Just as Hill Country blew the barn doors off of the then nascent New York barbecue restaurant scene with its authentic (down to the wood they burn) Lockhart Texas-style barbecue, the new Hill Country Chicken aims to enter the current New York fried chicken wars.
For the health-conscious, Grandma Els’ skinless fried chicken doesn’t sacrifice on taste with its incredible buttermilk batter. But Hill Country Chicken will appeal to every type of chicken-lover in the family. Kids will cluck happily over the huge boneless chicken tenders on steroids and the hand-cut to order skin-on French fries, or equally good cheesy fried mash potatoes. And purists like me will get their wishbone wish with the juicy Hill Country Classic double-coated deep-fried Texas chicken.
Before heading to the downstairs party room designed to look exactly like grandpa’s wood-paneled basement, be sure to grab a slice of one of their pies: Bourbon Pecan, Apple Cheddar, Banana Crème, Double Cherry, Lemon Meringue, or the one that blew me away…a deceptive Key Lime look-alike called the Salted Margarita Pie, which I swear tasted like tequila. YEEHAW!