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A Sandwich a Day: Fried Chicken at Bobwhite Lunch and Supper Counter

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[Photo: Robyn Lee]

East Village newcomer Bobwhite Lunch and Supper Counter styles itself as a casual Southern café, but its commitment to quality food is a little more serious. The chicken is free-range and organic, vegetables are sourced from Hudson Valley farms, and all condiments are prepared in-house.

The Southern classic fried chicken ($8.50) is served on a soft, lightly toasted bun with a smattering of sweet pickles. The well-seasoned chicken breast was moist and tender, the crust nicely flavored. The best part? It tastes a lot like a fast food fried chicken sandwich—fitting for when that craving strikes—but elevated, all at the same time.

Bobwhite Lunch and Supper Counter

94 Avenue C, New York NY, 10009 (map)
212-228-2972
bobwhitecounter.com

About the author: Lauren Rothman is a Serious Eats intern, a freelance catering chef, and an obsessive chronicler of all things culinary. Try the original recipes on her blog, For the Love of Food, and follow her on Twitter @Lochina186.

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