Fried chicken restaurant opens in Westmoreland
In July, "BAES Fried Chicken" opened its second location in Westmoreland. Owned by Micah Camden, the take-out restaurant is located at 1613 S.E. Bybee Boulevard, next to Unitus Credit Union, in the space in which "Boxer Ramen" briefly operated.
Manager Christian Lambert reports that no indoor seating is offered at this time, but they hope soon to set up an outdoor seating area in a parking place, as part of the Portland Department of Transportation's "Healthy Business Permit Plan".
"We specialize in fried chicken, served traditional or hot, which can be delivered by 'Caviar' or 'DoorDash'," continues Lambert. BAES offers a variety of fried chicken styles, from individual portions to family-supper size, with a variety of sauces available.The "sides" selection includes fries, coleslaw, buttered corn, mashed potatoes and gravy, mac and cheese, and collard greens. Although they don't have a liquor license yet, "We do have variety of Slushies and canned soda," assures Lambert; adding, "All employees are required to wear masks while on duty."
The menu is available to passers-by at the door, or you can go online for it – www.baes.com. The first location of BAES opened last year in Old Town, in downtown Portland.
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