Very few foods speak to the soul as much as chicken à la deep fat fryer. You can get it on virtually every high street in London, but who does it best? Let’s bring in the contenders.
A long-time favourite among Broadway Market-goers, Butchies’ permanent site in Shoreditch means Londoners get a better share of the good stuff. Try the Calvin Wagstaff –free range buttermilk fried chicken, Red Leicester cheese dripping, pickles and sriracha, sandwiched between two butter-toasted buns.
Chick ‘n’ Sours
Few poultry-slingers can boast a cleaner moral record than this Haggerston lot. With a branch in Seven Dials too, Chick n’ Sours have introduced the city to fast food via the Slow Food movement. Don’t miss the K-POP burger and their kung pao disco wings.
Other Side Fried at Dirty South
Other Side Fried are mounting a serious case for London’s best chicken burger. If it had to be pinned down to one thing, it’d be their simplicity – good chicken, after all, doesn’t need dressing up. Their ongoing pub residency at Dirty South is a culinary boon for Lewisham.Continue Reading