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LA Chicken – Half and Half with Gravy

Ever since our first visit to LA Chicken in Richmond, I’ve been looking for an excuse to come back to this little hole-in-the-wall.
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L.A. Chicken – Best Fast-Food Fried Chicken

I’ve noticed that there is quite a few restaurants around the Lower Mainland starting with “LA”. Generally, they’re French restaurants… but every once in a while, you come across a restaurant like “LA Sushi” or “LA Chicken” and you know they’re not a French place.
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Church’s Chicken (Lougheed) – Memories of Deep-Fried Apple Pies

Those of you that are old enough will remember when McDonald’s used to serve deep-fried apple pies.  The crispy, crunchy, deep-fried crust filled with chunks of tender apple and gooey sauce… what’s not to love?  Then, one day (about the same time the McPizza debuted in Canada), they mysteriously vanished only to be replaced with the far inferior “baked” apple pie. Read the rest of this entry

The Reef (Commercial Dr) – Bajan Fried Chicken

It’s been a very long time since we’ve been down The Drive.  Seeing as how it was December 27th, we were trying to avoid the hordes of shoppers at the various malls and stores looking for Boxing Week sales. Read the rest of this entry

Chewies Steam & Oyster Bar – Southern Fried Goodness

What do you get when you cross Rodney’s Oyster House and Ouisi Bistro?  A casual spot where you can pick up some great raw oysters on the half shell along with southern comfort food.  Read the rest of this entry

Max’s Restaurant – Cuisine of the Philippines

I first noticed a new restaurant along Kingsway a couple of months ago.  At the time, I wasn’t sure what kind of food they served – all I could tell was that it seemed bright and clean and had an inconspicuous name… Max’s Restaurant.  I figured it was either a new burger joint or some kind of fast food outlet. Read the rest of this entry

Church’s Chicken (Slocan)

Fried chicken just tends to make you feel better about life… and Church’s Chicken has been one of my favourite fast food fried chicken places for a long time.  I know a lot of people like KFC but I find their chicken a bit too dry.  Church’s, on the other hand, is both juicy on the inside and super crispy on the outside. Read the rest of this entry

KFC (Kingsway and Royal Oak) – Finger Lickin’ Good?

It’s been ages since I’ve had a bucket of chicken from KFC.  In fact, the last time I remember buying one of their iconic buckets was back when they were known by their full name… Kentucky Fried Chicken.  While most of the KFCs are located in mall food courts now, there are still some old free-standing KFC outlets like the one on Kingsway and Royal Oak in Burnaby.

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