2021 Best Fried Chicken Spots in the U.S.A.
Top 10 Fried Chicken Restaurants
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 or be prepared by an on-site butcher.
From Thomas Keller's inimitable ad hoc fried chicken to jalapeño-buttermilk marinated birds, these are GAYOT's Top 10 Fried Chicken Restaurants in the U.S., presented in alphabetical order.
The Colonnade was founded in 1927 and since then has secured its spot as an Atlanta classic, attracting a raft of regulars and requiring one to arrive early or expect to wait for a table. The fried chicken is lightly dusted with seasoned flour, and always cooked on the bone for flavor and juiciness. See More