Truck Stop Deluxe

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Hollywood and the Chick were hanging out near Werribee bouts and remember that there was a Melbourne Fried Chicken establishment making the rounds of the best fried chicken blogs

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We were more in a sampling mood so we ordered the a few pieces of chicken, the popcorn chicken and some crispy onion rings

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While this was a funky joint the chicken was not that impressive. The chicken was fresh however wasn’t spiced enough and it was a bit greasy/oily and salty. Perhaps the burgers are the star of Truck Stop?

The Chicken Scene’s Rating: 5.5/10 Clucks

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Leonard’s House of Love

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It was a long day after a long hike. And it was time for some good old Melbourne Fried Chicken, and Leonard’s was there for rescue

We ordered bucket loads of chicken, the normal and spicy crunch, along with fries and mac n cheese

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The chicken at Leonard’s is superb, fresh, steamy and crunchy with all the right spices. You can’t go wrong at Leonard’s. Check out more of these lovelies:

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Hollwyood’s Rating: 9/10 Clucks

The Chick’s Rating: 9/10 Clucks

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Parlour Diner

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It was at the end of a day of a long hike and all of us had Melbourne Fried Chicken on our minds. So we went to good ol faithful Parlour Diner

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The chicken scene is no stranger to Parlour Diner. We ordered loads of fried chicken and dug straight into it

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Our only beef with Parlour’s fried chicken this time was although it was freshly cooked and well spiced it felt a bit dry and a little bit too oily

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That didnt stop us ofcourse from smashing the whole load. However it seems Parlour wasn’t on their A game, what a shame!

Hollywood’s Rating: 8.5/10 Clucks

The Chick’s Rating: 8/10 Clucks

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Smokestak

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Close to work and always displaying those Melbourne Fried Chicken wings. An invitation to sink Hollywood’s teeth into some crunchy fried chicken

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Although the look of the chicken was appealing and the accompanying chipotle mayo alongside with the fries was superb, the chicken was a bit old and oily. Also lacking of the right spices. This chicken just didnt have the right feel.

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Hollywood’s Rating: 4/10 Clucks

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Movida – Sydney Airport

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Another stop for Hollywood in Sydney and with a hunger to conquer it was time to see if Movida Sydney Airport stacked against Melbourne Fried Chicken

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This chicken really looked the look. It was so crispy and inviting and was cooked fresh. It was piping hot and very crunchy. For a second I thought this was heaven

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Unfortunately Movida’s fried chicken wasnt spiced enough and was a bit oily.

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imageMovida at Sydney Airport didnt deliver anything special. It was average and could do with much better spices. We would give this a miss

Hollywood’s Rating: 5/10 Clucks

 

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Arbory

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The Friday funks crew were out for some good lunch at the Arbory where Hollywood decided it was finally time to try their fried chicken burger to see how it stacks against other Melbourne Fried Chicken

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Although this fried chicken burger looks the looks it didn’t really satisfy the taste. It chicken itself was a bit smaller than the bun and wasn’t spiced enough

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It was a bit mayo-saucy but it didnt really deliver much flavours. A bit more spices for the chicken and chipotle mayo would’ve done the trick

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Arbory is a good flashy joint, however next time Hollywood will just stick to the good old double cheese burger

Hollywood’s Rating: 5/10 Clucks

 

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Sam Sam Ultra Red

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We revisited Sam Sam for some good old Korean Melbourne Fried Chicken in an ultra red theme! Sam Sam is always a good easy contender with big servings. This time we did however decide to try out their Bibimbap.

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We went for a full boneless chicken of the original and soy and garlic flavours. There was of course a whole lotta chips

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The bibimbap on the other hand was average compared to others we’ve had. However a good amount of well cooked rice always  sits well with Hollywood!

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imageSam Sam is your typical Korean fried chicken done well. The pieces are small and not spiced but the accompanying sauces do give you the different flavours.

Rating: 7.5/10 Clucks

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