Southern / Soul Food Restaurant in New York, NY, United States
The chicken and waffles boomlet is quickly evolving into a full-on trend. Williamsburg’s Sweet Chick serves up American food with a self-described rustic Southern accent and the restaurant's original chicken and waffle dish has become its calling card.
I think what’s neat about it is that it brings a few things together that everybody likes … All of those [ingredients] are somewhat accessible but are presented in a way that I think most people aren’t used to seeing.
“It’s called poutine because you essentially get french fries, gravy and mussels and herbs all mixed together on one dish,” Honsa said. “The mussels essentially replace the cheese if you want to think about it like a poutine.”