Honey Butter Fried Chicken Opens Saturday

By Anthony Todd in Food on Sep 10, 2013 3:00PM

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Last week, we told you that Honey Butter Fried Chicken was "almost ready" to open. We weren't kidding.

After a long, long concepting and building process, the new chicken restaurant from Sunday Dinner Club Chefs Josh Kulp and Christine Cikowski finally opens for business this Saturday, Sept. 14. The Avondale restaurant, complete with a brand new mural and totally rehabbed interior, will serve chicken with a "big ol' dollop" of honey butter. In addition, there will be veggie sides featuring farmers market produce, including a pimento mac and cheese that we're particularly excited about, alongside cakes and cookies for dessert.

The bar program will consist of beer (local brews include Half Acre, Revolution, Two Brothers and 5 Rabbit), wines from Vinejoy and a few cocktails. If you want to harken back to the Mexican restaurant that used to occupy the space, try the Coriander Sangrita, made with lime and tequila and served with a can of Tecate.

After opening, the restaurant will be open every day except for Tuesday starting at 5 p.m. Lunch service is coming soon, but right now they are dinner only. If you want to get some chicken on opening Saturday, we'd suggest arriving early—there will almost certainly be a line.

Honey Butter Fried Chicken is at 3361 N. Elston Avenue.

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