Local Flavor: Awesome Avocado Dishes in LA

Food Network’s new original Web series Local Flavor follows a city’s local ingredient to three restaurants that prepare it three different ways. In Los Angeles, it’s all about the avocado.
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Get to know the local flavor of Los Angeles with the rich and flavorful Hass avocado. These green gems are made into fries, slathered on toast and pureed into a cocktail.

Avocados are having a moment right now in all corners of the country, but nowhere are they more prevalent or more delicious than in Southern California. Food Network’s new original Web series Local Flavor follows a city’s local ingredient to three restaurants that prepare it three different ways. In Los Angeles, it’s all about the avocado. Start with avocado fries at 3 Square Café, check out one of the best avocado toasts in the business at Superba Food & Bread, and sip an Avocado Project cocktail at Picca Peru. Play the video above for the ultimate LA avocado tour.

Not near LA? We’ve got all the recipes to give you a taste of this Local Flavor at home.

Watch more episodes of Local Flavor and let us know in the comments: What’s the best local ingredient in your neck of the woods?

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