(Source: Photo by Michael Spain Smith. Photo provided by Vedge.)
8. POLE BEANS – VEDGE (Philadelphia)
A number of dishes at Vedge pack the heat, including the spicy ssamjang tofu with edamame puree and roasted miso, as well as the pole beans with kimchee, peanut and cilantro. Though kimchee, a traditional fermented Korean side dish made of vegetables, can be prepared with a variety of seasonings, it generally tends to carry a kick.