Fried Chicken Paradise

Indulge in a bucketful of crispy, finger lickin', fried chicken goodness! Sample fiery Memphis hot chicken, a wild red-velvet-battered bird and the original Kentucky fried classic!

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400 Degrees Hot Chicken

Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery: Across town from Prince’s Hot Chicken Shack is 400 Degrees Hot Chicken, where owner Aqui Simpson is a seasoned vet of this unique incendiary treat.

319 Peabody St
Nashville, TN 37210

 
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American Cupcake

American Cupcake calls itself the “world’s first carnival lounge,” serving up creations like Red Velvet Fried Chicken -- 3 pieces of savory chicken soaked in red velvet cake batter, then deep-fried in the restaurant’s red velvet breading.

1919 Union St
San Francisco, CA 94123

 
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Bon-Ton Mini Mart

Don’t be fooled by the humble appearance of this tiny chicken shack in Henderson, KY. Taking your first bite of Bon-Ton fried chicken is often described as a life-changing experience.

2036 Madison St
Henderson, KY 42420

 
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Claudia Sanders Dinner House

Kentucky is the state that put fried chicken on the map, and at Claudia Sanders we find the very best battered bird with the first family of fried chicken: the Sanders -- as in Colonel Sanders.

3202 Shelbyville Rd, US 60
Shelbyville, KY 40065



 
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Dinah's Family Restaurant

Opened in 1959, Dinah’s is still family owned and operated. The restaurant’s secret recipe for its famous fried chicken is still kept under lock and key.

6521 Sepulveda Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90045

 
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Jacques-Imo’s Cafe

It’s not just the amazing fried chicken that draws in the crowds here -- many come to enjoy the raucous atmosphere and the company of the quirky chef and owner Jacques Leonardi, who’s a party all by himself!

8324 Oak St
New Orleans, LA 70118


 
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Pine State Biscuits

This mix of old-style Southern goodness and modern restaurant professionalism started as a small stand at a Portland farmers’ market and has since exploded into an always-crowded hot spot for the local hipster crowd.

2204 NE Alberta
Portland, OR 97211

 
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Prince's Hot Chicken Shack

If you think Cajun fried chicken is hot, wait until you see what Prince’s Hot Chicken Shack in Tennessee has done to this delicious crunchy dish!

123 Ewing Dr
Nashville, TN 37207

 
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Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles

The secret fried chicken recipe is spicy, salty, and you can order it from 8 a.m. until 4 a.m. Friday and Saturday. Also sample Roscoe’s delicious greens, mac and cheese, cornbread, and red beans and rice.

1518 N Gower St
Los Angeles, CA 90028

 

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