The Algonquin’s Blue Bar would be remiss if it didn’t serve a cocktail named after Dottie. The Blue Bar takes its name from its blue lighting, a recommendation by actor John Barrymore.
Aside from its comfort and restorative potential, it’s also just plain ol’ delicious.
Top these beautiful cakes with Vanessa Seder’s Faux Aioli.
This quick soup, one of Chris’s go-tos on a snowy day, uses a genius shortcut ingredient: tomato sauce, but a few plum tomatoes keep the flavor fresh. Chris’s favorite mini pasta, ditalini, adds the umph to make it a meal.
Slow-cooking a “roast” chicken yields moist, juicy meat but flabby skin—the easy fix is to run the carved chicken under the broiler to crisp the skin before serving. The miso-honey mixture that’s drizzled on before broiling helps the skin get deep caramelization, and it also reinforces the salty-sweet miso flavor you added in the beginning, which will have mellowed.