Brett McKee has put his Facebook friends to work for him.
The co-owner and executive chef of Oak Steakhouse in Charleston, S.C., asked the roughly 5,000 people who follow his online social network to send him family recipes.
He received more than 200 suggestions in a single night. He tweaked the best of them and came up with the first menu for 17 North Roadside Kitchen, on Route 17 in nearby Mount Pleasant, S.C.
“I’m trying to force people to go back in time a little bit and