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Squash blossoms are flowering on menus across town

Squash blossoms are popping up all over -- not just in gardens, but in restaurants. At

Beast + Bottle

, they make an unexpected topping for flatbread, and at

Spuntino

they're stuffed with ricotta and fried. The sturdy flowers make an appearance at

Tamayo

, too, as part of the filling for quesadillas made not with tortillas but masa.

See also: Pleasant surprises at Beast + Bottle -- our review

While I wasn't shocked to find them there -- Tamayo is known, after all, for its contemporary take on Mexican cuisine -- I was surprised when the quesadillas actually arrived at the table.

Find out why when my review of Tamayo is posted on westword.com tomorrow.


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