An institution in the States, and straight from Louisiana – Raising Cane’s has made its way to Kuwait and straight into our hearts. With their first flagship restaurant outside of the US opening here, we jumped on the opportunity to munch on their deliciously golden chicken fingers. As part of the latest dining trend that is “high-end, fast casual dining,” Raising Cane’s brings you an unforgettable experience.
Because they have ONE LOVE® you have no room for indecisiveness with three, four, or a six (the Caniac Combo – for the brave) quality chicken finger meals or a Sandwich Combo. And lest we forget the children – they can order a Kids Combo that consists of two chicken fingers, crinkle-cut fries, and a soft drink or juice, that also comes with a prize! Depending on your appetite, you take your pick and approach the counter to place your order before taking a seat with your buzzer at hand. Once your buzzer goes off, you approach the pick-up counter, get your meal and head right back to your seat to indulge.
Indulgence is key – be it in the form of the decor around you or the infinite Sweet Tea refills – the experience is as unforgettable as your first bite of chicken. The seating, while informal, is superbly casual-chic. Unified tables with different chair options are all part of the charm. Pick the table with beautiful wooden chairs or better yet, why not scoot into a booth with your friends? Fountain drinks and freshly brewed Iced Tea (Sweet or Unsweetened) can be filled to your heart’s content over and over again – so get comfortable and wallow in the joyful goodness.
For our highly anticipated meals, we ordered the Sandwich Combo and the ever-so-popular Box Combo – yum! The Sandwich Combo came with three chicken fingers in a Kaiser roll with lettuce and slathered with the super special Cane’s sauce, with a side of crinkle-cut fries and a regular drink. The roll was expertly baked adding an extra dimension to the dough’s fluff-factor, and the chicken fingers were made to perfection. The Box Combo came with four chicken fingers, a side of crinkle-cut fries, the wonderful Cane’s signature sauce, Garlic Texas Toast, Coleslaw and a regular drink. Premium ingredients grace your dish ensuring you get nothing short of fantastic. For our drinks, we went for their freshly squeezed Lemonade and their Iced Tea – decadently glorious Sweet Tea – both over their signature crushed ice.
The chicken at Raising Cane’s is evidently the ultimate star of the show – using only premium chicken tenderloin. Their idea is to do one thing and to do it with ONE LOVE to ensure quality and freshness with every cook-to-order meal giving the whole concept a regular-chicken-but-better feel. Marinated for a full twenty-four hours, when ordered the tender chicken fingers are then hand-battered, breaded and ready-to-fry, resulting in chicken that is the most succulent and tender piece you can ever bite into. As for their super-secret sauce recipe, you’ll have to go try it to know what makes it super special – hint: it goes stunningly with everything on your plate! Now if you’ll excuse us, we have some more chicken waiting to be munched on.
Raising Cane’s is located in the Avenues Mall, Grand Avenue, next to The Cheesecake Factory, call them at 182 1212 for more information. Follow them on Facebook and Instagram @RaisingCanesME for more fun facts and info!