The Cajun Chicken Sandwich at NOLA

Palermo . Buenos Aires

NOLA Buenos Aires Palermo

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Overall Rating

  • Ambience 70%
  • Service 70%
  • Food (Execution) 70%
  • Creativity 70%
  • Value 70%

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Restaurant Details
The Cajun Chicken Sandwich at NOLA

Locale: Palermo
Address: Gorriti 4389

Telephone: +54 11 6350-1704
Restaurant Type: Fast Casual, Gastro-Pub
Cuisine: Cajun-Creole
Price: $$$
Hours: Mon-Fri - 11:30am to 8pm[/types] Sat-Sun 11:30am to 6pm[/types] [/types]

Summary of Review
NOLA's fried-chicken sandwich is crispy, crunchy, creative goodness on a bun. Cajun fried chicken comes to Buenos Aires.

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Restaurant Review for The Cajun Chicken Sandwich at NOLA

Review by:
Rating: 4.0 stars
Review Date:
09/13/2015

In Austria they call it “schnitzel”. In Italy, “cotoletta alla milanesa”. When more than a few shiploads of Italians decided to high-tail it for South America, they brought that breaded cutlet with them and decided to make it easy to order in a restaurant by shortening the name of the dish to just plain ole “milanesa”. In the Southern United States, breaded cutlets, likely brought primarily by German immigrants morphed into what is known as the “chicken fried steak”, which is prepared in a similar fashion, but omits the bread crumbs on the breaded cutlet.

As far as I’m concerned, those bread crumbs are just wasted carbohydrates. Just give me some chicken dipped in eggs and buttermilk and covered in wheat flour and flash-fry that cutlet or a big chicken breast in hot oil so that the breading gets extra crispy. Hey, I liked the eleven herbs and spices that Colonel Sanders put on his chicken, but truth be told, I was elated when the Colonel’s restaurant succumbed to demand and created the extra-crispy variety I had learned to love.

Add a little ground cayenne to that flour before you cover the chicken in it and the whole thing gets even better. That’s how they do it in Louisiana. And that’s how they do it at NOLA in Buenos Aires. I don’t even need to describe the sandwich. You can just look at it and see it’s a special creation. Give the patrons a big squeeze-bottle of some sweet, spicy sauce to pour over the top and you’ve got a winner. That’s the fried-chicken sandwich at NOLA.

And you can wash it down with a Broeder’s craft beer on tap, and for good measure order up a bowl of Louisiana gumbo.

Woooo-eeeeee. Now that’s a meal.

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The Cajun Chicken Sandwich at NOLA

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