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Main event: the food. Give us the lowdown—especially what not to miss. Top Chef alum Richard Blais has crafted a menu of ethically sourced free-range chicken and egg dishes, so—even though you’re not tucking into the healthiest meal—you can at least feel good about what you’re eating. There are veggie-dense salads and power bowls packed with quinoa, but

Let’s be honest. Organic meats are great and all, but a chicken could be raised on a hormone-free cloud while being consistently massaged by an angel, and it wouldn’t make a difference if it didn’t fry up deliciously. Luckily, the folks at this newish SD favorite put as much effort into making its fried chicken

The Crack Shack Los Angeles is about to get another fried chicken restaurant, only this one comes by way of San Diego and a “Top Chef” winner. Chef Richard Blais, executive chef Jon Sloan and owner Michael Rosen plan to open a location of the Crack Shack, their San Diego fried chicken restaurants, at the

Crack Shack for life Richard Blais has finally come for greater Los Angeles. Or, Orange County, as it were, opening up his first near-ish location of casual fried chicken option Crack Shack in Costa Mesa. The Orange County Register was first to catch a sneak peek of the place, which lands on 17th Street today. See this article

With so many lunch spots on offer in San Diego, knowing what you want to eat when the clock nears noon is not always an easy decision to make. Whether you’re looking to enjoy a long leisurely repast with friends, a more formal business pow-wow or simply looking to grab a quick bite before heading

The Little Italy neighborhood is booming, with new restaurants sprouting on what seems like a weekly basis. The coolest new addition is the Crack Shack, an open-air restaurant with concrete picnic tables and a bocce court, and a client base that includes what seems like every San Diegan under the age of 35. The fried chicken

The Crack Shack was just named by MSN as one of the Best Chicken Restaurants in the US!  Chef Richard Blais’ Señor Croque with crispy chicken, bacon, a fried egg, cheddar cheese and maple butter on a soft bun, takes a chicken sandwich to another level. Read Full Article