NOCA Fried Chicken Alert

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Who needs a calendar? These days, I pretty much measure the passage of time by the reoccurrence of NOCA's fried chicken night.

The monthly special always happens on the fourth Sunday, so the place is inevitably packed with people chowing down on some of the tastiest bird ever (not to mention heaps of mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans, buttermilk biscuits, peppercorn steak salad, and apple crisp with cinnamon gelato). It has such a cult following that it was even the occasion for a Chowhound meetup/going away party recently.

Best to plan ahead for this one, which is why I'm giving certain Chow Bella readers the reminder (you know who you are!). But don't freak out if you can't go this weekend; there's something good on the $35, three-course Simple Supper menu every weekend. 

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