Cruciferous Trend

Have you noticed? As of press time, cauliflower is popping up as an entree on restaurant menus all over 417-land, and everybody’s favorite white veggie is getting dolled up for its moment in the sun. Read on to find three local cauliflower dishes that hav

Oct 2015


Roasted Cauliflower

$22 at Osage Restaurant at Top of the Rock (

This cruciferous sweetie gets a boost of flavor when it’s served with bold Romesco sauce after being perfectly roasted. Garlicky spinach and fresh, bright broccoli rabe round out the delicious dish.


Grilled Cauliflower “Steak”

$15 at The Order at Hotel Vandivort (

This entree starts with a big, fat slice of cauliflower and is joined on the plate by a bright heirloom tomato and onion salad. To top it all off, there’s a punch of lemon yogurt and sweet tomato jam.


Cauliflower Steak

$15 at Metropolitan Farmer (

A bit of smoky barbecue flair adds some punch to Metropolitan Farmer’s take on the cauliflower steak. It’s covered in a delicious dry rub. Simple sides bring out the yummy flavors, and the dish comes out with white beans and an apple-cabbage slaw.