"The wise Huron is welcome," said the Delaware, in the language of the Maquas; "he is come to eat his 'succotash
'*, with his brothers of the lakes."
Carrots and peas, asparagus on toast, the perennial tomatoes and corn and succotash
, lima beans, cabbage--and then--
Taste the bounty at lunch and dinner with dishes such as the tomato and watermelon salad with basil, pistachios and feta lime dressing for $11; the grill-roasted corn on the cob with lemon parsley butter and sea salt for $3; the Summer Berry Pie Baked in a Bag with Homer's vanilla bean ice cream and fresh whipped cream for two for $15; and the Idaho rainbow trout with summer succotash
, corn, fava beans, chickpeas and curry vinaigrette for $23.
Someone makes succotash
from the leftover corn, some tomatoes and bread become a panzanella, and the last of the marionberries get used in a crumble and infused into a whiskey cocktail.
The niche spa concept Well & Being has partnered with a roster of hotels to offer customized healthy culinary menus (from a quinoa energy breakfast with dried apricots, macadamia nuts, honey, coconut oil and edamame succotash
) to fitness classes with personalized nutrition consultations, grocery store checklists, nutrition label lessons and more everyday solutions.
It included a casual ground floor restaurant, Mash Forno, which served pizza, and a fine dining restaurant, Air, on the top floor, where the menu included dishes such as smoked haddock and pearl barley salad with rhubarb, ginger and apple, and rump of lamb with winter chard cannelloni with succotash
and mustard oil.
Indulge in a house-made doughnut ($4) frittata ($14) and crispy succotash
($16), then walk it off on the nearby Magnificent Mile stretch of Michigan Avenue.
I fare better with my main choice of hake that arrived with succotash
that is a food dish consisting primarily of sweet corn with lima beans.
On the day itself, Mario Carbone, a celebrated Italian-American chef from New York, created the menu: whipped up crab with avocado, followed by scampi tortellini, then a choice of honey mustard duckling or prime rib with whipped potatoes, vegetable succotash
and roasted duck fat potatoes on the side.
PER SERVING (1 1/2 cups): calories 140 | total fat 7 g | sat fat 1 g | carbs 19 g | fiber 5 g total sugar 11 g | added sugar Og | protein 4 g | sodium 140 mg Summer Succotash
SERVES 4 1 tsp.
Gammon steaks with sweetcorn succotash
Serves 4, ready in 25 minutes
He served as executive chef at the latter, helping to develop menus and new concepts, including Succotash
, which he opened as chef/owner.