Flying Chicken Pa-dak - Artesia, CA

I was in denial before, but i have come to accept my addiction obsession. I have yet to say no to an invitation for wings, except for times when I have prior engagements, which usually involves dinner plans. It's always food related! Haha. So, when a couple friends wanted to grab wings, I was definitely on board with anywhere. My friends were in the Cerritos/Artesia area and wanted to meet up. I was on the south side of Orange County, but nothing was going to get between me and my wings, so I had no qualms about making the journey to Flying Chicken Pa-dak.

Lately, I've been loving Korean style fried chicken. The flavors, the extra crunch/crispness of wings and drumsticks, the free sides (radish/cabbage salad) and cheap beer usually keep me coming back....especially the beer, I mean wings. But really, look at the beer tower!

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First up, corn cheese. Corn, cheese and pineapple make a very interesting combo, but so yums!

Popcorn chicken with the sweet garlic sauce on the side. If you don't want your chicken to get soggy, this is awesome.

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WINGS! We ordered 27 of them - 9 buffalo (tangy), 9 lemon pepper and 9 sweet garlic.

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Lemon pepper is one of my newfound favs. I can't believe I've missed out all this time, but the wings are crisp with a slight lemon accent lingering after. I'm getting hungry just thinking about it...true story!

Less than a week of trying this place on a Monday, I returned on Friday with more friends because I loved it so much...especially the lemon pepper. WIN. The wings are a lot larger than most places. WIN. Beer tower. WIN. Cheap. Winning. Open late. Even better.

I'll have to return to try the pa-dak. Since I've never had it, can someone tell me what makes a really good and legit pa-dak? Let me know in the comments or email me!

Flying Chicken Pa-dak
12238 Artesia Blvd
Artesia, CA 90701