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How to eat your way through National Fried Chicken Day

July 6th is National Fried Chicken day. Throughout Atlanta there are plenty of ways to celebrate this delicious holiday:

Deals and specials

City Winery. The spot is serving pecial that includes 8 pieces of fried chicken, a quart of cole slaw, quart of potato salad, and 4 biscuits for $30.
650 North Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-946-3791, citywinery.com/

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Where to eat


We’re a little obsessed with the fried chicken from Kevin Gillespie’s Decatur restaurant Revival — check out our review here, and order it for lunch or dinner today.

129 Church St., Decatur. 470-225-6770revivaldecatur.com.

We gave a shout out to One Eared Stag’s Nashville hot chicken sandwich as one of our favorites — you can find it on the menu at dinner tonight. Or, check out chef Robert Phalen’s newest venture, Mary Hoopa’s House of Fried Chicken & Oysters for the same tasty bird.

One Eared Stag, 1029 Edgewood Ave., Atlanta. 404-525-4479, oneearedstagatl.com.

Mary Hoopa’s, 2371 Hosea L. Williams Drive, Atlanta. 404-254-5236, maryhoopas.com

March 30th is National Hot Chicken Day, and we're celebrating with a cooking demo with Chef Robert Phalen at Mary Hoopas House of Fried Chicken & Oysters.

We asked readers to vote on their favorite fried chicken in Atlanta — and they said loud and clear that their favorite is from Mary Mac's Tea Room.

Mary Mac's Tea Room, 224 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-876-1800. www.marymacs.com.


If one day of fried chicken isn’t enough, check out our seven days of fried chicken, which includes picks from The CollonadeThe General Muir and more.

Want to try something a little different? Check out some Japanese fried chicken.

Like it spicy? Check out 10 places to try hot chicken.

What to make

Batter up for fried chicken perfection

Check out a foolproof method for crunchy, golden chicken breast

Check out this cookbook for perfect fried chicken recipes

Check out this recipe for spicy fried chicken

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