You know, living in Idaho has its perks. I feel that one of those perks is that Idaho (Boise in particular) is a great launchpad for the ultimate road trip. And recently, I learned of the ultimate road trip destination that is not only delicious but will also destroy the very fabric of your reality.

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So, I don't know about you, but I love a good hot bucket of fried chicken. The best "bucket" of chicken without a doubt comes from KFC also known as Kentucky Fried Chicken. Here's the thing though... not is all it seems with America's favorite fried chicken. As a matter of fact...'s a lie.

According to, the state of Utah is home to the first-ever Kentucky Fried Chicken, or as we call it... KFC.

The First Ever Kentucky Fried Chicken Is Actually In Utah

Did anyone else know that the original KFC was just 5 hours away from Boise?

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Now, I know some people will cry foul and say that the Colonel invented his famous recipe in North Carolina. While they would be right, that doesn't change the fact that KFC's first location opened in Salt Lake City.

No matter what they say, from now on, we are calling it Utah Fried Chicken. Facts are facts, people.

Now, maybe you don't feel like driving 5 hours to go fetch some delicious fried chicken from the source. That's okay. Here is where you will find the best chicken fried steak in Idaho... next best thing, am I right?

The Best Chicken Fried Steak In Idaho

Here are the top 13 places in Idaho for Chicken Fried Steak, according to you!

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Wanna keep the drive short and keep it in Boise? Let's look at where you will find the 15 best meals in Boise...

15 Spots Where You'll Find The Best Meal in Boise

Using resources like Yelp, Google, TripAdvisor, and more... here are the 15 spots where you will experience "the best meal in Boise"...

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