Parkwoods impresses with fried chicken that makes use of Georgia's top-notch local ingredients. CONTRIBUTED BY HENRI HOLLIS
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Photo: Henri Hollis/Henri Hollis

How to eat your way through National Fried Chicken Day 2019 in Atlanta

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

Deals and specials

KFC is offering free delivery via Grubhub through July 7. 

Continue to check back for more deals and specials.

Where to eat

One of our favorite new spots for fried chicken is located in a hotel -- no joke. Parkwoods, the recently-opened restaurant in Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter. 

Parkwoods. 4355 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Atlanta. 678-822-9353, parkwoodsrestaurant.com.

Looking for another unlikely spot to get delicious fried chicken? This Atlanta gas station spot was named one of the best. 

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.

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

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. The runner-ups are definitely worth a visit, too.

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 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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