To enjoy Zürsun Idaho Heirloom Beans prepared by some of the best chefs in the country visit the following restaurants.

Restaurants

  • AOC Restaurant
  • 8022 West 3rd St.
  • Los Angeles, CA 90048
  • 323 653-6359
  • aocwinebar.com
  • The salad menu at AOC presents black beluga lentils along side market lettuces and Meyer lemon cream.
  • Café Panini
  • 3375 Koapaka St.
  • Honolulu, HI 96819
  • 808 792-7183
  • cafepanini.info
  • Café Panini specializes in heirloom bean soups, such as: Mulligatawny with red chief lentils; Indian spice black lentil; Harira with Spanish Pardina lentils; and Chorizo, hominy & frijoles de la oya with Spanish Tolosana beans.
  • Campanile Restaurant
  • 624 South La Brea
  • Los Angeles, CA 90036
  • 323 938-1447
  • campanilerestaurant.com
  • Bean side dishes at Campanile include: heirloom bean ragout; beluga lentils with salsa verde; flageolet beans served with bitter greens and black olive tapenade; and white bean and eggplant puree.
  • Clementine Restaurant
  • 1751 Ensley Ave.
  • Los Angeles, CA 90024
  • 310 552-1080
  • clementineonline.com
  • Clementine Restaurant features Zursun beans in an assortment of hearty salads: beluga lentils with flame raisins, mizuna and toasted pepitas; sweet corn with orca, baby limas and cranberry beans; white lima beans with sautéed mustards greens, bacon and fried shallots; and calamari and cannellini beans.
  • Delfina Restaurant
  • 3621 18th St.
  • San Francisco, CA 94110
  • 415 552-4055
  • delfinasf.com
  • The popular antipasti at Delfina are grilled fresh calamari with warm white bean salad.
  • Pizzeria Pacific Heights
  • 2406 California St.
  • San Francisco, CA 94115
  • 415 440-1189
  • pizzeriadelfina.com
  • Both Pizzeria locations (Mission and Pacific Heights) serve Zursun cannellini beans as antipasti with sofrito (sauce of tomato, onion, pepper, garlic and herbs); in soup with escarole; and marinated with Albacore tuna.
  • Lucques
  • 8474 Melrose Ave.
  • West Hollywood, CA 90069
  • 323 655-6277
  • lucques.com
  • Lucques all-American rib fest of Saint Louis-style pork ribs and spicy lamb spare ribs is complimented by slow-cooked heirloom baked beans.
  • Oya
  • 9 East St.
  • Boston, MA 02111
  • 617 654-9900
  • oyarestaurantboston.com
  • Oya's distinctive dinner menu combines Okinawan-style braised pork with Boston baked heirloom rice beans (see: Best Restaurant Dishes of 2007, Food and Wine Magazine).
  • Rancho Pinot Grill
  • 6208 N Scottsdale Rd.
  • Scottsdale, AZ 85253
  • 480 367-8030
  • ranchopinot.com
  • The vegetarian "antipasto" at Rancho Pinot Grill mingles heirloom bean salad with grilled artichoke, seasonal vegetables and crouton with goat cheese. Dinner presents grilled lamb chops on flageolet beans with roasted garlic and preserved lemon.
  • Tavern
  • 11648 San Vicente Blvd.
  • Los Angeles, CA 90049
  • 310 806-6464
  • tavernla.com
  • Dinner at Tavern restaurant marries grilled lamb with white beans and feta salsa verde.
  • Winds Café
  • 215 Xenia Ave.
  • Yellow Springs, OH 45387
  • 937 767-1144
  • windscafe.com
  • Wind's Café serves a cornucopia of bean dishes for brunch and lunch, some memorable combinations include:
    Calypso beans simmered with garlic, saffron, smoked paprika and fresh orange; served with hot rice, steamed greens and a dollop of picada (condiment of ground nuts, bread, sherry and olive oil). 
    Borlotti beans cooked with lemon, tomato, garlic, rosemary, winter squash and cabbage; tossed to order with hot pasta and steamed greens.
    Lima Beans, Turkish-style, with coriander, lemon and tomato, sprinkled with tart crushed sumac and garnished with olives, extra virgin olive oil and crispy fried garlic bits.
    Provence beans stewed with white wine, garlic, and dark leafy cooking greens and herbs de Provence; served with hot rice, a dollop of whipped goat cheese and a spoonful of house-made tapenade.

Catering

  • Cater Marin
  • Mailing Address: 936 B Seventh Street #354, Novato, CA 94945
  • Kitchen Address: 627 Del Ganado Road, San Rafael, CA 94903
  • 415.892.2777
  • catermarin.com
  • Beluga lentil salad with fresh corn, celery, bell peppers and champagne vinaigrette is a specialty of Cater Marin.