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Broccolini is the result of hybridization between a broccoli and gailan, a Chinese broccoli.
It’s gaining traction on menus but is still considered unique. It can be found at independent casual-dining and progressive fast-casual restaurants.
California Pizza Kitchen in Playa Vista, Calif., prepares its California Veggie Pizza with broccolini, eggplant, Cremini mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes, roasted corn, red onions and Mozzarella.
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Broccolini, French beans and broad beans in a fresh salad, dressed with oil and sesame and nigella seeds.