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Best Thing I Ever Ate - "Fried Chicken"

  (8 restaurants)    
Aired on: May 23, 2011 
Aired on: May 23, 2011 
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  • Fried Chicken
    brine for 24-36 hours to make it "uber juicy"; secret is double dipped; "juiciest fried chicken I've ever had"-Melissa D'Arabian; looks good
4.5 out of 5
676 ratings
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Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Gus's World Famous Fried ChickenSee Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken Video ($)
(2224 ratings)

310 S Front St Map It!
Memphis, TN 38103
(901) 527-4877
  • Fried Chicken
    looks good; get the original (hot & spicy); classified recipe has been w/ family since 1953 (not even wife knows!); secret is liquid batter; looks good; suggest dipping in ranch dressing; looks good; spicy chicken
4.5 out of 5
2224 ratings
#12 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown)
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Mrs. Wilkes' Dining Room: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Mrs. Wilkes' Dining RoomSee Mrs. Wilkes' Dining Room Video ($$)
(1091 ratings)

107 W Jones St Map It!
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 232-5997
www.mrswilkes.com
  • Fried Chicken
    secret is "The Love"; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1091 ratings
#83 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); opened in 1943; long lines; fixed price...sit down and food comes to you; in historic downtown (tree-lined streets)
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Old Country Store: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Old Country StoreSee Old Country Store Video ($$)
(77 ratings)

18801 Hwy 61 Map It!
Lorman, MS 39096
(601) 437-3661
  • Fried Chicken
    Dr. D's uses secret seasoning "shake" (his grandmother's recipe); "crunchitude...in honesty, this is the best fried chicken I've ever had in my life"-Alton Brown; looks good
4.5 out of 5
77 ratings
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Cha Cha Chicken: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Cha Cha ChickenSee Cha Cha Chicken Video ($$)
(1942 ratings)

1906 Ocean Ave Map It!
Santa Monica, CA 90405
(310) 581-1684
www.chachachicken.com
  • Coconut Fried Chicken
    secret is jerk spice; marinated overnight and roasted next day, then coated in coconut milk & shavings & flour and fried; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1942 ratings
"colorful beach shack serving an inventive and delicious blend of all the caribbean flavours"; garden patio available
6
  • Mama Els' Fried Chicken
    skinless fried chicken; brine in buttermilk spice mixture and use cracker flour mix for crust; secret is deep fryer; looks good
3.5 out of 5
1103 ratings
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  • Golden Brown Southern Fried Chicken
    "best fried chicken hands down. Best I ever ate"-Beau MacMillan; recipe secret in seasoning mix; looks good
3.5 out of 5
418 ratings
people write all over the walls
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  • Fried Chicken
    grandmother's recipe; secret is seasoned flour; looks good
3.5 out of 5
538 ratings
Best Thing I Ever Ate - "Fried Chicken"   (8 restaurants)    
Aired on: May 23, 2011 
Aired on: May 23, 2011