There are rules when it comes to frying chicken — rules and techniques and philosophies and credos. The idea is simple: juicy meat, crispy skin. But easy-sounding ideas often stumble in execution. Fortunately for Philadelphia, there's some true fried chicken talent in the city's dining scene, with chefs pulling off the right balance of crispy on the outside, tender on the inside chicken, with grease nowhere in sight.
A number of Philly restaurants have resumed outdoor dining. If that’s an option, it’s noted on the map point. However, this should not be taken as endorsement for dining on-premises at restaurants, as there are still safety concerns. For updated information on coronavirus cases, visit the City of Philadelphia website. Studies indicate that there is a lower exposure risk when outdoors, but the level of risk involved with patio and sidewalk dining is contingent on restaurants following strict social distancing and other safety guidelines.Read More