LA Times on the Zankou Chicken Story
Edwin Goei

LA Times on the Zankou Chicken Story


The

LA Times

had a

great article

on

Zankou Chicken

today, a chain of which OC has a solitary branch in

Anaheim

.

Almost everyone who's fouled up their breaths with Zankou's toum (garlic sauce) knows how this Armenian chicken chain was cemented into legendary status by Chowhounds, critics, Zagat and a song by Beck; but I assuming not everyone has heard the whole story, which includes a tragic tale of murder-suicide.

I knew very little about the fatal chain of events that rocked the family-owned business years ago, but this latest article brings the whole sad and sordid tale of success, violence and tasty rotisserie chicken into sharp focus.

Read it!

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