No longer just a staple in Mexican restaurants, the avocado has found a starring role on menus throughout the country as chefs look beyond guacamole to find new ways to showcase the fruit’s rich taste and silky texture.From casual chains to upscale independents, avocados appear in many types of cuisine, including Asian and African, and chefs say they add a lusciousness for which diners pay a premium.Fried avocados create cool offeringChefs’ favorite craze of the moment seems to be fried ...

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