The best summer picnic food has its own day!
That's right -- fried chicken is celebrated every July 6, and we're here to help you celebrate deliciously.
While you can batter and fry some chicken yourself, why not go out to some of our city's famous eateries? We've compiled a list of LA's best fried chicken -- from soul food to gourmet bistros to chicken in a cardboard box -- so you can pig (er, chicken) out.
And in a few weeks, you'll get a chance to taste fried chicken "Papi Chulo" style. A-Frame chef Roy Choi is launching his all you can eat fried chicken picnics every Saturday and Sunday afternoon, starting July 14. At $18 per person, you get Choi's street-gourmet take on fried chicken, sweet potato deli salad and zucchini and cabbage coleslaw.
7458 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles
1633 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice
1314 North Gower St., Hollywood 5006 West Pico Blvd., Los Angeles 730 East Broadway, Long Beach 106 Manchester Blvd., Los Angeles 830 North Lake Ave., Pasadena
350 South Grand Ave., Los Angeles
8741 Alden Dr., Beverly Hills 525 South Flower St., Los Angeles 110 Navy St., Venice
8370 West 3rd St., Los Angeles
1718 Vine St., Hollywood
1403 Centinela Ave., Inglewood
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5970 West Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles
11328 South Vermont Ave., Los Angeles
7873 S. Western Ave., Los Angeles
2575 West Pico Blvd., Los Angeles
7717 Western Ave., Los Angeles
6710 La Tijera Blvd., Los Angeles
202 East Manchester Blvd., Inglewood
225 26th St., Suite 25, Los Angeles
1800 Sawtelle Blvd., Los Angeles