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Where to find Killer Fried Chicken in San Diego?

between2tides Mar 27, 2013 07:32 PM

I know it's bad for you but it can be so good for you to. Especially with great sides. Comfort with a capital "C"! Looking for recommendations please.

  1. chris2269 Apr 4, 2013 02:12 PM

    Not straight up "Fried Chicken" but "TBG" That Boy Good BBQ in Oceanside. does a mean fried chicken sandwich as well as chicken and waffles. It's a breaded chicken thigh, de-boned, pounded out and breaded with the chef's mothers recipe.

    1. foodiechick Mar 29, 2013 11:28 PM

      Had a great fried quail appetizer at Amaya La Jolla tonight that came with a small side of smoked mac 'n cheese (orzo). Tasty!

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        sdnosh Mar 28, 2013 06:00 PM

        Just had the fried chicken at Sessions Public a couple of weeks ago and loved, loved, loved it! Perfectly crisp on the outside and juicy on the inside. I got a kick out of the fact it was served with watermelon. On a side note, the pork chop they served that night was spot on also!

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        1. re: sdnosh
          melee Mar 28, 2013 10:12 PM

          +1 on Sessions Public. We love the Chicken Bitties!

          1. re: sdnosh
            foodiechick Mar 29, 2013 01:25 AM

            Was the chicken on the regular menu...or a specific night?

            1. re: foodiechick
              melee Mar 29, 2013 01:27 PM

              The Chicken Bitties are listed as an appetizer and are also on the kids menu. Not sure if they have an entree sized portion. They also use Mary's Chicken: good stuff!
              sdnosh - did you have an entree or the app?

              1. re: melee
                sdnosh Mar 29, 2013 05:42 PM

                The Fried Chicken was an entree served with the aforementioned watermelon, mac n' cheese, and a spicy dipping sauce. I don't recall seeing chicken in the app section. I went on a Friday but don't go often enough to know how regular it is or isn't. But when I mentioned to the waitress how much we enjoyed it, she said the chef was from the south!

                Tiger!Tiger! also serves a fried chick, but I think it's only on Sunday brunch

            2. re: sdnosh
              foodiechick Mar 29, 2013 01:33 AM

              My house is the best. Kidding. I only make it a couple of times a year.

              Monday night at Amaya La Jolla - have not tried yet
              Tuesday night at WhiskNLadle - ok
              Wednesday night at Beaumont's - have yet to try, but looking forward to it with the new Chef.

              I forget what night the FC special occurs:
              Jayne's Gastropub - it has been about a year since we sampled it, but nothing special.
              The Linkery: Ditto on the timeline. Nice chicken, but I'm not a fan of sweet (maple) with savory (spicy) fried chicken.

            3. Beach Chick Mar 27, 2013 09:11 PM

              Hounds give lots of love to Sundays at Cowboy Star.
              Don't know if its back on the rotation.

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              1. re: Beach Chick
                ibstatguy Mar 27, 2013 09:18 PM

                One Sunday per month at C Star

                1. re: ibstatguy
                  foodiechick Mar 29, 2013 01:35 AM

                  And C Star is pretty respectable, especially for San Diego.

              2. ipsedixit Mar 27, 2013 08:28 PM

                My previous inquiry on the same topic here: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/873129

                Sounds like you might want to check out Sister Pee Wee.

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                1. re: ipsedixit
                  ibstatguy Mar 27, 2013 09:19 PM

                  Yes, it was pretty darned good at Sister Pee Wee

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