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Chicken Box- West Covina New Owners?

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reality check Oct 23, 2010 11:46 PM

Broasted chicken is the only way to cook chicken and I always thought Chicken Box in West Covina did a very good job. But a few years ago, the original owner was bought out by an Asian couple. I went there once and I couldn't believe how badly that place slipped.

But now I read that Chicken Box has another owner and they are back to their original goodness.

Can anybody confirm this? I don't get over to West Covina that often anymore. But if it is true, there are new owners, I may make a trip out there next week.

Oh, yes, I have also been to Old World Deli, in West Covina, for their broasted chicken-it's good, but I prefer Chicken Box.

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    kevin RE: reality check Oct 24, 2010 09:10 PM

    Let me know too. I'll make a trip out there for som great broasted chicken.

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      Piggyinthemiddle RE: reality check Jun 11, 2011 03:26 AM

      Could you let me know the address of Chicken Box in WC? I'll be staying out there to see my Mom in late June, and living in a kitchenette hotel. It sounds like just what we might need for a break from microwaved Fresh and Easy meals! Thanks

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        Norm Man RE: Piggyinthemiddle Jun 11, 2011 02:40 PM

        Chicken Box

        202 S. Glendora Ave

        West Covina, CA 91790

        626 919-3513

        http://www.yelp.com/map/broasted-chic...

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          reality check RE: Norm Man Jun 11, 2011 03:04 PM

          If you want a sandwich, go to Capri Deli, some damn good sandwiches there.

          http://www.yelp.com/biz/capri-deli-an...

          Claro's is also good, but I prefer Capri.

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            kevin RE: Norm Man Jun 11, 2011 06:18 PM

            Norm Man, this post orginally is from a few years back I believe, is the fried chicken here still really good?

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              Norm Man RE: kevin Jun 13, 2011 05:59 PM

              Kevin, I have Chicken Box on my "To Eat" List but haven't had the pleasure of eating there yet. I just posted Chicken Box's address to help out another poster (Piggyinthemiddle). But "tanfam" seems to think Chicken Box is currently serving good broasted chicken.

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                reality check RE: kevin Jun 13, 2011 10:14 PM

                This thread was started on Oct. 23, 2010, roughly 9 MONTHS ago.

                While I still haven't been there, a good time to go is Mon nights for their special; 10 mixed pieces of broasted chicken, and some broasted potatoes, for about $11.

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