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The Full Menu: Houston’s best places for chicken

Houston food writers discuss their favorite places for chicken — fried chicken, hot chicken, you name it.


The chicken sandwich at the Chicky Boy popup restaurant in Houston.


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In this month’s installment of The Full Menu, food writers discuss their favorite places for chicken — fried chicken, hot chicken, chicken parmesan, chicken sandwiches, you name it.

In the audio above, we hear from Eric Sandler of CultureMap Houston, Abbas Dhanani of HoustonEatz, and David Leftwich of Houston Food Finder.

Establishments Mentioned in this Edition:

Gus's Fried Chicken
Gatlin's Fins & Feathers
La Lucha
Xin Chao
Al Aseel
The ToreOre
The Rice Box
Chicky Boy
Luloo's Day & Night
Daddy's Chicken Shack
Craft Pita
Southwell's Hamburger Grill
Tumble 22
Mico's Hot Chicken
The Pit Room
El Tiempo Cantina
Nancy's Hustle
Feges BBQ
Theodore Rex
The Breakfast Klub
Rooster & Rice
El Manna Grill Pollo Asado
Local Foods
Louie's Italian American

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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