Kyedong Chicken First Taste
We visited the Palisades Park branch, which is actually an annex in a Korean food shop. Its location threw us for a loop. We were confused and hungry. Our original intent was to eat at Baden Baden which is more of a sit down place, but they weren't opening til later in the afternoon.
I love how each chicken chain has a distinct way of packaging the goods. Kyedong's chicken is packaged in a container that's flatter than its competitors. It features an opening where a free can of Coke is placed. The ajushi on the box reminded me of someone - maybe an actor on a Korean drama I watched when I was a kid?
We went with two large orders of wings, one sweet and one spicy. The crust was nice and crispy and the chicken was well-cooked, but both flavor varieties were lacking in intensity. I did enjoy their radish kimchi, which was spicier than what you usually get due to some sliced jalepenos thrown into the mix.
A couple containers of rice and two varieties of kimchi from my parents' fridge round out the meal. Dan and Dave dig in.