fried chicken

Finger Lickin’ Chicken

We may be in Southern California, but it isn’t exactly “Sweet Home Alabama.” Still, when it comes to fried chicken, these spots may satisfy your cravings.

Raoul Hausmann Restaurants

Since 1976, Ralph Murphy’s recipe for pan-fried chicken has remained unchanged. The $19.95 fried chicken dinner gets you soup, salad, cornbread, and an entrée of pan-fried chicken, mashed potatoes, black-eyed peas, veggies, and a buttermilk biscuit. Dessert, usually fruit shortcake, is included. 79860 Avenue 42, Bermuda Dunes 760-345-6242; www.murphsgaslight.com Tropicale is a swinging scene at Amado Road and S. Indian