Anyone planning on trying the new place by the former sous-chef from Animal, Eduardo Ruiz? Reviewed by Jonathan Gold in last Saturdays Counter Intelligence column in the LA Times: http://www.corazonymiel.com/
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.
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.