Best Fried Chicken

Federal Donuts

The twice-fried Korean fried chicken has six different topping choices. We keep going back because we know it’s the best, and because we’re not done figuring out exactly which topping is tops.

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2011 WINNER, Fried Chicken Near a Porn Store

Speck’s Drive In

3969 Ridge Pike, Collegeville, PA

While we’re sure the neighboring Adult Bookstore does just fine at what it’s best at, we know for a fact that this longtime neighborhood classic makes a killer broasted chicken tender, salty and crisp-skinned right out of the fryer. Read more »

2010 WINNER, Fried Chicken

Cafe Soho

468 West Cheltenham Avenue, Cheltenham, PA

Forget everything you think you know about this American classic. Caf Soho’s bon chon, or Korean fried chicken, is twice-fried (meaning more crunch, less grease) and served with a mysterious spicy/sweet soy dipping sauce (they swear it’s just soy sauce and red chilies) and a side of pickled radish (way better than mayo-drenched coleslaw). It’s… Read more »