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Rack & Soul's Fried Chicken - Looking for a consensus of opinion

Benjamin68 Dec 17, 2006 03:48 PM

I will be in the neighborhood of Rack & Soul later this evening and wanted to know if I should stop by to try the fried chicken. Also, are any of the sides decent? What about the beef ribs? Are they deeply savory or on the sweet side?


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  1. seal RE: Benjamin68 Dec 17, 2006 04:00 PM

    Only been once. Chicken was mediocre at best. Not at all like Charles' in its heyday.

    I'm not running back anytime soon.

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      Dave Feldman RE: Benjamin68 Dec 18, 2006 04:57 AM

      I'd rank it slightly higher than seal, but agree with the third and last sentence, unfortunately.

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        nobody special RE: Dave Feldman Dec 18, 2006 03:09 PM

        Ditto DF's post.

        Better than average, but the fried chicken is, well, Lack 'n Soul. Charlie owns the place so we're forced to hold the chicken here to his own high standards (i.e., Charles's on a good day when he's in the kitchen).

        The ribs are the thing to get at R&S.

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        Benjamin68 RE: Benjamin68 Dec 18, 2006 11:33 AM

        Decided to try the chicken, and it was everything I hoped it would be -- meaty, crunchy, juicy and properly salted. Would definitely recommend it. The baked beans, on the other hand, had too much Worscestshire in them and the lemonade was way too cloyingly sweet.

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