FRIED CHICKEN - NY HOT SPOTS

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The best fried chicken has historically been served in the South, but some innovative chefs around this country understand the innate appeal of the homey, crunchy, juicy dish. Here are a couple of the best fried-chicken restaurants in town:

Pies-N-Thighs
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166 South 4th Street Brooklyn, NY 11211
(347) 282-6005

This Williamsburg spot is known for fried chicken seasoned with paprika, black pepper and cayenne.

Momofuku Noodle Bar
171 1st avenue new york, NY 10003
http://www.momofuku.com

When ordering fried chicken at this East Village spot, it requires some planning You'll need four to eight hungry mouths, and to reserve your order online... You have two styles in one sitting: Southern with Old Bay seasoning, and a spicy Korean version. Diners can wrap hot pieces of meat in moo shu pancakes with a variety of sweet and salty sauces.