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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Cooking with Kim: The story of cod – Food and Dining – Monroe News – Monroe, Michigan

Cod is a mild fish once enjoyed by explorers, adventurers. Kim Domick shares that story and some recipes in her latest food column.

Atlantic cod is often referred to as “the fish that changed the world.”

No other fish was as important to the settlement of the Eastern coast of North America, and no other has brought more wealth to the market as cod. The cod’s story is one of freedom.

As Europeans explored North America looking for passage to Asia, they discovered the abundance of large cod, and began fishing along the coast of what is now New England.

They set up temporary fishing camps, and many stayed on. Early settlers perfected the preserving technique of drying and salting the fish which fueled the trade and business of new colonies.

To be fair, though, preserving techniques were perfected long before North America was explored. Cod — gadus morhua —

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21 Of The Best Food Delivery Boxes For Fine Dining At Home This Valentine’s Day

Eat like the Italians, with this Soho restaurant’s monthly-changing regional food box and allow yourself to be transported from Tuscany to Veneto.

Choose between ‘Campo’ (vegetarian), ‘Maccellaio’ (meat), and ‘Mare’ (sea) three-course menus. In February, boxes will be a hearty fare for one of the coldest months of the year. Expect baked scallops with parmesan, lemon, thyme and pumpkin ‘in saor’ to start, followed by warming mains of Maiale al latte – a signature northern Veneto dish where pork shoulder is cooked long and slow in milk and spices. For the veggies, there’s the restaurant favourite spinach and ricotta malfatti with brown butter and sage. To finish, a generous portion of Tiramisu, a household favourite and a dessert said to have originated in the Venetian city of Treviso.

For Valentine’s Day, their San Valentino feast has you starting in Venice with DIY white peach bellinis, before journeying south to

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Traditional Irish food, tacos and great service at this Michigan’s Best Outdoor Dining spot

HOLLAND, MI – It doesn’t matter how you pronounce it, the owners at The Curragh Traditional Irish Pub just want you to come out to the Lakeshore and have a good time.

“It’s pronounced ‘Cur-ruh’, but we don’t correct anybody,” said Sophia Leongas, who has owned the downtown eatery since 2004.

“We’re just happy they’re here,” said her husband, Dave Jurgensen.

The Curragh finished in second place of our poll for Michigan’s Best Outdoor Dining for Muskegon and the Lakeshore, but it was the only place in Holland nominated by MLive readers.

Even though they didn’t win, they were just happy to be nominated, especially after such a challenging year.

“Last year was tough,” said Leongas, who originally owned J.J. Finnegan’s in Holland. “We were holding our breath. But the summer came through for us. It was a good summer, considering.”

A little excitement is good as Michigan restaurants across

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