Pretty Bird

Pretty Bird chicken isn’t just some fowl dredged in flour and fried — anyone can do that, chef-owner Viet Pham says. Instead, Pretty Bird serves complex flavors and textures all working harmoniously to deliver the perfect bite.

Anyone familiar with Pham’s background — “Iron Chef” winner, Food & Wine’s Best New Chef, former co-owner/chef of Salt Lake City’s Forage — would expect no less, even with the seemingly stark change of pace.

“With Pretty Bird, there’s a lot of fine dining technique that goes into it. … Fried chicken is a great vehicle to mask that because it’s so unpretentious,” he said. Read more …