According to U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates, Americans consumed 464 pounds of vegetables and melons per capita last year. That figure represents a 2% increase over 1999 consumption figures. And with all that vegetable-eating, it’s no surprise that restaurants around the country are choosing to focus on vegetables in various creative ways. At Caliterra in Chicago, chef John Coletta is featuring an heirloom tomato menu during August, with specialties that incorporate tomato ...
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