Eat This: Seasonal Chicken Pot Pie at Kenny & Ziggy's
Chicken Pot Pie
Photo by Paula Murphy
Tired of waiting for fall to gorge on cold-weather comfort food? Wait no longer, because indulgence postponed, after all, is indulgence denied. Head to Kenny & Ziggy's, where the air-conditioning is strong and the chicken pot pie is delicious and delivered piping hot to your table. (No joke, BTW, about the welcome high temperature of this dish upon delivery, which makes you wonder why you've tolerated just above room-temperature fare at other establishments...hmm.)
In the minute or two it may take for this pot pie, a veritable Vesuvius of pastry and filling, to cool just slightly, take the opportunity to breathe in the wafting vapors of luscious schmaltz, spices and poultry flesh. Then, tear through the buttery, flaky crust cap to uncover a stew of chopped carrots, celery, onions and white meat made thick with ample amounts of (more) butter and flour.
It has been claimed that this chicken pot pie will "easily feed two very, very hungry people," and while I hate to kvetch, I must say with some amount of pride that consuming one in its entirety is possible and a transcendent experience that will leave you with a satisfied inner glow that will manifest itself physically later in the form of a delicious food coma.
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