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Thistle Hill Tavern is the Brooklyn restaurant from Top Chef alum and kitchenmaster Dale Talde. The casual spot plays up the bounty of local, seasonal ingredients and its menu is packed with stuff you want to eat. Like a great taco salad. Swap lettuce for kale and don't worry about the taco shell (crushed up chips on the bottom add flavor and crunch just fine!).

Thistle Hill Tavern is the cozy Brooklyn restaurant from Top Chef alum and all-around kitchenmaster Dale Talde and his partners (they make up the Three Kings of Brooklyn, as seen in this Food Republic illustrated series). The casual spot plays up the bounty of local, seasonal ingredients, and its menu is packed with stuff you really want to eat. Like a taco salad, but not a terrible taco salad. Swap out lettuce for kale and don’t worry about the taco shell (crushed up chips on the bottom add flavor and crunch just fine!). The point is, make a taco salad.