower at Legal Crossing

Marinated, roasted or pureed, cauliflower is the veg of the moment. Here are our picks for where to grab some.


143 First St., Cambridge

Cambridge institution Helmand serves up plenty of delicious meat and fish dishes, but they’re also ready to serve the vegetarians in the room. Try the kourma challow, which features cauliflower mixed with green beans, carrots and potato in a savory onion, tomato, garlic, ginger and cilantro base.

The Dining Car

Various locations

Get ready to chase this food truck down: In addition to their usual sandwiches, they also offer a crispy cauliflower dish, where your new favorite veggie is lightly fried and comes with a side of curry aioli. And it’s even gluten free!

Legal Crossing

558 Washington St.

Legal is going all in on the cauliflower trend: Not only do they have a cauliflower risotto to accompany their everything tuna dish, you can also get a shareable plate of their “bang bang cauliflower,” which is a tempura cauliflower mixed with kung pao sauce.

River Bar

661 Assembly Row, Somerville

If you’re anything like us, the words “pot pie” on a menu tend to grab your attention. Instead of the usual chicken, River Bar is going vegetarian with theirs, which has leeks, a cauliflower puree and a few other seasonal vegetables, all topped with a puff pastry lid.


1704 Washington St., Boston

If you’re a big tapas fan, try heading to Toro, where you can get all the Spanish charcuterie you’ve always dreamed of, and still get a tasty cauliflower dish to accompany it. Try the Escabeche de Coliflor, which is a marinated cauliflower accompanied by cilantro, resno chiles and some red onion.

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