I think I know where that Popeye’s is in New …

Comment on Extra-Crispy Spicy Fried Chicken with “Delta” Sauce by elizabeth.

I think I know where that Popeye’s is in New Haven–and yes, most of the fast food chains were in that one part of town that was still pretty sketchy, to say the least. There is a Popeye’s on 125th St. in Manhattan that I always passed on the M60, and especially in the evening I would cringe when people would carry bags of chicken on the bus and start eating it. It was waaaay too strong for that closed an environment.

This looks so tempting and beautiful, it might get me to reconsider my usual ban on fried foods…

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