By Laura Hayes
How you dress up a fried chicken sandwich matters, but nothing is more important than the chicken itself. An audible crunch should create love at first bite, but once your teeth permeate the crispy exterior, they should meet moist, juicy meat that tastes like it has taken a Rip Van Winkle-length nap in buttermilk. From coast to coast, these are the 12 best fried chicken sandwiches in America. They’re a big step up from the fast-food variety, and worth every punishing calorie.
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