Puritan, Chicken Tenders Profiled in USA Today
December 17, 2015
"To say the Puritan Backroom is locally popular is an understatement, and on any given day or night you will see multi-generational families, large groups of friends, teams of kids coming after sports games, couples on dates, and inevitably friends greeting friends they haven’t seen for a while. The sheer size of the space belies its intimacy. It is equal parts neighborhood tavern and food factory, a sea of booths and tables with a sort of diner-on-steroids feel. Puritan Backroom would be an interesting place to eat no matter what, but there is one especially compelling reason to visit: this unlikely spot claims to have contributed a popular dish to the American food canon — it is believed to be the birthplace of the chicken tender."