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Denver's ten best plates of chicken and waffles

Which came first, the chicken or the waffle? There may be a lot of disagreement about how this dish came about, but almost everyone agrees that this unusual combination of sweet and savory is delicious, which is why it's a staple of Southern cuisine. But you don't need to travel to the South to get your fix, because restaurants across Denver serve up great plates of chicken and waffles. Here are the ten best (in no particular order):

See also: - How did chicken and waffles land on mainstream breakfast menus? - Second Home Kitchen and Bar: Best Chicken and Waffles 2012 - Cora Faye's Cafe -- the South rises again.

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