You could say we know a thing or two about fried chicken in Louisville but our appreciation of this crispy and breaded poultry extends beyond a certain white-suited Kentucky gentlemen - aka Col. Hartland Sanders - known worldwide for his top-secret recipe!
In honor of #NationalFriedChickenDay, we thought it would be great to share just some of the MANY restaurants in Louisville that serve up fried chicken with our reccomendation on what to order!
FINN'S SOUTHERN KITCHEN
What to order: Fried Chicken plate - two, three or eight with Finn's signature homemade biscuits. Don't forget the hot pepper jam with the biscuits!
What to order: Southern fried chicken, with creamy mashed potatoes, chicken gravy and Southern greens
What to order: Buttermilk fried chicken, with white cheddar poblano drop biscuit, smoked peppercorn gravy and seasonal hot sauce.
THE SILVER DOLLAR
What to order: Chicken and waffles, with buttermilk pan-fried chicken breast, house-made waffle and maple syrup.
What to order: Chicken and waffle, with three chicken wings, sweet potato waffle and side of maple syrup.
ROYALS HOT CHICKEN
What to order: A chicken plate, with spice levels that range from classic fried to Gonzo
What to order: 1/4 or 1/2 fried chicken, with white or dark meat.
JOELLA'S HOT CHICKEN
What to order: A chicken plate with spice levels that from Southern (no heat) to Fire-In-Da-Hole
MERLE'S WHISKEY KITCHEN
What to order: Tonk fried chicken, in Southern style or Nashville "Hot" Style (pictured)
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