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gtmajors Jan 22, 2008 07:28 PM

the last great fried chicken i had was at blue smoke on 27th st in nyc
i thought Juniors was good but that was at lease 4 years ago
please no kfc (downer chicken) type joints. bay ridge a plus!
thanx gt

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    jacobdev RE: gtmajors Jan 22, 2008 08:26 PM

    Sidecar on 5th Ave. between 15th and 16th has really good fried chicken.

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      gtmajors RE: jacobdev Jan 26, 2008 08:00 PM

      tried it early on, it was over cooked & dry.
      the dr tucker cocktail was excellet

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      myclawyer RE: gtmajors Jan 23, 2008 11:38 AM

      Best fried chicken I've ever had was at Bubby's in Tribeca...but hey, they have a location in DUMBO! The chicken is brined for 24 hours. Don't get the Chicken Fried Chicken...get the Buttermilk Soaked Fried Half Chicken. It's worth it!

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        myclawyer RE: myclawyer Jan 23, 2008 12:28 PM

        Oh, and lest I forget...the Michigan Sour Cherry Pie is the best tasting pie I've ever had. I know of no other place that sells sour cherry pie.

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        Fleur RE: gtmajors Jan 23, 2008 11:19 PM

        Henry's End has outstanding Fried Chicken.

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          Steve R RE: Fleur Jan 27, 2008 08:49 AM

          Went and had it (for the millionth time) two nights ago (Friday). Believe it...it is excellent.

        2. Robotron RE: gtmajors Jan 24, 2008 05:37 AM

          Don't forget to try some of the Korean fried chicken shops. Search previous topics for discussions.

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            howster RE: gtmajors Jan 30, 2008 09:12 AM

            Try Amy Ruths in Harlem (soul food) best fried chicken & waffles going

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              offtheeatenpath RE: howster Jan 30, 2008 10:56 AM

              A branch of Amy Ruth's is opening in the old Gage & Tollner space downtown on Valentine's day.

              I haven't had any recent experiences, but I remember Blue Ribbon makes great fried chicken and it being pricey.

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