(Closed) Gourmet Fried Chicken?

posted 9 years ago in Food
  • poll: Gourmet Fried Chicken at our Reception?
    Oh yea! : (37 votes)
    74 %
    No way! : (13 votes)
    26 %
  • Post # 3
    1363 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    KFC? No way!

    Chicken as you are describing and home made mac and cheese with a little gourmet thrown in? YUM!

    Post # 4
    7693 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2010

    When I ate meat, I would’ve loved that menu! That sounds delicious. Just make sure you have enough real food for any non-meat eaters! Mac and cheese (as long as its a normal serving of it) would be perfect for me, especially if there were mashed potatoes, green beans, cornbread, etc!

    Post # 5
    3670 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: March 2011

    We had fried chicken at our wedding!  It came with mashed potatoes, biscuits and gravy, collard greens, cream corn, and we added macaroni family style to all of the tables.  We had a southern kind of theme to our menu and everyone absolutely loved it!  It was by far the most popular meal of the night (our other options were shellfish over grits and grilled twin filets of beef). 

    Post # 6
    6512 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2012

    Good fried chicken is delicious, and I don’t think it would be out of place if its done well ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 7
    2819 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: December 2012

    That sound wonderful, it is your wedding do what you want. People are going to eat regardless ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 8
    2362 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: December 2017

    That sounds comfy and inviting. I like it.

    Post # 9
    4485 posts
    Honey bee

    Fried chicken is wonderful and most everyone loves it. Not sure what makes it gourmet though. Buttermilk fried chicken is not considered fancy or exotic by most people since it’s generally a staple that everyone knows to fix.

    Your menu sounds delicious and everyone should love it.

    Post # 10
    405 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    The food sounds delicious!  But unfortunately I had to pick “no way”.  But no way for me due to my family being picky, health conscious eaters.  I wouldn’t mind eating fried chicken at a wedding with yummy mac n cheese, but for me after eating fried chicken I usually get this gross feeling in my stomach and go directly into food coma haha.  But it is your wedding and if you want it go for it! 

    Post # 11
    2808 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    We are considering something very similar for our wedding. And we are date twins! Fancy fried chicken is reaaaaaaaally good ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 12
    5385 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: December 2010

    We served chicken and waffles and grilled catfish with shrimp sauce at our wedding. We wanted good food and everyone was happy. 

    ETA: I forgot to mention that my wedding was semi-formal. 

    Post # 13
    278 posts
    Helper bee

    Hey! I think the menu sounds DELISH!! ๐Ÿ˜€ I love fried chicken.. mumumum ๐Ÿ™‚


    Good choice..!!

    Post # 14
    4824 posts
    Honey bee

    I think for those that would eat it it is perfectly fine and fun! As long as you have a lighter option that isnt so heavy an unhealthy for those that would prefer it, then I say go for it!

    Post # 15
    9028 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I think it depends on the feel of your wedding reception, if its a more laid back affair then no one would mind, but its very formal people wouldnt expect fried chicked and mac & cheese

    Post # 16
    1465 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    No clue what makes it gourmet. But folks love comfort foods. The latest trends according to magazines (not that that should be your main source) is that comfort food is back in style regardless of the formality.

    Your guests can handle one indulgent meal in their lifetimes if it is not their normal cuisine. But most people will gladly eat it and thank you that it isn;t stuffy.

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