Restaurant – BB Veggie Tue, 22 Nov 2022 15:39:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Restaurant – BB Veggie 32 32 Austin restaurant owner to take Chubby’s Hot Chicken to the suburbs Tue, 22 Nov 2022 15:25:14 +0000

Hear the hotheads, Prentiss Harris, owner of Big Shrimpin, 5963 W. Madison St. in Austin, is about to bring her version of Nashville Hot Chicken to Forest Park. Chubby’s Hot Chicken, is just weeks away from opening in the former home of Small Batch Barbecue, 7441 Madison St.

For discerning foodies, this won’t be the first time they’ve tasted Harris-style fried chicken. In 2020, at the height of the pandemic, he opened Chubby’s Char House, known for its burgers and chicken sandwiches, in the same location that now houses Big Shrimpin.

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Harris closed Chubby’s in favor of a more streamlined seafood menu to reduce prep and staffing needs during tough times for restaurants. With hand-breaded shrimp, catfish and signature Cajun salmon rolling out of the Austin counter-service establishment, Harris set his sights on opening a second restaurant where he could bring his passion. to serve pristine fried chicken.