Of course, the best fried chicken is at the place that you love, but maybe you're looking for a few new places:

Southern Living Magazine writer Cassandra Vanhooser's picks for the best fried chicken places in the South include:

Babe's Chicken Dinner House, Roanoke, Texas

Bubba Cooks Country, Dallas

Gladys Knight and Ron Winans Chicken & Waffles, Atlanta

Price's Chicken Coop, Charlotte, N.C.

Kessler's 1891 Eatery and Pub, Versailles, Ky.

Fiorella's Restaurant, New Orleans

Seafood & Chicken Box, Center Point, Ala.

Vanhooser's honorable mentions:

Horace & Dickie's Seafood, Washington

Gus's World Famous Hot and Spicy Fried Chicken, Memphis

Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room, Savannah, Ga.

Buckner's Family Restaurant, Jackson, Ga.

Dooky Chase Restaurant, New Orleans

Stroud's, Kansas City, Mo.

Popeye's Chicken & Biscuits, Atlanta airport

Among author John Edge's favorites in the Northeast and South:

Chalfonte Hotel, Cape May, N.J.

Sal's Birdland, Rochester, N.Y.

Pollo Campero, various locations (including Northern


Jacques-Imo's, New Orleans

Willie Mae's Scotch House, New Orleans

Julep Restaurant, Jackson, Miss.

Prince's Hot Chicken Shack, Nashville

Mr. Boo's, Nashville

Son's Place, Atlanta

Watershed, Decatur, Ga.

Breakfast Klub, Houston

Beppe, New York

Anchor Bar, Buffalo, N.Y.

Blue Smoke, New York

New Caporal, New York