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2014 Top 10 Fried Chicken Spots in the U.S.

The Bird's the Word

Hot Chicken as served at The Hart & the Hunter, one of the Top 10 Fried Chicken Spots in the U.S.

Best Fried Chicken in America

While fried chicken has long had its roots buried deep in the culinary traditions of the South, more and more restaurants nationwide have come to embrace the down-home dish. Once known only as a cheap, often greasy picnic staple, today's fried chicken is just as likely to carry the spices of the Hawaiian islands, be prepared by an on-site butcher and cost more than a cheap steak. From Thomas Keller's inimitable ad hoc fried chicken to buttermilk wings made in a Williamsburg kitchen, these are GAYOT's Top 10 Fried Chicken Spots in the U.S.

 


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