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Kennison chef shows deft hand with veggies (don't miss his pastrami-spiced carrots)

The Kennison, which opened in the Hotel Lincoln space that once housed Perennial Virant, does not have the polish of its predecessor, nor does it seem to want it. Named for a gentleman with a knack for embellishing his personal history (more on that later), The Kennison, a joint venture between...
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