“Cone Ranger” wins 2019 Fried Chicken Fest

“Cone Ranger” wins 2019 Fried Chicken Fest

Magic Bird Fried Chicken earns top spot behind Brazen Hall and Khao Restaurant

The results are in! Fried Chicken Fest took Winnipeg by storm this past week and the weather was no match for foodies driven to taste their way around the best fried chicken in the city and surrounding areas. From January 20 to 27, twenty-one restaurants across the city and in Stony Mountain and Selkirk served up their best fried chicken creation to eager food lovers who took the challenge of trying as many as they could very seriously. Fried chicken lovers were asked to vote for their favourite online at friedchickenfest.ca and the winner left no doubt that creativity pays off.

Congratulations to Magic Bird Fried Chicken the 2019 winner of Fried Chicken Fest! Clearly, the Cone Ranger rode into town and stole the hearts and taste buds of foodies throughout Winnipeg and the surrounding area. Honourable mentions to Brazen Hall Kitchen & Brewery and Khao Restaurant who placed second and third respectively.

“Once again Fried Chicken Fest brought together Winnipeg’s best chefs showing off their creativity and excited food lovers. This homegrown food festival just keeps getting better and better,” says Chef Allan Pineda, co-founder of Fried Chicken Fest.

Judging by social media, the Cone Ranger was an Instagram favourite according to Fried Chicken Fest goers around the city. “We’re thrilled that so many Winnipeggers and even visitors to Manitoba were able to get in on Fried Chicken Fest this year. This food festival is a testament to the chef talent in this city and area, and the creativity this year was off the charts,” shares Susie Erjavec Parker, co-founder of Fried Chicken Fest.