Have you tried any of these chicken & waffle joints?
The concept of combining chicken and waffles has been around since the 1600s when early versions of waffles were being topped with pulled chicken and gravy by home cooks in Pennsylvania Dutch country. But it wasn't until 1938 that the soul-food-inspired concept of fried chicken and waffles first appeared in the Wells Supper Club in Harlem, New York. Today, chicken-and-waffle dishes can be found all across the country in diners, formal restaurants, bars and other eating establishments. And there are many unique takes on the classic dish. While a lot of restaurants have closed, both temporarily and permanently due to COVID-19, all of the restaurants on this list are open for business and offering at least take-out, if not outdoor or indoor dining.So, whether you're new to the concept of chicken and waffles, or you're a devoted fan looking for new places to try, we've got you covered. Check out some of our favorite haunts around the country for great chicken and waffles.