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My dad always said that when you go out to eat, ordering chicken tenders is a pretty safe bet because "you can't screw them up!" It's pretty sound logic, but I do want to go on the record saying that some places go above and beyond while others are just on par.

What takes a chicken tender platter from good to great?

I'm so glad you asked. For me, the chicken must have the perfect level of moistness, the breading must be flavorful, and the variety of dipping sauces plentiful. I come from a long line of dippers, so this element is crucial and essential.

In the state of New Hampshire, we KNOW chicken tenders. We invented them, after all! 

The Puritan Backroom in Manchester, New Hampshire, invented chicken fingers in 1974. It's a pretty legendary contribution to society, and we will own it until the end of time. Chicken tenders and Adam Sandler! That's what Manchester does!

It doesn't matter if you are having a fantastic day or a crummy day. I think we can all agree that chicken tenders make things exponentially better! Since chicken tenders were invented in our fine state, I feel confident saying that no one does them better than us. But we wanted to give you the skinny on which establishments knock this Granite State delicacy out of the park. So, who better to ask than the people of New Hampshire?  Here are the results:

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