Where to Find Cincinnati’s 14 Tastiest Fried Chicken Joints

Believe it or not, the Queen City has become something of a fried chicken hot spot over the past several years. Four…

By CityBeat Staff

Libby’s Southern Comfort
    35 W. Eighth St., Covington
    Covington eatery Libby's Southern Comfort is helmed by Brad Wainscott, whose local culinary lineage extends to longstanding Kentucky mainstays The Greyhound Tavern and Tousey House Tavern, which are owned by his father. Fried chicken reigns supreme on the menu, in addition to other popular items like goetta hush puppies and oysters on the half shall. Libby's also serves a wide drink menu that features vintage bourbons, Cheerwine bourbon slushes and Braxton beers, among other options.
    Photo: Hailey Bollinger
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Libby's Southern Comfort in Covington is an Homage to Fried Chicken and Tradition

Libby's Southern Comfort is located at 35 W. Eighth St. in Duveneck Square and is helmed by Brad Wainscott, whose local culinary lineage…

By CityBeat Staff

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Inside CHX, Pendleton's New Fast-Casual Fried Chicken Joint

If you've recently ventured through the booming neighborhood of Pendleton, you have most likely come across the storefront for Cincy's newest fried…

By CityBeat Staff

    1211 Broadway St., Pendleton
    CHX is owned and operated by Hickory Wald — the team behind 3 Points Urban Brewery, Nation Kitchen and Bar and Rhinehaus. Their signature menu item is Bantys, which are "lump-sized" chicken pieces named after a wild and soulful breed of Indonesian chickens called "Bantam," in two different brined and golden-fried finishing options: original or hot. In addition to Bantys, the chicken joint also offers salads, sandwiches and sharable sides like CHX nachos, fried cheese curds, wavy fries and more.  
    Photo: Hailey Bollinger
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Inside Downtown's Southern-Style Restaurant Fiery Hen, a New Hot Chicken Joint

Cincinnatians can now scorch their little ol' tastebuds on some Southern-style hot chicken via Fiery Hen, a new chicken restaurant helmed by…

By CityBeat Staff

Fiery Hen
    26 W. Court St., Downtown
    This Nashville-style hot chicken eatery opened in January and is from the team behind Court Street Lobster Bar.
    Photo via Facebook.com/FieryHen
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