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Anywhere near Peekskill for real fried chicken?

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peekskillpam May 19, 2010 03:03 PM

I'm looking for some good southern fried chicken. Any suggestions?

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  1. MisterBill2 RE: peekskillpam May 20, 2010 12:26 AM

    The only thing I can think of is Kennedy Fried Chicken at 1020 Main Street (downtown near Division Street). I seem to recall a co-worker once telling me that it was good. I've never been there myself.

    1. Marge RE: peekskillpam May 20, 2010 01:53 PM

      Lonnie's fish and chips in Ossining does chicken too
      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/6000...

      1. GIOny RE: peekskillpam May 20, 2010 11:06 PM

        I think mostly all of Westchester is sorely lacking really good fried chicken, it would be a great business venture for someone who knows how to do it right.

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          Kat_in_Ossining RE: peekskillpam May 22, 2010 05:12 AM

          Can't vouch for it as I haven't tried it (not very helpful, I know--sorry), but Holy Smoke in Mahopac has buttermilk fried chicken -- they do such a great job with their bbq chicken and their smoked wings (and ribs and pullled pork) that I think there's a decent chance they know what they're doing with fried chicken.

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            dma1250 RE: peekskillpam May 22, 2010 07:14 AM

            Memphis Mae's in Croton has southern fried chicken. I wouldn't call myself a fried chicken expert (or lover), but I've had it and it is quite good. The sides (cole slaw, mashed, corn salad, greens, fried pickles, etc) are even better. And the beer list is good, too.
            http://www.memphismaes.com/

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            Memphis Mae's
            173 S Riverside Ave, Croton On Hudson, NY 10520

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