There's a sort of primitive pleasure to eating fried chicken. You're gnawing the bones to get at the last morsels of meat and your fingers are all covered in grease. It's real caveman stuff. Would you have it any other way, though? It's way more fun that using cutlery or nibbling carefully at the edge of a burrito.

So choose a style (American? Korean?), a cut (thigh? wing?) and your spice level, and get stuck in.

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Chir Chir

How about some whipped cream on your chicken?

11a 27 Belmore Street
Burwood NSW 2134

Belles Hot Chicken Barangaroo

How much heat can you handle?

Shop 5 33 Barangaroo Avenue, Wulugul Walk
Barangaroo NSW 2000

Thirsty Bird

For those who love thick batter.

Shop 3 2-14 Bayswater Road
Potts Point NSW 2011

The Soda Factory

Ordered by the bucket.

16 Wentworth Avenue
Surry Hills NSW 2010


LFC = Lebanese fried chicken.

91 Glebe Point Road
Glebe NSW 2037