Sunday 22 October 2017

A fried chicken festival is coming to London and it's going to make your stomach rumble

By Zaina Alibhai

Visitors will vote for their favourite dish at the Bucket List Wall of Fame.

Listen up fried chicken-lovers – the festival of your dreams will be coming to London and revolves solely around gourmet fried chicken dishes.

The Bucket List is gathering the best in the bird business under one roof, offering visitors the chance to try the tastiest fried chicken on offer.

Those lucky enough to get a ticket will be given a bucket and sent off on a culinary adventure, collecting a portion from each vendor and a complimentary drink.

Extra sides – including cheese fries, hot waffles, pickled coleslaw – can also be bought as an accompaniment.

After tasting all eight dishes on offer, visitors will then vote on their favourite at the Bucket List Wall of Fame.

Here’s what you can expect to dig into…

Mother Clucker

They’ll be serving tea-brined, twice buttermilk soaked Cajun chicken strips with hot sauce.

Other Side Fried

They’ll be serving cocoa chilli and maple fillets with coriander mayo.

Only Jerkin’

They’ll be serving ginger beer-battered jerk or mango nuggets with jerk gravy.

Bill or Beak

They’ll be serving Szechuan miso tenders with fermented green chilli hot sauce.

Daja Chicken

They’ll be serving double coated and double fried Asian tenders with modern flavours from the Far East .

Killa Dilla

They’ll be serving ‘KDFC’ in chipotle salt and crushed Chilli Heatwave tortilla chips.

Mother Flipper

They’ll be serving Korean spicy wings.

Petare

They’ll be serving masa fried pieces with guava glaze and habanero mayo.

The Bucket List will be in London on May 5 and 6, and you can find out more or buy tickets here.

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