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Thoughts On China After The Fact

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momopi
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Post by momopi » July 14th, 2012, 6:39 pm

royalism wrote:
momopi wrote:This is just a personal opinion, the quality of fried chicken in China and Taiwan is inferior to Singapore and Malaysia.
I've eaten fried chicken across the US, and will say that the quality at places like KFC and Roscoe's Chicken and Waffles in LA is inferior to say, Harold's Chicken Shack in Chicago, or even the fried chicken at Macy's food court on Magnificent Mile (the ex-Marshall Fields?).
There's a stereotype that fried chicken is better in the South, but from experience, I think the quality varies greatly from place to place. Some are great, others are as bad as KFC in LA. The quality is less consistent than White Castle sliders.
I miss eating the chicken from Malaysia. Its smaller, the breast meat is less white, but very juicy. Canadian chicken is quite "dry" and doesn't taste as good. I'm talking about the different breeds of chicken they use in Malaysia vs Canada.
I thought the fried chicken & sauce at A&W in KL was pretty good. My friends in Malaysia thought I was nuts.

In TW chicken breast meat is cheaper because customers dislike the dry meat. I used to be engaged to a girl in TW and, in her infinite wisdom she decided to take me to Maokung for tea and order kung pao chicken because she thought that being "Americanized" I'd prefer to eat such dishes. The cook was some college kid working at night and, the kung pao chicken was made with dried chicken breast meat and charred with bits of unidentified black things.

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