Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken Platter

Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken – Ft. Wayne, Indiana

I was familiar with Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken and its history but I had never driven past one on any of my travels.

Then, I saw it at a distance.

My wife Marcela was driving and I went into unbearable child mode to let her know that we needed to pull in and eat some fried chicken.

Federal Donuts Box in Wynwood

Federal Donuts & Dizengoff in Wynwood, Florida

In early July 2017, chef Michael Solomonov (James Beard winner) opened a Federal Donuts location in Wynwood. At the time, all of the other locations were in the Philadelphia area. The menu’s hot and fresh donuts (tossed in strawberry lavender, cinnamon brown sugar & cookies ‘n cream) were cooked on the spot. The fancy donuts rotated daily and were made early in the morning aka will run out. Those flavors were black & white, blueberry mascarpone, chocolate éclair, guava poppy, lemon meringue, and strawberry shortcake. At 11 AM, the rest of the menu would click in high gear when the fried chicken became available. The half or whole fried chicken (dry, naked, or wet) could be customized with glazes like chili garlic and a few dry toppings (buttermilk ranch and coconut curry). The fried chicken sandwich with thick pickles, a spicy sauce, and American cheese on a Martin’s potato roll was more …

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