Fried Chicken is good for you, not so much on a health level, but it's food for the soul and it comes in so many different shapes and sizes! Whether it's the classic Southern US style, or the increasingly popular Asian stylings found in Japanese, Korean, and Chinese cuisine, Auckland has some of the dopest fried chicken spots on offer. Don't believe us? Check these places out to find that chicken that'll keep you finger lickin':
Situated in the heart of the city, Lowbrow offers their signature chicken wings in a range of sizes from solo wings, a basket of four, eight and sixteen, with your choice of seasoning and ranch dressing. They also offer a fried chicken thigh, complete with iceberg lettuce, pickles and mayo on a soft sesame roll.
Chai Lounge (K'Rd and Sandringham):
With two dope locations to choose from, Satya Chai Lounge boasts an Indian street food style that offers a whole new dynamic to the fired bird. Whether it's the chicken 65, or the pepper heavy Japanese fusion 'kurryage chicken' (pictured above).
Found at festivals and food markets, Just Chicken is two boys doing their best to bring tasty and slightly less health damaging fired goodness. Karaage inspired and meda crispy, get yourself a cone of chicken!
Newby Electric Chicken (Morningside):
Specialising in all things chicken, the menu has a selection of cuts, styles, sauces and sides that you can mix and match however you like! They are the true connoisseurs of chicken...
Best Korean places: The Candy Shop (Newmarket), Chica (Kingsland) and Ding Ding Korean Fried Chicken (Wairau Valley).