Boston chefs have been waiting out the winter for some of their favorite spring ingredients. Now, harbingers like rhubarb, morels and ramps, as well as English peas and plenty of asparagus spears are sprouting up on menus across the city for a bright, green welcome to the warmer months. Peep some of the produce-forward plates below to snag a taste of spring.
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The Quarry welcomes the end of winter with a preview of summer tastes. The native lobster sliders highlight sweet Old Bay seasoned lobster meat on a brioche bun with grilled avocado and Bibb lettuce—go ahead and spring a season ahead.
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