Benefits of Radicchio
The varieties of radicchio are named after the Italian regions where they originate: the most ubiquitous variety in the United States is radicchio diChioggia, which is maroon, round, and about the size of a grapefruit. Radicchio is burgundyred with white streaks. Its light when you hold it in your hand and soft to the touch. The price ranges from $36 a pound.