L.A.-based chef Ben Ford puts his own spin on the standard avocado toast by grilling the avocados before mashing them. He spoons them over some garlicky grilled slices of whole-wheat bread and tops them with very thinly sliced snap peas, morel mushrooms and a sprinkle of roasted hazelnuts.
Tajarin: The thin, rich pasta of Piemonte Tajarin's golden strands fuel sightseeing in the northern Italian region http://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/food/sc-food-0117-tajarin-pasta-20140118-story.html
Bagna Cauda toasts with radicchio, garlic lemon anchovy dressing, celery, and avocado (skip boiled egg). Unlike the directions, layer the avocado on before the dressed radicchio celery mix. This will keep the presentation pretty!