The Best Grapefruit Dishes in L.A.

Citrus is a fruit often associated with Christmas, but the growing season lasts all winter long in many areas, and as such, February has been deemed National Grapefruit Month.

Though the fruits are delicious plain - or, you know, broiled with a ton of brown sugar - they are also excellent ingredients in salads and dessert and with main. Here are some of our favorite grapefruit dishes around the city. Where have you enjoyed the best grapefruit? Tell us in the comments!

Blueberry soup, carbonated grapefruit and vanilla panna cotta from Wolvesden Underground Dinning. Image by Flickr user djjewelz.

Oro Blanco Grapefruit Salad at Osteria Mozza. Image by Flickr user Muy Yum.

Grapefruit Basil Cocktail from Fig Restaurant. Image by Flickr user Muy Yum.

Grapefruit jelly, berries, papaya at Urusawa. Image by Flickr user josewolff.

Duck breast with pink grapegruits and carrots from Ludo Bites. Image by Flickr user liquoredonlife.

A Beer and a Ball at Playa Restaurant. Image by Flickr user Caroline on Crack.

Grapefruit Cake from Valerie Confections.

Arugula and grapefruit salad from The Bazaar. Image by Kevin Eats.

Caramel souffle, blanco grapefruit, and fleur de sel ice cream from Ludo Bites. Image by Kevin Eats.

Homemade tangerine-grapefruit marmalade. Image by Cottage Industry.

Grapefruit sorbet, red bell pepper coulis, candied pistachios "praline" from Pheast Underground Dining. Image by Darin Dines.

Grapefruit farmers at Bautista Creek Local Produce. Image from their Facebook page.



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Katherine's role as the Living editor at KCET.org keeps her running from farms to markets to restaurants to pop-up swaps all over SoCal. She's been living in and writing about this area for over a decade.
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