Need to know the really good places to eat dinner. Staying downtown. No jacket/tie, just great original food -- people-watching, cocktails and good wine list are a plus. Not interested in national chains, i.e. Morton's.
Chicken and dumplings are a notoriously time-consuming enterprise, but the end result is very much worth the effort. However, if you're a time-crunched cook who craves the comforting pleasures of this classic dish, this is the recipe for you.
Lightly charring the lemon slices intensifies their flavor and creates a gorgeous look for this delicious chicken dinner. Be sure to include any of the sweet, tangy liquid the lemons give off in the bowl; it adds incredible depth to the sauce.