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Okay, a chicken wrap is usually the last thing I'd order for lunch. But a chicken thigh wrap ($6.25)? At a chicken-focused restaurant? Sounds a little more promising. At Purbird, a several-month-old shop in Park Slope, flame-grilled chicken is all they do, and it's excellent, with super-crisp skin and tons of salt and lemon. And it's pretty good in their wrap, too. Brined before it's grilled, the chicken is moist and juicy, and there's a ton of it, with sauteed cabbage and a little mayo and pickled onion that adds a sharp bite. Stretchy and soft, the whole wheat wrap isn't bad either. Essentially, all you taste is the chicken, and that's fine by us.


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About the author: Carey Jones is the Editor of Serious Eats New York and co-editor of Serious Eats: Sweets. Follow her on Twitter (@careyjones).

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