kick it up a notch

Main Entry:  kick it up a notch
Part of Speech:  v phr
Definition:  to make something more exciting, intense, or interesting, as a food dish or a social gathering
Example:  kick it up a notch with fresh garlic
Etymology:  1990s+; fr chef Emeril Lagasse
Usage:  slang
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