Deep-fried foods are so magical and they're also a staple of SWLA cuisine.

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There is no single inventor of fried chicken. And it's older than you might imagine! In 1747, English cook Hannah Glasse wrote the first published fried chicken dish. The earliest records of fried chicken, however, date back thousands of years. They are from West Africa, the Middle East, and China. The meal has, nevertheless, undergone significant alterations throughout time.

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We thought it would be fun to Power Rank Fried Chicken joints in The Chuck.  For me, fried chicken needs to have the delicate balance of crispy skin and at the same time be slightly greasy, plus the meat needs to be juicy.

92.9 The Lake's Sports Director and Weather Liason Patrick Frey joins us today to rank his favorite fried chicken spots.

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Patrick's Best Lake Charles Fried Chicken:

Honorable Mention: Rikenjaks

Let us know who has your favorite fried chicken in Lake Charles in the comment section of our Facebook post.

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