Chicken and Waffles from 60 Hybrid Foods Worth Knowing (Slideshow)

60 Hybrid Foods Worth Knowing (Slideshow)

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Chicken and Waffles

The quintessential soul food packs more flavor than you can fathom. The combination of chicken and waffles takes care of every area of the palate, from the sweet to the savory. Though this award-worthy dish reportedly originated in Pennsylvania Dutch country in the early 1600s with waffles topped with pulled chicken and gravy, it wasn’t until 1938 when the dish (this time made with fried chicken) gained real traction in Harlem, N.Y