Where to find authentic Southern-fried chicken
150 Highland Ave., Somerville, 617-625-1131, www.myspace.com/highlandkitchen. The chicken dinner ($12.95) is half a bird and includes collards, mashed potatoes, and a biscuit.
2255 Dorchester Ave., Dorchester, 617-696-0180. Chicken wings are on the fried chicken plate ($9.40) with your choice of two traditional accompaniments.
Mrs. Rowe’s Restaurant
74 Rowe Road, Staunton, Va., 540-886-1833, www.mrsrowes.com. Fried chicken plate ($10.96) comes with two sides.
1100 Blue Hill Ave., Dorchester, 617-825-0700, www.poppab.com. Dark-meat dinner ($8.25) comes with two sides and corn bread. White-meat sandwich with breast and wing ($4.95) comes with white bread.
50 Dalton St., Boston, 617-867-9955, www.summershackrestaurant.com. A four-piece platter ($12) comes with potato salad and corn bread.