The pink lettuce is a chicory, traditionally grown across Italy, but there are a few places in California and Pennsylvania that are growing crops of their own. You might be lucky enough to catch a bunch or two at a restaurant that’s up on the new trends.
If you’re like me, you can join me in watching it spread across Instagram — an idea I’m perfectly fine with. I have a hard enough time getting my family to eat salad made from greens. A pink version might get me banned from the kitchen.