Squash blossoms are popping up all over -- not just in gardens, but in restaurants. AtBeast + Bottle
, they make an unexpected topping for flatbread, and atSpuntino
they're stuffed with ricotta and fried. The sturdy flowers make an appearance atTamayo
, 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.
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Find out why when my review of Tamayo is posted on westword.com tomorrow.