Byblos’ Middle Eastern Fried Chicken
At Miami Mediterranean hotspot Byblos, executive chef Abel Veulens takes fried chicken beyond traditional American Southern Cuisine with his unique Mediterranean flair. This jazzed-up version of everyone’s favorite comfort food is deliciously complemented by some of the most delectable spices of the Middle East, including the well-known Mediterranean Za’atar herb blend that packs a powerful punch of zest.
1545 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Red Rooster Overtown’s Fried Yard Bird
At Red Rooster Overtown, celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson features the Red Rooster fried Yardbird. A sour orange spicy honey fried chicken, coated and battered in their bespoke and unique recipe, is then cooked to crunchy, golden perfection, complemented by cookout-style pigeon peas.
920 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33136
Sweet Liberty’s Michy’s Fried Chicken Sandwich
At beloved neighborhood staple Sweet Liberty, famed Miami chef Michelle Bernstein serves her legendary fried chicken sandwich, made with Tarragon buttermilk soaked, cabbage and fennel slaw, tarragon aioli with a side of watermelon Greek salad.
237 20th St Miami Beach, FL 33139
Yardbird Southern Table & Bar Chicken Watermelon & Waffles
Southern fare doesn’t seem very upscale, but the way Yardbird Southern Table & Bar does it is sheer perfection. And their Chicken & Waffles has become an all-time favorite, made with hot honey sauce, chilled spiced watermelon, and Vermont sharp cheddar cheese for the perfect balance of flavors in every bite! Perfection! Gluten-free options are also available.
Yardbird Table & Bar
1600 Lenox Ave. Miami Beach, FL 33139