MK Restaurant, which celebrated its 15th anniversary in November, is best known for its posh six-course dinners with wine pairings. But with its revamped lounge, the restaurant is looking to attract diners seeking a more casual and less pricey meal. That can mean ordering a la carte or trying their family-style Sunday Supper, a three-course comfort food feast for $30 per person. The gorgeous lounge features half-booths in orange and black hues and small candlelit tables. Both the black angular bar and big rounded booth tucked in the corner are decorated with flowers, but if you’re more interested in people watching, the lounge provides a view of the comings and goings of … Read more
Zucchini, zucchini, zucchini wherefore art thou zucchini? I love zucchini uncooked, grilled and fried. It will soon be in abundance, and I am always trying to figure out how to make it differently. I recently traveled to Europe, and one of the stops was Italy. My most favorite vegetable (yes, it’s a fruit, but we’re all used to saying veggie, so I’m sticking to calling it a vegetable!) to eat there is fried zucchini and fried zucchini flowers. While we’re not in Italy, I will transport you there with some of my favorite ways to eat this delicious vegetable. Note: This recipe will work with lots of other vegetables, such as Jerusalem artichoke, … Read more
I have made several chicken pot pie recipes. But by combining a few of the recipes I’ve tried, I have created something so indulgent, decadent and EASY that this recipe has become my most requested. Oh, and forget about making the dough on top because I am not a great baker… so I have a better idea. Ingredients: 3 whole chicken breasts, bone-in, skin on 3 Tbsp. olive oil 1 store bought pie crust kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 5 cups chicken stock, preferably homemade 2 chicken bouillon cubes 12 Tbsp. (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter 2 cups yellow onions, chopped (2 onions) 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup heavy cream 2 cups medium-diced carrots, blanched for two … Read more
She is fun, fabulous and fierce. She is chic, intelligent and in-the-know. But most of all, the Cheeky chick is the kind of woman who embraces, admires, respects, smiles at and opens her heart to other fabulous chicks. Now THAT'S Cheeky, darling!