Sweet and Savory—This Iconic Chicken Duo is Now Available to Order

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Sure, there are a lot of famous duos out there. Peanut butter and jelly, hot dogs and summer days, the list goes on. But, we think this chicken duo is the most iconic:  chicken and waffles. A perfect ratio of savory and sweet, this combo is hitting our menu. You won’t be eating anything else.

Sweet and Savory Chicken duo

If you’ve ever had chicken and waffles, you know it’s a delicious meal enjoyed at any time. It’s been a staple in many culinary traditions including soul food and Pennsylvania Dutch cuisine. Many brunch spots have added this staple to their menus, seeing the demand for it.

With that said, we’ve also added it to our menu! We think everyone should taste our chicken their favorite way. And, you can’t go wrong with chicken and waffles. The only question left is, when are you stopping by to order yours?

Keeping Food Conscious in the New Year

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With a lot of goals set for this new year, it’s no surprise that diet is one personal change happening with a lot of people. Being food conscious is a feat many try to manage to make a positive change. Keeping yourself strong and healthy should always be a goal—and we get that. That’s why we’re here to say that if you’re thinking of keeping healthier food options, it’s always chicken over steak.

Food Conscious with Chicken

By nature, chicken is a healthier protein choice over steak and other red meats. That’s because red meats tend to have more saturated (read: bad) fat. So, you don’t have to completely stop eating out when you’ve decided to keep a healthier diet. Just eat chicken (Dinah’s Chicken) and be a little more conscious about the foods you’re picking.

Dinah’s Chicken has great lunch options that include fish and shrimp too!

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Postmates Dinah’s Chicken: A Meal Straight to the Couch

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What do you even call the lag you feel during the last month of the year? Yearend-itis? Whatever it may be, we definitely understand. That’s why we make comfort food to really settle into that mood. Now, you can Postmates Dinah’s Chicken so that you don’t have to interrupt all the relaxing (or holiday gift wrapping) that you have going on. Nothing is better than getting your favorite fried chicken delivered straight to your couch—ok, straight to your door.

 

Take Advantage of Postmates Dinah’s Chicken

Like, full advantage. Because living in LA means complaining that traffic is the worst at all times. This way, with a Postmates delivery, you can continue to binge watch your favorite show or finish wrapping all those last-minute gifts you bought. You’ve seen our sides list, right? How badly do you want to eat that corn on the cob with the abandon of a 2-year-old? There’s no one to judge you at home, so go right ahead!

 

Seriously, don’t waste the gas. We can be delivered to you. Enjoy your fried chicken and corn—and don’t forget the mac n’ cheese!

 

Interesting Chicken Facts to Chew On During the Holidays

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There has been a health wave in the past couple of years that has us asking, “Where is our food coming from?” But, what about the other interesting facts? When you’re eating our delicious chicken, you might not be thinking about random chicken facts. But, we have. Here are some great ones to talk about next time you’re in the restaurant with your friends.

Chicken Facts

First up, the chicken is actually a domesticated fowl that is the subspecies of the red junglefowl.

There are more chickens on Earth than people. Crazy, right?

Chicken as a meat has been depicted as early as Babylonian carvings from around 600 BC.  

Not only is it the most popular poultry in the world, the consumption of it fiercely increased during WWII since there was a shortage of beef and pork.

Rhode Island made a chicken, the Rhode Island Red, the state’s official bird in 1954.

Afraid of chickens? Then you have Alektorophobia. 

Contact Dinah’s Chicken today to order your Thanksgiving Chicken dinner and all the fixings that come along with it.

Fried Chicken: The Easiest People-Pleasing Meal

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What is one of the best characteristics about fried chicken (besides the undeniable taste)? How about the fact that it’s the easiest meal to pick up for any family get-together, work potluck, or a late-night date with Netflix?

Nowadays, the average person is too busy to bother making an elaborate dinner once they come home from work. Forget getting another pizza with toppings no one can agree on. Fried chicken is the crunchy, mouth-watering meal that everyone deserves. Add to that the abundance of savory sides you can find here at Dinah’s, and you’ve got the best people-pleasing meal that anyone could offer.

If you want our advice, the weather is still great in LA. Take advantage of having a picnic just six minutes up the road at Griffith Park. Fried chicken, mac n’ cheese, pineapple slaw and blue skies. We don’t think life gets better than that.

Go ahead and relax. We’ve got your meal covered.  

 

The Fried Chicken Recipe: A Few Things You Didn’t Know

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The fried chicken recipe goes back pretttttttty far.

The idea for the fried chicken recipe may have originated as far back as the ancient Egyptian days. From there, it’s believed that the Scottish took over the idea and morphed the chicken into more of the recipe prevalent in America today.

The South put their twist and perfected it.

The fried chicken recipe reached full form in the American southwest. Specifically, a Virginia housewife named Mary Randolph was the first to actually publish the recipe in her cookbook.

The whole world loves it.

It’s not only America that has an intense love for this chicken. As a matter of fact, several countries have their own versions, like Korea and Guatemala. In areas of the world like the Caribbean, the Middle East, and West Africa, it is a major staple recipe that is loved and adored.

Fried chicken recipe

At Dinah’s Chicken, we think the fried chicken recipe and its history are pretty cool. That’s why we stick to the roots and offer an original Southern style recipe that honors the history of the delicious dish.

What Are The Best Fried Chicken Sides? Mystery Solved

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Okay, so it may not be quite as ancient as the mystery of the pyramids, but it’s pretty dang close. Since the dawn of time, essentially, people have begged the question: what are the ultimate sides to order with fried chicken? Even now, with the addition of waffles and other hip chicken trends, the mystery just gets deeper.

So let’s solve it. What exactly are the best fried chicken sides?

Very, very in-depth super scientific studies have shown that the best, customer-approved sides are the following:

  1. Mac and Cheese
  2. Coleslaw
  3. Potato salad
  4. Mashed potatoes
  5. Corn on the cob
  6. French fries

But we all know what the actual number one side is (if it can be called a side.)

And that’s classic gravy.

Best fried chicken sides.

Best fried chicken sides.

At Dinah’s Chicken, we take this scientific research super seriously. In fact, we offer the exact sides that customers love to pair with fried chicken.

And we always remember the gravy.

The Los Angeles Times Tells The Story of Dinah’s Fried Chicken Glendale

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We at Dinah’s Fried Chicken Glendale received some love in the Los Angeles Times. The article is “After more than 50 years, Dinah’s Chicken remains a Glendale icon.” We, of course, were very satisfried to find that our customers have loved us for as long as we have loved them! At Dinah’s, it’s our mission to always deliver the best quality comfort food. And to do this in an environment reminiscent of the 60s diner ease. That this has resonated with our customers is an honor, to say the least.

Dinah’s Fried Chicken Glendale

Dinah’s Fried Chicken Glendale

Our family business started as an idea hatched on a golf course in the 60s. It has grown before our eyes, and we’re more than happy that Dinah’s Fried Chicken Glendale has stayed in the family all these years. While our friends and customers have come and go through the years, our recipe and unwavering kindness will never change.

After all, if the Colonel had our recipe, he’d be a general. Visit Dinah’s Fried Chicken Glendale today.

Fried Chicken for the Family this Summer

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Southern California becomes a popular family-centric destination during the summer months. While trying to juggle the itinerary, prepare for the weather, and wrangle the children into action – sometimes food can take a backseat. With the multitude of options for lunch and dinner spots in LA, the choice can sometimes be overwhelming. However, we’re here to help – with a little thing called fried chicken.

Fried chicken is a family pleaser.

We think it’s highly likely that nearly everybody likes fried chicken. Everybody. It’s tasty. It’s easy. It’s messy fun. At Dinah’s Chicken, we think it’s the perfect meal for the family. Additionally, we pressure cook our chicken, meaning we use pressure frying instead of letting ridiculous amounts of oil seep into our crispy chicken. Therefore, you can make a conscious choice for lunch or dinner that’s delicious, quick, and actually crispy.

Fried chicken at Dinah's

Fried chicken at Dinah’s

Come one – come all! We’re a quick hop, skip, and a jump away from central LA. Of course, bring the kids.

Dinah’s Chicken Offers Quick Glendale Lunch for LA Tourists

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As summer creeps on in, Los Angeles (and we at Dinah’s Chicken) prepares for the annual tourist season. Seeking waves, sun, and 80-degree days, visitors from across the world will soon make their way to the City of Angels. What these tourists don’t know is that in addition to soaking up the beautiful weather that LA and the surrounding areas have to offer, they can also get some bomb. fried. chicken.

That’s where we come in.

We are a family restaurant owned and operated since 1967. Located just due east of the Hollywood Sign, Dinah’s Chicken offers an unmatched foodie experience in the heart of Glendale. We are nestled close enough to the Verdugo mountains for a quick lunch before a nature hike. We are just down the highway from the trendy Silverlake district for a day of thrift-shopping. And we are just over the hill from the Hollywood film studios in Burbank for a day of sightseeing.

Your itinerary is up to you. Leave lunch to Dinah’s Chicken.

Check out our menu here and stop in this summer.

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