2/15/2013 04:04:00 PM

Is Chicken and Waffles Really a Southern Dish?

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NPR's The Salt delves into the truth behind the strange yet beloved dish, chicken and waffles, exploring whether or not it has real deal Southern roots. They put it to food writer John T. Edge for analysis who explained: "It's a Southern dish, but a Southern dish once or twice removed from the South. It's a dish most popular among expatriate, African-American Southerners, a dish most popular among Southerners now living in urban areas, whether that be the urban South or the urban West, in the case of Los Angeles, or the urban North, in the case of New York." Read more about the heritage of the dish here.

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