These aren't your Grandma's chicken and waffles - these Denver restaurants serve the Southern classic with a culinary twist.
Food Network Chef Keegan Gerhard has comfort food covered at his Uptown eatery, where they serve two very different renditions of chicken and waffles. At brunch the dish is served with honey butter and for dinner, it incorporates bacon and honey mustard.
Lola's Mexican flare translates seamlessly into its brunch rendition of fried chicken and waffles. The buttermilk-brined fried chicken is served on fluffy waffles with chorizo gravy and topped with a bright red drizzle of cherry-fresno syrup ($12).
Falling somewhere in between a diner and bistro, this Uptown restaurant features old-school American classics with an elevated twist. The fried chicken and waffles on the brunch menu is a fan favorite. The gigantic portion is served with four pieces of chicken, two different types of syrup and homemade red eye gravy ($17).
The menu at this 14th Street spot is comprised of innovative pub grub, including a unique take on fried chicken and waffles. Adventurous eaters will appreciate the schnitzel-style preparation of the chicken, which is artfully placed on sourdough waffles, then topped with pure maple syrup and salty walnuts ($13.50).
This upscale restaurant in the JW Marriott Cherry Creek offers a Sunday Pajama Brunch where the main draw is fried chicken and waffles. The cornbread waffles, hardly visible under four massive pieces of fried chicken, are topped with sausage gravy and Stranahan's Whiskey maple syrup, catapulting this brunch dish to craveable status ($19).