Years ago, Bri used to work in
After all, there’s a reason people say, “it tastes like chicken,” as a way to describe other meats. It’s because chicken is a synonym for bland, tasteless and boring. I seldom order chicken (unless it fried chicken) because it’s usually dry and flavorless.
After much cajoling, I tried the Damn Good chicken (Pollo a la Brasa is the actual name of the dish) and I shocked at how good it was. I had to admit that Bri was right; this chicken was Damn Good. When Bri left his job in
The Boston Globe had a tidbit about a new restaurant in Union Sq, Machu Picchu Charcoal Chicken & Grill ((Not to be confused with the main
But, who cares about the sandwich? We came for the chicken, and the chicken was Damn Good. In fact I would say it’s Damn Better. Billy loved it and called it “magnificent.” The spices and the smoke permeated the meat; it was moist, tender and succulent. I told Bri about it and he went dinner last night. He begrudgingly admitted “very impressed” by the chicken, but is refusing to say it’s better than Pedro’s. He feels he should really have Pedro’s again for a fairer comparison. Face reality, Bri, Pedro has been dethroned.
I found out this morning that Billy loved it so much he went back for dinner.