One in every of America’s most well-known rooster sandwiches is coming to Dallas by way of superstar chef David Chang: Known as Fuku, it is a ghost kitchen idea that includes fried rooster sandwiches and tenders which can debut in Dallas on April 6.
Which means Dallasites will quickly be chowing down on rooster sandos, rooster fingers, and fries by way of third celebration supply apps equivalent to Uber Eats, DoorDash, Grubhub, and Postmates. Initially made with thigh meat, Fuku switched its recipe to make the most of chicken rooster breast in 2020.
Chang, a a number of James Beard Award winner and founding father of the New York-based Momofuku restaurant empire, initially developed the Fuku rooster sandwich as an off-the-menu particular at Momofuku Noodle Bar. Fuku opened as a devoted idea in New York 2015; it has since expanded by way of ghost kitchen to Baltimore, Washington D.C., Miami/Fort Lauderdale, and Philadelphia.
spicy fried rooster sando topped with pickles and mayo
the “knockout” sando topped with knockout sauce (described as “creamy, tangy, and savory”), shredded cabbage, and pickles
the C.B.R. topped with bacon, ranch, and pickles
the candy and spicy sando
Hen tenders come common or candy and spicy. 4 dipping sauces and waffle fries spherical out the choices.
The enterprise is a partnership between Chang and Reef Know-how, which operates ghost kitchens throughout the nation; they’re debuting the idea in Houston on the identical day as Dallas.
“We’re thrilled to let our Texan followers know we’re lastly making our method to the Lone Star State,” says Alex Munoz-Suarez, CEO of Fuku, in an announcement. “By way of this delivery-only mannequin, we’re capable of introduce Fuku to Dallas and Houston in a protected and managed means, permitting Fuku followers to take pleasure in it from the consolation of dwelling.”
Chang’s entry marks the second superstar chef doing a ghost kitchen idea in Dallas, following Man Fieri, who debuted Man Fieri’s Flavortown Kitchen, a delivery-only restaurant that includes wings, burgers, and the like, in February.