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Eating Out - April 19, 2019

Worth squawking about

No bones to pick with Fowl Play's tasty chicken

Last April, Andrea Leslie was nearly ready to debut her chicken restaurant — slated to be the west coast's first franchise of Washington, D.C.-based The Chickery — in Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood. Having checked off key milestones including training in Toronto, equipping the kitchen and hiring her opening crew, the Gilroy resident was feeling confident and eager. Then came the bombshell: Leslie received a legal notice informing her of The Chickery's overnight demise. She was ordered to sever all ties with the chain by a chef who asserted exclusive rights to the concept.

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Freelancer Edward Gerald Fike can be emailed at egfike@gmail.com. Fowl Play Roadside Chicken 3850 El Camino Real, Palo Alto 650-384-6511 fowlplayeats.com Hours: Monday-Thursday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Closed Sunday. Reservations: No Credit cards: Yes Parking: Private lot and street Alcohol: None Happy hour: N/A Corkage: N/A Children: Yes Takeout: Yes Outdoor dining: Yes Noise level: Quiet Bathroom cleanliness: Excellent

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