Whole chickens make meal planning easy, whether it’s for individual meals with tons of leftovers, or giant group dinners. And there are so many different ways to prepare the reliable poultry, from roasting to grilling to what Texans know best: smoking.
In Austin, there are plenty of options for whole chickens. There are the quick and cheap options from El Pollo Rico to Portuguese-style at Tio Pepe to more involved productions like Fresa’s Chicken al Carbon. This update adds Contigo Fareground, Dee Dee, Tio Pepe, Swedish Hill, and Lou’s.
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