Everybody loves fried chicken. Except maybe chickens. And vegetarians. And health-food enthusiasts. Ok, look, a lot of people love it, and it seems we're living in a time of of peak fried chicken, with more and more styles of the crispy, salty, tender staple becoming widely available.
But there's an unexpected number of fried chicken styles out there, so much so that simply labeling a menu item as "fried chicken" isn't quite enough to let you know what you're getting. To help you truly know your fried chicken, we broke down 10 of the best and most prevalent styles. Consider this your bucket list. Because chicken often comes in buckets. Get it?! Sigh. Pass the gravy.