“Gus’s, which has been a west Tennessee favorite for more than 50 years, offers delicious white and dark meat chicken plates, along with the fixin’s like baked beans, potato salad, slaw and fried rice,” the article reads. “What makes their chicken so scrumptious is the very special batter it’s fried in. And, you can count on all the chicken to be fried to order.”
Gus’s legacy dates back to 1953, when Napoleon “Na” Bonner invented the fried chicken recipe in Mason, Tenn. Read more about the history here.
A franchise group of Gus’s opened an East Memphis location in 2011 near Gibson’s Donuts. Gus’s also has locations Downtown, in Collierville and Nashville.