Is Kale Overrated? Chefs Weigh In on the Most Overhyped and Underrated Veggies

Do portobello mushrooms, beets and black truffles get too much love too? Find out which veggies have chefs all up in arms

Kale is everywhere these days for a reason: It's healthy, and it's in season, and people love it. Or do they? Well, apparently some of the most prominent chefs in the U.S. are totally over it. Same with beets, and broccoli, and even lettuce. Depending on which chef you ask, sunchokes are either overrated or underrated. And ramps? Those garlicky greens, which have packs of food-lovers going into fits of ecstasy for a few weeks every spring, drive some chefs up the wall too. Intrigued by the controversy? Read on.

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