Fine dining chef Eric Huang pivots to making fried chicken in Queens so good it has 6-week wait

FRESH MEADOWS, Queens (WABC) — As many people and businesses have had to pivot during the pandemic, a gourmet chef in NYC has found success with fried chicken. In fact, it’s become so popular you can only order it online and only if you know the secret code.

“People just really want to eat something great and have it conveniently delivered,” said Eric Huang, chef, and owner of Pecking House.

It sounds great, but fried chicken was never the plan for this former fine-dining chef.

Huang spent 10 years cooking in some of New York’s most exclusive restaurants, including Eleven Madison Park, which was voted best in the world four years ago.

He left last January with ill-fated hopes of running his own high-end kitchen.

“I was like, I want to be a Michelin star chef and that’s what I worked toward for 10 years, and then obviously

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Gordon Ramsay’s Chef Blast App Review [for Android & IOS]

Match your way to culinary success AND unlock exclusive recipes with Gordon Ramsay’s Chef Blast, Outplay Entertainment’s brand-new free puzzle game for Android and iOS. Check out my full review to learn more!

Match your way to culinary success AND unlock exclusive recipes with Gordon Ramsay's Chef Blast, Outplay Entertainment's brand-new free puzzle game for Android and iOS. Check out my full review to learn more!

*I partnered with Outplay to share the news about the brand-new Gordon Ramsay’s Chef Blast matching game. All opinions are my own.

Gordon Ramsay’s Chef Blast Review (for iOS & Android)

Whether you’re a huge Gordon Ramsay fan, a “match -X” puzzle lover or both, Outplay Entertainment has the perfect game for you. Gordon Ramsay’s Chef Blast is out now for both Android and iOS mobile devices.

We’ll check out some basics, then we’ll see what makes it stand out from other matching games. Let’s dig in (pun totally intended). Check out the trailer video below, then keep reading for more details.

App Features & Basics

On the surface, Gordon Ramsay’s Chef Blast is very

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IIHM Connects 50 Countries, 24 Time Zones in Opening Ceremony of World’s Biggest International Young Chef Olympiad

The YCO 2021 virtual webcast is completely being controlled from the IIHM Kolkata Global Campus in Salt Lake. This technically advanced and equipped campus has been made into the headquarter of the culinary heats this year with the entire technical team geared up and ready to support this massive event through a complex system of web connectivity through seven days. The Opening Ceremony kicked off from the YCO Global Studio at the Global Campus from where the YCO participants, mentors, judges, students and all well-wishers in 50 countries, across 24 time zones and six continents connected on the same platform at the same time.

The Opening Ceremony commenced with the introduction of the countries participating with their young chef and mentor representatives. In view of the pandemic situation across the world, the participation is much less as most countries that are still under the influence of the Covid-19 virus and

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A New Restaurant From Chef Todd Richards Replaces Hazel Jane’s on the Beltline

A new restaurant from Lake & Oak Neighborhood BBQ owners Todd Richards and Joshua Lee called Kuro replaces Hazel Jane’s wine bar this spring at the Edge complex along the Eastside Beltline trail. Hazel Jane’s closed last September after less than a year. The closure was partially due to the financial troubles stemming from the ongoing health crisis.



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Located next to chef Kevin Gillespie’s restaurant Cold Beer, Kuro will focus on seafood and serve a mix of Japanese fare and ingredients fused with Soul food dishes. Both chefs say they have great “respect” for Japanese cuisine and experience with recipe development and the cooking of Japanese foods.

Once open, the menu for Kuro plans to offer seafood dishes and a makimono sushi experience with Soul food dishes incorporating Japanese ingredients and techniques. Dishes likely to make the menu include a vadouvan-spiced cauliflower steak and

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