This Is the Best Avocado Dish in L.A. That Isn’t Guacamole

Or toast

Many a talented chef has toyed with Persea americana, but Kevin Meehan’s charred avocado at Kali is a whole other level of good, adding notes of sweet and sour to the fruit’s creamy richness. A halved avocado is brushed with a stroke of avocado honey before the flash of fire, then sprinkled with a black garlic ash that enlivens the tropical opulence. A pistachio gremolata and bed of baby greens — picked in a nearby lot — provide a welcome sharpness.

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