The Avocado’s Rise To Fame: Today’s Ultimate Food Icon

BY REBECCA BLANDÓN It’s almost impossible to go a day without running into today’s hottest new food celebrity: the avocado. In all its inner-green glory, the brown-shelled fruit has achieved a sense of cool unprecedented for fruit, but it wasn’t always this way. A basic staple in Latin America since 7000 BC, the avocado was…