ORLANDO, Florida – bb.q Chicken, a Korean fried chicken chain, plans to open its first Florida restaurant in Orlando next month.
The company hasn’t set a firm opening date, but a spokesperson for bb.q said the Orlando site, 1246 E. Colonial Drive, will open in mid-October.
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While this is the first bb.q Chicken location in Florida, it won’t be the last. The company said it plans to open more locations in the Sunshine State – in Orlando, Tampa, Gainesville and Miami – in the near future.
The building that bb.q Chicken is moving into housed Tasty Wok before it moved to a larger location across the street.
bb.q Chicken was founded in South Korea in 1995, according to the website. The channel arrived in the United States in 2014 with the founding of BBDOTQ USA, an American subsidiary of the company.
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The menu offers a variety of fried chicken options ranging from a traditional preparation to several gravy and seasoned variations. There are also recognizable American sides – onion rings, French fries, mozzarella sticks – as well as more Korean dishes such as kimchi fried rice, fried dumplings, and pickled radishes.
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