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Beirut, Lebanon, the first location for Zankou

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  • LA Mag 101 Cheap Eats

    May 2009 Issue - "101 CHEAP EATS": "ANGELENO'S LOVE AFFAIR with this Armenian chain goes back decades...."

  • Sunset Mag

    May 2009 Issue - "L.A.'s 99 Cent Chef": "The chef's favorite fast-food is... Zankou Chicken."

  • Zagat

    "'Zank-you!' say zealots... for its 'brilliant rotisserie chicken' 'masterfully prepared'...."

  • LA Magazine

    “Zankou has some of the juiciest, tangiest eat and run chicken anywhere!”

  • Los Angeles Times

    “No better chicken anywhere. Find out for yourself.”
    “The best chicken in town at any price: moist, juicy, fragrant….”

  • Daily News

    “This may well be the fastest fast food restaurant in the world.”

  • Fodor's

    “Forget the Colonel, Zankou's aromatic... chicken with perfectly crisp, golden skin is one of L.A.'s truly great budget meals.”

  • Citysearch

    Voted Best Fast Food and Cheap Eats Restaurant for last eight years

  • Seattle Times

    I would return to L.A. just for this... Zankou Chicken, Zankou Chicken, Zankou Chicken!

  • New York Times

    “Zankou is the greatest chicken ever…. I'd probably eat it out of the garbage can.” 
    “It is a legend….”