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Flavor of the Week: Sunchoke brings elegance to menus

Under-the-radar ingredient is a fine-dining darling

The sunchoke is a nutty-flavored root vegetable that is often pureed into soups, but has enough versatility to find other places on menus as well. Sunchoke is most frequently seen at fine-dining restaurants. Although it’s only found on 1 percent of U.S. menus, it has experienced 68-percent growth over the past four years.

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