I'm pretty sure there is nobody in Yakima who likes fried chicken as much as I do. We have the classics like KFC and even Popeye's now. There's also places that happen to have chicken on the menu like Abby's pizza and Norms to name just a couple of places in town. We even have a few options in Yakima that provide variations of fried chicken like fried chicken pieces or popcorn chicken. Either way, I'm down for all of it.

I was at a restaurant in town that had exactly that. They were fried chicken pieces. Not quite popcorn chicken but not quite chicken strips. I knew I had to try it and I'm glad I did.

John Riggs
John Riggs

You can find these at Kobe Sushi and Teriyaki.

Some Japanese restaurants might have something called karaage on the menu which are fried chicken, I think chicken thighs, and amazing. I was thinking it would be something close to that. Well, it wasn't but that's not a bad thing what-so-ever.

These were lightly battered and fried to perfection. Almost like calamari, how thin these pieces were, but the chicken wasn't dry at all. It also had a bit of a spice to it. Not spicy or major kick but just enough to keep you eating more.

We ordered these along with our ramen and sushi so we took the rest home. It made the perfect late-night snack.

If you find yourself at Kobe Sushi and Teriyaki in Yakima you may try these for yourself. I'll be getting them again, for sure.


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