Put the air fryer away and leave the fried chicken cooking to the pros. For those craving comfort during quarantine, consider a southern-inspired spread courtesy of one of Miami's best fried chicken joints.
From spicy fried chicken sandwiches with sweet jalapeño waffle fries, to a family pack stocked with two-dozen pieces of crispy bird and all the fixings, here are five restaurants offering fried chicken for takeout and delivery.
Fuku201 SW Second Ave., Miami
The popular fried chicken concept owned by Momofuku's David Chang is offering delivery through Uber Eats, DoorDash, and Postmates. The restaurant, which has no official storefront in Miami, is operating out of a delivery kitchen in downtown. Menu highlights include spicy fried chicken sandwiches, fried chicken bites, and waffle fries with sweet jalapeño seasoning ($4.50 to $12.50).
Joe's Stone Crab11 Washington Ave., Miami Beach
The iconic restaurant might be closed for seating, but the full menu is available for pickup only from Joe's from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., including a half fried chicken for under $9. Pair it with a slice of key lime pie and lobster mac and cheese.
Le Chick310 NW 24th St., Miami
The restaurant is offering takeout via Uber Eats and Postmates as well as curbside pickup from noon to 10 p.m. daily. Enjoy burgers, baby back ribs, and crispy buttermilk fried chicken with spicy maple syrup and homemade ranch sauce ($15).
From an entire golden fried chicken to a dinner for one, Publix's fried chicken is an affordable lifesaver for most people who want fried chicken on the go. The popular supermarket chain also offers its tenders in a sub that's easily shareable. Having one of these bad boys delivered might be just what's needed to put a smile back on your quarantine partner's face ($6.85).
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Root & Bone5958 S. Dixie Hwy., South Miami
Jeff McInnis and Janine Booth's Root & Bone is up and running. The restaurant is stocked with sweet tea-brined fried chicken ($19 to $36), pork belly bacon, deviled eggs, and biscuits, which are all available for takeout. Order by calling the restaurant.
Yardbird Southern Table & Bar1600 Lenox Ave., Miami Beach
Yardbird is serving its classic Southern fare and bottles of wine and cocktails for pickup. Look out for the fried chicken family pack, which feeds six and includes two dozen pieces of 27-hour brined chicken, mac and cheese, biscuits, and a bottle of wine ($82). Other items include fried chicken biscuits, Nashville hot chicken sandwiches, and fried chicken with spiced watermelon ($10 and up).