Sometimes, it's all in the presentation. Even the simplest of meals can look elegant and extravagant when they are served with spectacular presentation. Chicken salad lettuce cups are a perfect example.
I made a batch of the chicken salad that I have been making for years. Delicious but not out of the ordinary.
I spooned my chicken salad into bibb lettuce leaves arranged on a white serving platter.
There you have it, ordinary chicken salad turned extraordinary.