Our Kitchen

From our heirloom buttermilk marinade, to our juicy California free-range birds, and our proprietary “stay crispy” batter, we take great pride in crafting our recipes and sourcing sustainably. That's the Southern in us, and so is our devotion to cooking with soul. We pickle and ferment, smoke with hickory, and make our sauces from scratch. We don’t use freezers or heat lamps, and most importantly, we fry our chicken to order—that’s the right way to do it.

 
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Southern Scratch Cooking

Our kitchen embodies a collection of great American stories told though regional specialties. From dill pickles to collard green kimchi, we draw our inspiration from the cultures and foodways that continue to influence and inspire our favorite Southern scratch cooking.

Sustainably Sourced Ingredients

We're huge advocates for the Southern ideals of working with love, care and integrity, and source  from farmers and ranchers that do the same. We're currently supporting by sourcing from Jidori, Rancho Gordo, Anson Mills, Tillamook, Gioia, Chino Valley Ranchers, California Olive Ranchers and many more.

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Heirloom Family Recipes

We're fortunate to have a heritage rich with recipes passed down from generation to generation. They're rooted from our immigrant grandparents and have been celebrated with honor and tradition over the past century. 

 
 

A PASSION FOR SOUTHERN CULTURE

As Southerners living in Los Angeles, we take great pride in being ambassadors of heritage, history, and pedigree. We were raised by loving parents that taught us the importance of genuine hospitality, which means that when you walk through our doors you're family.

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