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Rotisserie Chicken-where to find best take out in Ft Laud.

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herb flyer Aug 19, 2008 07:25 AM

Recently moved to Ft Lauderdale from New York area and have discovered some new and interesting places from Boca down to South Beach. More on that later but other then Whole Foods (which is pretty decent rotisserie chicken , but lacking on sides IMHO, where else do you guys recommend?

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    Sobe4u RE: herb flyer Aug 19, 2008 07:42 AM

    I don't know if you are considering restaurants but I think the best takeout Rotisserie Chicken is probably from Houston's -- either in Pompano or Aventura (North Miami). Its always really good, one of my favorites.

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      meb903 RE: herb flyer Aug 19, 2008 08:01 AM

      we like costco's rostisserie chicken. my sister says that publix's chicken is pretty good, but i have never had it.

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        Lu612 RE: herb flyer Aug 19, 2008 08:05 AM

        Sam's and Costco rotisserie chickens can't be beat they are huge and for under 5 bucks add a great salad and a veggie or starch and you will have leftovers for sandwiches, salads etc.

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          The Chowfather AKA sobe RE: herb flyer Aug 19, 2008 08:57 AM

          No brainer if you are willing to head a little south- Goyo El Pollo located on Tyler St (1 block north of Hollywood Blvd) in downtown Hollywood. Peruvian place that serves great rotiserrie chicken. Get the ceviche too - outstanding.

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            Nick RE: The Chowfather AKA sobe Aug 19, 2008 07:09 PM

            I agree. Try Goyo El Pollo. The chicken is quite good, as is the fried rice and the yuca huancaina (sp?).

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            makymark02 RE: herb flyer Aug 19, 2008 09:55 AM

            Try La Granja Restaurant they have many locations and the sides are all good

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              johnmlinn RE: makymark02 Aug 20, 2008 11:05 AM

              La Granja is totally the place to go. Get their excellent yucca and a bunch of sauces to go with - they have all kinds, from spicy peruvian pepper sauce to garlic sauce to a curry-like aioli

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              herb flyer RE: herb flyer Aug 20, 2008 04:30 PM

              Thanks very much all. Looks like La Granja and Goya Pollo are worth trying as well as Sams and Costco but the big box stores are not that close to Las Olas. , where i am located.

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                chefschickie RE: herb flyer Aug 20, 2008 07:05 PM

                Also try the Publix ones, they're pretty good, never had a dry one and the ones I've had were well seasoned...

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                  Nick RE: chefschickie Aug 21, 2008 08:33 AM

                  I've definitely gotten some dry chickens from Publix, but overall I think they're decent.

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                    mountdorahound RE: Nick Aug 22, 2008 11:20 AM

                    My personal favorite is la brasa on university across from the mall! Other good stuff as well. How bout a condiment bar? how bout squeeze bottles fo chimichuri on every table? YUM!

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                      Jenaclaree RE: Nick Aug 23, 2008 09:32 AM

                      Definitely think the Publix chickens are overcooked. Penn-Dutch has some good chickens.

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