THURSDAY UPDATE: The KFC crisis has now resulted in what is being called the “most unnecessarily over-dramatic moment in TV history,” as a clearly distraught woman realizes that the KFC chicken shortage will change the path of her entire day:
In Make It Till You Fake It, The Takeout writers try to recreate a magical dish they saw somewhere, then reflect on whether their valiant attempt was a success or failure.
One might argue America’s most beloved chickens wings are churned out of a former teriyaki stand in Southeast Portland.
What strikes me about the Japanese relationship with fried chicken is the frequency of consumption—more often than a once-in-a-while indulgence. In America, eating fried chicken every day is viewed as gluttonous behavior. The same practice in Japan is met with gentler judgment.
Here is all you need to know about Popeye’s Ghost Pepper Wings, which has returned to its menu for a limited time: I previously thought KFC was best-in-class in the fast food hot wings category. Not anymore. Popeye’s is our new leader.
The one time I suggested to my wife that we visit Hooters for some wings, she looked at me like I had sworn in church. She would never step foot in that den of smut, not in a thousand years. For me, it was all about the Buffalo-style fried chicken wings, which I found delicious. But it was a hard sell convincing her I…
In How Do You Take Yours?, The Takeout solicits staff and outside expertise for secret tips on improving one dish.
The Colonel must’ve discovered a Brian Eno record or gotten into Cy Twombly, because he’s been going through his experimental, weird-shit phase. Just this week, KFC’s Singapore division introduced the Chizza—pizza toppings melted atop a fried chicken “dough.” There were the comedy-bit-inspiring Famous Bowls, and who…