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Aug 6, 2010 10:56 AM

Best Fried Chicken

I saw this on yahoo:

While I love BBQ Inn in Houston, a local chain Frenchy's is just as good, plus greens and red beans and rice with andouille that blows away the empty Popeye's down the street. Whad'ya think? What is the best chicken in the USA?

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  1. Gus's fried chicken in Memphis is the best I've ever eaten. Period.

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      1. I've been to a few supposed Fried Chicken Temples and have found them uniformly disappointing to one degree or another. And that is why I believe chains such as Kentucky Fried Chicken and Popeye's, along with my local grocery store, make the best commercial fried chicken.

        Now that said, Kentucky Fried Chicken and Popeye's couldn't hold a candle to the fried chicken made by my now deceased grandma. I'm convinced I'll never eat fried chicken that delicious again.

            1. re: bbqboy

              I have gotten the fried chicken there but what really makes my tummy hum is the fried livers, swiped through the thick gravy and green beans. Forget the cinnamon rolls and potatoes, livers and beans fill my plate. Yum.

              I have also had Gus's in Memphis and that was also great, almost worth another trip to that depressing town. Not quite, but almost.

              1. re: bbqboy

                Stroud's is good, but I like Go Chicken Go in KCK. Especially for the gizzards.

                1. re: chileheadmike

                  you are right, of course.
                  At times I yearn for that Psychedelic Yellow Gravy. :)