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(Chicken 'n') Waffles in Memphis... (With My Feet Ten Feet Off of Beale)

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Chicken and waffles. Say it. Okay, so it doesn't flow from the tongue as trippingly as other dynamic duos like Batman and Robin or chocolate and peanut butter. But the two unlikely items have lots of fans and share a history featuring a cast of characters as diverse as Thomas Jefferson, Gladys Knight, and two Southern ladies named Alcenia.

Jefferson, it turns out, brought the waffle iron back from France, and documented cases of chicken and waffles in America appear shortly after ...

Read the rest of Bo List's look at local chicken and waffles emporiums.

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