On the Radar: The Fried Chicken Takeover

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Chicagoans can’t seem to get enough of finger-lickin’-good fried chicken. If the array of options are any indication, it has become apparent that this all-American staple has made its way into the local restaurant scene. Nationally speaking, fried chicken and other Southern staples that keep it simple, but provide tons of flavor, are popping up on menus all over.

But with so much competition, Chicago venues like Leghorn Chicken (fast casual), Honey Butter Fried Chicken (a Foodable 25 favorite), Pecking Order, and a handful of other restaurants, are putting their own spin on the trend. One spot, for example, slathers a Filipino-style sauce, marinated overnight, made of tamari, cane sugar, garlic and vinegar, onto its fried chicken. Read More