Chicken’s Triumphant Social Promotion

No longer a plucky topic.

It didn't start with NoMad's $78-dollar bird, but that's certainly a shining example of chicken as the star of the show, rather than a poor man's supper — a trend Josh Ozersky says is not ephemeral (like "pork belly, banh mi sandwiches and chocolate lava cakes") but a tender forever in fine dining. [Time]