Chicken Fried Steak.
I'm sorry if the concept offends anyone's yankee sensibilities. But tough luck. I'm craving the good stuff. Any ideas? I'll drive as far as Joisey.
rootytooty, I wondered the same thing awhile back. I 'think' I found out that I was restricted to truck stops -- do you know of any in the tristate area?
There is one Southern restaurant in Westchester -- one! -- that I know of, and my beloved chicken fried steak is not on the menu. Heck, I even tried making it myself, to no avail.
I've had it where it was born, and it is to die for. One of my favorite meals in the entire world.
Dare I suggest this, for the recommendation is at a National Chain Restaurant.....
Chili's offers it on their everyday menu, It's the only place I can think of that has it. There are locations in Joisey. The closest ones for you are:
Paramus @ The Garden State Mall
Seacaucus off Route 3
East Rutherford on Route 17 near the Meadowlands,
Coming from the midwest, I understand the appreciation of a good chicken fried steak. I haven't found a midwestern one in the NYC area yet. I have found a NYC version, though, at Bubby's Pie Factory.
The breading's lighter and is more seasoned. I don't think it's served w/ chicken gravy either. Although it's different from what you're looking for, it might suffice.
If you're willing to drive for one, why not just make one at home? It's a lot less work.