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Chilaquiles Straight from a Chef’s Home Kitchen

In December, Juan Sánchez, who was then a chef at Made Nice, Eleven Madison Park’s casual sister restaurant, started an Instagram account: @citlali_cocina. After five years in New York, Sánchez had noticed that the city’s Mexican food was mostly confined to the styles of a few regions, including Puebla, in central Mexico, and Oaxaca, in the south. Citlali Cocina would be a small way to highlight the cuisine of his home town, Guadalajara, and a place to collect ideas for the restaurant that he hoped to open someday.

Sánchez gets his corn tortillas from the Bronx and cuts them into postage-stamp-size squares before frying them. His salsa is made with tomatillos and two kinds of chilis.Photograph by Caroline Tompkins for The New Yorker

The first photo he posted was a glamour shot of a quesadilla, a pale corn tortilla topped with thick, melty strands of quesillo, a stretchy cheese, and a leaf of epazote, an aromatic herb, sprinkled with tequesquite, a mineral salt used since the pre-Hispanic era. A video followed: glistening chunks of birria de res, beef marinated in chilis, spices, and herbs, covered in banana leaves, and cooked for four hours.

On Christmas Eve, there appeared a tantalizing image of a bowl piled with a poached egg, coarsely crumbled white cheese, and wispy greens, under which peeked the corners of tortilla chips coated in red salsa. Beside it was a mug containing a dark, glossy beverage. “There’s nothing like waking up to a warm hug of chilaquiles and café de olla,” the caption read. How could Sánchez have known that he was describing his future business model?

Sánchez, who was furloughed from his job as a chef in March, hopes to own his own restaurant someday but, in the meantime, has turned his Greenpoint apartment
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Straight Kitchen Design Idea To Cater Your Space Constraint Needs

The Kitchen being the important part of the house needs very much attention while you design your dream home! The kitchens are designed keeping in mind the available space and requirements of the user. A straight kitchen is a one-wall kitchen layout with counter space on both sides of the cooking range.

Straight modular kitchens are among the most economical layouts which are perfect for homeowners limited by budget and space, it can integrate a minimalist aesthetics while pouring in the décor essence of a gallery shaped or l-shaped kitchen. Straight kitchen designs are also popular in houses that have a second smaller kitchen area for special occasions or irregular purposes.

It is advisable to opt for straight kitchen design ideas if you are constrained to a smaller kitchen space. Also with longer and smaller kitchen straight kitchen ideas are suitable. For homeowners planning on an open kitchen, this layout seems to be the most appropriate choice since it does not require a huge work area and the layout can easily blend into the rest of the décor.

Here are some tips to enhance the functionality of a straight kitchen design:

  • It is suggestive to maintain a proper distance between the sink, hob and place for appliances.
  • Go for double rows of cabinetry to maximize storage space. You can either go for two rows of storage under the counter top or have a lower cabinetry and a hanging cabinetry above the cooking space but on the same wall.
  • For homes which has more space then straight kitchen is not a good choice as it will give an odd feeling.
  • It is highly suggestive to hire interior designer for designing a beautiful area for all your kitchen expectations.
  • Make sure you have a proper way to move in kitchen, just to
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