It wasn't even a close race: this Culver City soul food standby took the top spot handily.
The judges say: "If anybody tells you that Honey's Kettle isn't the best fried chicken in all of LA, then you can immediately discount their opinion on everything else. It's the perfect batter fried to the perfect temperature with the perfect crunch." -- Jason Kessler
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Jeff Miller is Thrillist LA's Senior City Editor and would like to thank all of the judges for their fried chicken knowledge, including Jason Kessler (FlyAndDine.com), Carole Dixon (TheCaratDiet.com), Joshua Lurie (FoodGPS.com), Lesley Balla (Zagat.com), Lesley Bargar-Suter (LAMag.com), Matt Kang (Eater.com), Garrett Snyder (LAMag.com), and Esther Tsent (EStarLA.com).