She was the first female head writer at SNL, she is the author of the book Bossypants, the screenwriter of Mean Girls, and the creator of shows like the brilliant 30 Rock, considerably less brilliant The Unbreakable Kimmie Schmidt, and an upcoming comedy “which takes place at a women’s college that has just opened its doors to men for the first time.” On top of that, she is most wanted as the new host of the Daily Show.
Ms. Fey started performing shows with the legendary Chicago improv comedy group The Second City in 1997 and later joined NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live as a writer, eventually becoming head writer and performing on the show until she left in 2006. To date, Ms. Fey has received two Golden Globe Awards, five Screen Actors Guild Awards and eight Emmy Awards. She has two daughter, Alice and Athena, and lives in New York City.
Tina Fey has singled out the kalamata chicken at Chicago’s Athenian Room as her favorite dish in interviews. While I have no access to the the Athenian Room’s recipe, I could certainly track down a recipe for kalamata chicken and adjust it with what I know of the the Athenian Room dish. So here, with no further ado, Ms. Tina Fey’s favorite food:
1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram
3. Rinse chicken halves in cold water and pat dry with paper towels.
9. Place into a preheated 350 degree F oven for 45 minutes.
9. Place the chicken halves on the grill, meat side down. Cover grill and cook for about 50 minutes.
Lemon Herb Sauce
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chopped fresh oregano leaves
1/3 cup chopped fresh thyme
1 1/2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
1 lemon, zested and juiced
1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil