Having been spotted everywhere from the incredibly well received fried chicken festival to an array of street food vendors and acclaimed restaurants, it’s without a doubt that chicken topped waffles are the food trend of the moment. A mouth-watering combination of tender fried chicken alongside the breakfast staple, this taste of Americana sees our favourite bird given the ultimate culinary treatment.
Newmarket cafe L’affare Melrose is serving up a variation so damn delectable that it has us dedicating a whole post to the much-coveted plate. Juicy, succulent chook deep fried and seasoned before being laid on a bed of hearty waffles, drizzled in almighty bourbon syrup and topped off with a tantalising whip of sour cream, it comes as no surprise that this sweet and savoury mash-up has us returning time and time again. Currently on its all-day menu for less than $20, this classic favourite can be devoured for breakfast, lunch or dinner, (or all three, if you’re that way inclined) and while L’affare has hit the nail on the head with this winning formula, we suggest adding an extra dose of crispy bacon for a meal that you’ll be reminiscing about for weeks to come.
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