roasted chicken--the best
- Denise S. Jan 22, 1998 08:17 PM
I'm on a roasted chicken kick? What's your favorite?
Right now, I have to vote for Home (Cornelia Street)
How about the roast chicken at Gabriela's, the mexican
place at Amsterdam & 93rd? It's rubbed with garlic,
orange, and annatto (I think), and usually very juicy
and tasty. And cheap!!! $10 for a whole one with two
sides and fresh tortillas. For an extra dollar you can
get a sauce -- perhaps superfluous, but I like the
pipian (here, peanut and chile) anyway.
Maybe not the best, but quite good for the price.
The best roast chicken? If we're talking in the world,
and not just NYC, then the winner hands-down is Chalet
BBQ at Sherbrooke and Girouard in Montreal.
A hole-in-the-wall, sure, but the food! And
Spit-roasted chicken has been a Quebecois speciality
since the 40s, served with fries and sauce (none of
that silly Boston Market pasta salad and corn on the
Other restaurants that bear visiting: Laurier BBQ, St.