Food & Drink

All chicken fingers, all the time

From an intensely enthusiastic entrepreneur who ditched his Brazilian VC gig to move to China, only to have the ubiquity of KFC inspire him to open an all-chicken-finger operation, Sticky's Finger Joint is a futuristic ramshackle lunch counter: stark red & white hues, low metallic tables, murals resembling a Beavis & Butthead peyote trip (robots, lightning, severed fingers...), and a red, fuzzed-out, rabbit ear TV.The basic strips come grilled, baked, or fried, a choice you may also have to make when ordering one of the rotating specials, most perfectly suited to someone who's baked or fried. Tinkering in their "laboratory" has already resulted in flavors like the BadaBing, brined in a mix of tomato, garlic, rosemary & other spices, butterflied, stuffed w/ Parm & mozz, and washed in sun-dried tomato paste before hitting the fryer, and the Wasabi: marinated in the green stuff & ginger, coated with panko, fried, then "glitterbanged" (seriously) with a secret spice blend that includes sesame seeds & seaweed flakes, who never show up when roll's called. You can also expect:

  • Fried Coconut and Pecan Fingers
  • Buffalo Balsamic Maple Fingers
  • Southern Fried Fingers w/ 20 secret spices
  • General Tso's Fingers
  • Salted Caramel Fingers coated in pretzel bits
  • Vindaloo Flame Fingers
  • Lemon/Lime Fingers, rolled in candied zest
  • Caveman Fingers grilled and bacon-wrapped
  • Chicken Cordon Bleu Fingers, stuffed w/ Gruyere and prosciutto
  • Baklava Fingers w/ honey and pistachio
  • Chicken Pot Pie Fingers, stewed and fried in pie crust
  • Stuffing Fingers w/ cranberry dipping sauce
  • Latke Fingers w/ with apple dipping sauce
  • French Onion Fingers stuck with fried onions
  • Corndog Fingers
  • Strawberry Shortcake Fingers fried in cake batter and served w/ strawberry aioli
And because the mind behind such madness would never stop there, they've also got tons of interesting slaws, their own line of fruit juice spring water, and 15 sauces, meaning to try them all you'll need an intense entrepreneurial enthusiasm, or more mouths than China.