Philadelphia, PA - To commemorate National Fried Chicken Day, this Saturday, July 6, the following eateries and bars offer customers a variety of Philadelphia’s best-fried chicken dishes.
Philly Celebrates National Fried Chicken
Starting with a classic plate of Fried Chicken at The Twisted Tail, Fried Chicken and Pancakes from CO-OP Restaurant and Lounge, to a Fried Chicken Sandwich out of MilkBoy, there is a spot for everyone to get their fried chicken fix this holiday weekend.
Freebyrd Chicken at The Bourse, Old City’s historic food hall located across Independence Mall, is giving back to the local community on National Fried Chicken Day. On July 6, 10% of every purchase will be donated to Philabundance, the local non-profit aiming to help end hunger. Options include The Freebyrd Chicken Sandwich ($9) with buttermilk-brined fried chicken, Alabama white BBQ sauce, and homemade pickles, the Carolina Classic Chicken Sandwich ($10) with buttermilk-brined fried chicken, Duke’s mayo, lettuce, and tomato, and the Appalachian Moonshine BBQ Chicken Sandwich ($10) with buttermilk-brined fried chicken, Moonshine BBQ sauce, bacon, homemade pickets, and coleslaw. 111 S. Independence Mall | http://theboursephilly.com
The Twisted Tail, Headhouse Square’s lively Southern-influenced restaurant and bar, offers guests the opportunity to double down on fried chicken with mouth-watering options for both brunch and dinner. During brunch, guests can enjoy Chicken & Sweet Potato Waffles ($16) made with fried chicken and apple butter and topped with powdered sugar and maple syrup. For those looking to get their fried chicken fix later in the day, guests can dig into perfectly battered Fried Chicken ($19) with rosemary honey and pickled okra for dinner. 509 S. 2nd St. | 215.558.2471 | www.thetwistedtail.com
MilkBoy, Philadelphia’s dynamic music venues, and bars, offer a delicious Fried Chicken Sandwich ($12) at MilkBoy Chestnut Street and MilkBoy South Street. Each location offers slightly different toppings to make their sandwich their own, but both make their sandwich with crispy, lightly battered, and fried chicken. Guests who order at Chestnut St will dig into a sandwich topped with whole-grain cactus mustard and bacon, while those over on South St will have theirs topped with bread and butter pickles, whole grain cactus mustard, and slaw. 1100 Chestnut St. & 401 South St. | 215-925-6455 | milkboyphilly.com
CO-OP Restaurant and Lounge, University City’s lively bar and lounge located on the bustling corner of 33rd and Chestnut, offers two fried chicken options for brunch. Guests can choose between Fried Chicken & Biscuits or Fried Chicken & Pancakes, both $18 and both topped with syrup and honey and maple-jalapeño butter. 20 South 33rd Street | 215-398-1874 | https://www.coopphilly.com