Ah chicken, the most versatile of meats. While we're all big fans of the fried variety, roasted chicken is equally delectable. There are countless recipes and preparation styles used in kitchens across the city, but the end result at the following spots are all the same — succulent, flavorful birds that defy the "boring" moniker usually associated with poultry. That's right, you won't have to feel embarrassed for going the "safe" route the next time you order it.
Even though run-of-the-mill rotisserie chickens from the grocery store will do the job in a pinch, there are better options out there. Some chefs, such as Boka head honcho Lee Wolen, dress the dish to the nines while others keep things simple by utilizing just a few herbs and spices. For the purpose of this list, grilled birds, like those at Nando's and Pollo Express in Pilsen, aren't included. Listed in alphabetical order.Read More