Category Fried Chicken

Blakely Chicken – Blakely, GA

  This story is probably best told as the fried-chicken-that-almost-got-away. Camping over in Eufala, we were as close as we were going to be, in the forseeable future, to Blakely Chicken – within an hour’s drive. It had hit my radar in an article in Garden n Gun with this quote from Linton Hopkins: “If […]

Martin’s Restaurant – Montgomery, AL

While hanging out for the weekend in metro Montgomery, one of the places I had planned to go to was Martin’s Restaurant.  We had missed the chance when we were here last fall, and I intended not to do so again.  They hit the radar originally with a list of 100 things to eat in […]

Big Chick – Washington, GA

Roaming the wilds of east Georgia, we’d been going from small town to smaller town, working our way through antique, thrift and junk stores.  Our lunch destination was the metropolis of Washington. Georgia.  We were heading to the Big Chick – a takeaway fried chicken place, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner since 1980, that I […]

Mia’s Bar & Grill and Cafe Wing Max – Hiram, GA

On a Sunday evening, I was looking for dinner near the house and thought that I might try something new.  I had seen several folks talking about places for wings in Hiram or Dallas, on “the Facebook”, and (I vaguely remember) several folks talked about Cafe Wing Max, in the Academy Sports shopping center.  This […]

Weaver D’s Delicious Fine Foods – Athens, GA

Standing in the doorway, looking both at the sign on the sidewalk that said open 11-6 on Saturday and the closed sign in the window, I’m sure I looked like a dog that had just heard a high pitched noise. Since “the game was out of town and he had to cook for a funeral”, […]

Prince’s Hot Chicken South – Nashville, TN

No trip to Nashville, for me, is complete without some hot chicken. We had driven up for the day for the flea market and some roaming around and were getting ready to head back home, as dinner time approached.  Prince’s Hot Chicken Shack is the pinnacle for me and we’ve been to the original (Ewing […]

H & H Restaurant – Macon, GA

Heading to the beach for Labor Day weekend, we left early enough in the day that lunch would be in Macon. That meant finally making it to H&H Restaurant.  H& H is somewhat of a legend in Georgia restaurant and music circles, as one of the founders of the restaurant, “Mama Louise” Hudson,  first fed […]

Zesto’s of West Columbia – West Columbia, SC

After our visit to Bernie’s and the comments I received, I knew that the next time I was in Columbia, I’d have to try Zesto of West Columbia.  With a business meeting in Columbia in the morning, we stopped at Zesto on the way back to Atlanta.  Originally part of a national chain, dating back […]

Stax’s Original Restaurant – Greenville, SC

After an afternoon chasing the Great Eclipse of 2017, we were back into the middle of a hot August afternoon and were making plans for the evening.  We had viewed the celestial event over in Pendleton and then went into Greenville for some late afternoon shopping.  Dinner time came around and I remembered in an […]

Bernie’s – Columbia, SC

As I planned a trip to Myrtle Beach, I realized that Columbia was about midway – and I had recently heard about Bernie’s Fried Chicken.  I had thought about stopping on the way up, but that was on Sunday – the one day of the week they are closed.    We were heading home on […]