Widespread fraud is sweeping Los Angeles. No, you don't need to tear up your credit cards and call your bank, but you do need to take a second look at what you're calling pumpkin. Are you a #psl-sipping, pumpkin pie-eating lover of all things fall? Then read on, friends.
While all pumpkins are squashes, all squashes are not pumpkins, and restaurants across LA are having a field day with this misnomer. Oh, that's pumpkin ravioli you're eating? Nope, it's probably squash. Pumpkin tempura? Definitely squash. In fact, even pumpkin pie is largely made with squash, as store-bought canned pumpkin puree is often made with a variety of winter squashes, and some of the tastiest "pumpkin" pies are made with butternut squash alone. Here now, squash is finally given its rightful time in the spotlight with a list of 16 of the best squash dishes in the city, in no particular order.Read More