Fried Chicken

You can find the world’s first pho-brined chicken in Sydney

July 3, 2020

Reopened restaurants have been putting their best foot forward to celebrate the fact they can welcome dine-in guests once again, and this popular Vietnamese restaurant in Sydney’s Marrickville is not holding back. The team at the formidable Hello Auntie on Illawarra Road has created what they are claiming as the world’s first pho-brined fried chicken. […]

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Fried chicken coated with BBQ Shapes is a thing in Australia now

September 18, 2018

BBQ Shapes (Original Recipe) flavoured Fried Chicken exists. If that surprises you then you obviously haven’t been keeping in touch with Australia’s over the top food trends lately. The newest slightly weird, absolutely delicious (probably) collaboration comes from Arnott’s Shapes, Deliveroo and three of the East Coast’s most beloved chicken joints. The ever-iconic staple snack […]

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Hartsyard’s famous fried chicken gets a dedicated restaurant with Wish Bone (Sydney)

May 7, 2018

Fried chicken fiends have been flocking to Wish Bone since the long-awaited restaurant opened at the former site of The Gretz on Enmore Road. Though their award-winning bar is no more, the Hartsyard team have a guaranteed winner on their hands with this new venture, which puts the focus on the jaw-droppingly good fried chicken […]

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Belles Hot Chicken opens in Darling Square with bottomless weekend brunches (Sydney)

April 17, 2018

As of this week, Belles glorious mouth burning really f*ckin hot chicken will be accessible from a third location at Darling Square in Sydney, rounding out its sixth site nationwide and cementing its ridiculous popularity amongst Sydneysiders. Head founder and chef Morgan McGlone has negotiated a few more tremendous collaborations for this launch (the last […]

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Fried chicken, champagne and sneakers hybrid store opens as Butter expands to Parramatta (Sydney)

December 20, 2017

Surry Hills’ popular fried chicken and sneaker hybrid Butter is officially expanding out west, opening a two-level concept store in Parramatta this week. The hip hop flavoured shop will be much bigger than the Surry Hills store, which has built a cult following over the past year and a half. Chicken, champagne and sneakers will […]

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Chargrill Charlie’s team to open a store in Annandale (Sydney)

September 11, 2017

Sydney chicken institution Chargrill Charlie’s (also known as Justin Bieber’s favourite chicken shop) is hopping on over to the inner-west for its long overdue tenth incarnation, opening up in Annandale this weekend Saturday 16th September. Not only should you care because they regularly fry up some seriously excellent fried bird, but their also celebrating the […]

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Butter is turning red for Puma with a limited edition menu (Sydney)

July 3, 2017

Teaming up with Puma for Arsenal FC’s first visit to Australia in 40 years, Surry Hills fried chicken and sneaker joint Butter has gone through a bit of a makeover, borrowing a bright shade of red from the limited edition and never released Puma Arsenal Suedes​. In addition to giving away 50 pairs of the […]

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Winter Essentials: Butter is now doing fried chicken ramen (Sydney)

June 21, 2017

Butter, Sydney’s ever-popular purveyors of buttery fried chicken, have decided to tackle winter head-on with a limited edition add-on to their menu. It’s a fried chicken ramen of course, replacing your typical pork chasu with two crispy fried chicken tenders to swim around in a Tonkotsu style dashi and chicken broth alongside thin noodles, ajitsuke […]

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Burger Watch: Guilty brings mi goreng fried chicken sandwiches to Sydney

April 25, 2017

Welcome to Burger Watch, where we acknowledge the constant creativity bursting from all sides of the epic burger wave that regularly sweeps Australia. The highest-of-high demand is reserved for this timeless food staple and just about every interpretation of it, whether it to be an over-the-top glutton-fest or a focus on simple burgers done well. […]

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Sydneysiders can get their mouths around coffee-infused fried chicken this weekend

April 13, 2017

It’s always a good time when an established brand reaches out to some of Sydney’s finest to do a collaboration. It often leads to inventive franken-foods, and this one right here is absolutely no exception. The brand is Nespresso. The Sydney vendor is “sneaker ‘n’ fried chicken” shop Butter. The collaboration: well, the headline says […]

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Recipe: Sake Jr’s Japanese Fried Chicken with Gochujang Sauce

April 9, 2017

By day, fast-casual chain Saké Jr is a health-focused Japanese inspired smorgasbord of fresh DIY Japanese bowls and sides. With an injection to their menu from renowned chef Neil Perry, the increasingly popular chain has introduced a “Jr By Night” menu that pushes into a different kind of vibe, with a special night-only offering including […]

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Taco shells made out of fried chicken are spreading across the U.S.A

January 11, 2017

Look we can get pretty crazy down here in Australia with our hybrid foods and pop-culture themed eateries, but our love for food that shouldn’t exist is nothing compared to what’s going on over in the States. The latest is Taco Bell, who through last year have been trialing taco shells made out of fried […]

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St Kilda’s Clucked pushes for a healthier approach to fried chicken (Melbourne)

January 9, 2017

Healthy fried chicken? That’s the claim surrounding new St Kilda’s Clucked, moving away from the southern fried chicken trend and pushing something a bit less understood and loved. “Happy, healthy fried 100% free range boneless chicken” describes a press released for the recently opened diner, a family-owned business located on busy Carlisle Street with signature […]

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Birds of the Inner West: Sydney’s fried chicken festival returns with huge line up

October 5, 2016

Sydney got its first ever food festival dedicated to some of the city’s best fried chicken and wine with Birds of Redfern back in July, a curated line up that brought in the likes of Hartsyard and Mitch Orr to deliver crispy greatness while Cake Wines took care of the locally made drops. It was […]

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Food Truck Park plans three-day fried chicken festival for November (Melbourne)

September 20, 2016

From Roadrunner Fried Chicken to Korean Fried Chicken Truck, there are plenty of mobile food vendors in Melbourne who dabble heavily in the art of fried chook. It’s about time some grease-loving geniuses rounded all those trucks together for one very big, super crispy festival. The folks behind Preston’s The Food Truck Park are those […]

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Birds of Redfern: Sydney is getting its first ever fried chicken festival

July 7, 2016

If it ain’t burgers then it’s fried chicken. Sydney’s obsession with crispy, soul nourishing birds is about to be taken to the next level with Redfern based Cake Wines teaming up with Andrew Levins to curate a festival of some of the best damn fried chicken in the city. Taking place at Cake Wine’s Cellar […]

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Belles Hot Chicken will open a 110-seated restaurant in Sydney!

April 1, 2016

Chicken lovers rejoice!! Chook king Morgan McGlone and co-owner Miranda Campbell of Belles Hot Chicken have finished their search for a permanent venue in Sydney, buying up a large space at Barangaroo so that when their nearby pop-up finishes, the institution will be setting up a full 110-seated restaurant right around the corner. The hugely […]

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Review: Juicy Lucy – Surry Hills (Sydney)

March 5, 2016

There has been an explosion of chicken in Sydney as of late; see newbies Butter and Thirsty Bird, established favourites like Chicken and Sons and The Chicken Institute, and now Juicy Lucy, the second venue from the crew behind highly reputable, Thai-inspired restaurant Sugarcane. Things are a bit different here though; rather than ride the […]

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Surry Hills’ The Carrington launches The Hip Hop Chicken Shop pop-up (Sydney)

January 28, 2016

The team at Surry Hills staple The Carrington are readying their b-boy stances, preparing to turn the venue into The Hip Hop Chicken Shop from 5pm every Saturday throughout February with a specially designed chicken shop inspired menu backed by an equally delicious soundtrack of nothing but hip hop. While the venue’s boomin’ system is […]

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Belle’s Hot Chicken to open at Barangaroo (Sydney)

November 10, 2015

We already know that the Barangaroo precinct will be home to Sydney’s Noma pop-up, but details are slowly starting to roll in of the other exciting venues looking to complete the development’s food element. Melbourne’s hugely sought-after Belle’s Hot Chicken will open at Barangaroo from November 19th, staying on at the harbour-side hub for 10 […]

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