Kentucky Fried Chicken's all-you-can-eat Mondays: Breasting and nesting

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J. Wohletz
Plate number one....
Why did the original- recipe fried chicken cross the road? To get away from the breasters and nesters at Kentucky Fried Chicken during its all-you-can-eat Monday special.

Any unlimited eat-hole cram promotion will attract a few opportunists short on dining etiquette, but a flock who lacked even basic social skills converged like a swarm of chicken hawks on the KFC at 366 Broadway last Monday.

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J. Wohletz
Original recipe legs and thighs.
I knew what kind of food to expect for the low low-low price of $7.99 plus tax, but my fellow diners came as a complete surprise.

I got my first taste of their greasy behavior as I approached the counter. A woman had received a plate with legs and thighs, and she was none too pleased. She interrupted both employees at the counter and hissed at them like the Skeksis from The Dark Crystal because she wanted breasts. "I don't like these -- I wanted BREASTS!" she screeched.

The harried employees calmly took her plate and gave her a new one with two decent- sized chicken breasts. She spent a minute or so examining them, then declared that she preferred them bigger, but that these would be all right for now.

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J. Wohletz
Enough gravy! It's about time!
Okay, Lady Muck. I wouldn't have blamed the employees if they'd given her an eye roll along with her plate, but they were as dispassionate as Egyptian cat statues in a quiet museum.

As she shuffled away, a male staffer explained how the all-you-can-eat meal works: Each plate comes with legs and thighs -- unless otherwise requested -- in original recipe or extra-crispy, along with a scoop of mashed potatoes with gravy, a side of cole slaw, a biscuit, and a medium drink. When you finish the first plate, you can bring your tray back to the counter for a refill -- lather, rinse, repeat.

There are no restrictions to this special, which is available from open to close every Monday. When I asked if anyone had ever come in at opening and stayed until close, he told me no. But the deal attracts plenty of regulars, including Lady Muck, who apparently makes it a habit to camp out for hours.

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LOL!  You know what!  I really want to turn this into a live reality theatre opportunity.  Maybe I'll get a few actors together and w e will just camp out for a few hours and just offer loud commentary about all the people in there and what they are doing! Jenn, you and I could do this!! Huh?!? ...Winnie

ScubaSteve topcommenter

Here is a recipe for KFC cole slaw:

KFC Cole Slaw


•8 1/8 cups cabbage•1/3 cup carrot•1 teaspoon onion chopped fine•1/3 cup sugar•1/2 teaspoon salt•1/8 teaspoon pepper•1/8 cup milk•3/4 cup buttermilk•2 tablespoons lemon juice•1/2 cup mayonnaise


First core the cabbage and finely shred along with the carrot. In a bowl combine the buttermilk, mayonnaise, milk and lemon juice mix till well combined. Then add the seasoning. The last step is to add the sugar to the sauce until well mixed. Add the sauce to the cabbage and carrot mixture and mix well and allow the mixture to marinate for 13 hrs.

jenna-furrr topcommenter

@steveville There is no horseradish in it? Hmmmm...I always thought there was.

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