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Fried Chicken in Rhode Island?

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ezra9876 Feb 26, 2009 05:56 AM

Anyone able to find any really good fried chicken in Rhode Island?

I've tried a couple of places on Broad Street but not had any luck...

Thanks for any suggestions!

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    oystertripe Feb 26, 2009 07:01 AM

    I was surprised at how crisp and tasty the fried chicken is at Angelo's Civita Farnese on Federal Hill in Providence.

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      im hungry Feb 26, 2009 08:44 AM

      it is good at angelos,but the pieces are really small,almost tiny.cornish hen sized almost.

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        ezra9876 Mar 5, 2009 05:14 AM

        Wow...I guess that answers the question....only ONE place in RI for good fried chicken! I guess I'll have to start driving South when the craving hits....

        Thanks for the recommendation!

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          im hungry Mar 5, 2009 05:44 AM

          theres a couple of popeyes around,i much prever bojangles,the closest is in nyc,ive yet to find a good local place though.have friends that swear by the fried chicken at stop and shop,tried it and not really impressed.the search goes on....

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      powsavoy May 18, 2011 12:01 PM

      Kennedy Fried Chicken in Olneyville Square is fairly good. Light- no heavy greasy feeling with interestingly spiced batter.
      Chartley Country store out in Rehoboth (there's another in Norton which I've never visited) also light -a little dryer (some people like that especially for cold leftovers and picnics). The Chartley Store chicken has a very crunchy batter. It's a convenience store so you probably want to take it somewhere to eat it. Also check out their fascinatingly huge cuts of meat (think Flintstones opening credits.)

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        Frank Terranova May 18, 2011 05:41 PM

        Fried Chicken your kidding "right"

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