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Oct 11, 2012 04:31 PM

Fried Chicken?

Where do you recommend?

DTSD and surrounding environs preferred - if at all possible.

Did a little searching and it seems like Bonnie Jean's is oft-mentioned as a good choice.

Tried the version at Craft and Commerce the other night and it was ok, but there has to be better. (A better option would've been just to skip the chicken and head straight for the Cookies & Milk dessert me thinks.)

Any leads other than Bonnie Jean's?

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  1. Place called Crispy Fried Chicken (or something like that) on El Cajon Blvd near Winona, south side, red sign, yelllow letters.

    It's not a fancy establishment.

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    1. re: Fake Name

      Crispy Fried Chicken
      4919 El Cajon Blvd
      San Diego
      619 582-3938

    2. Sab-E-Lee. Not southern fried, but very good.

      1. Pretty sure Cowboy Star offers it on Sundays

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        1. re: Rodzilla

          I think C Star offers it 1x per month, second Sunday. Probably best to call 1st

        2. Pretty good (spicy) fried chicken at a Convoy Street Korean place under new management. Cooked to order so call ahead or wait about 25 minutes.

          Sunday Supper at Cowboy Star is the best restaurant fried chicken (imho) in SD, but they only feature it every 4-6 weeks in the fall/winter months.

          1. On Tuesdays, the Linkery has fried chicken and 1/2 price beer flights. I haven't tried it yet but keep meaning to get over there.

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            1. re: JRSD

              Linkery fried chicken is cooked perfectly, crunchy exterior, moist and juicy interior...but they douse it with a sweet, honey based sauce which is not my favorite flavor profile for savory fried chicken.