The generous hunk of free-range chicken is fried to perfection (with just enough crunch). When paired with the waffle, collard greens, and not-too-heavy gravy, it’s a bite made in heaven.
As a whole, Marvin, which is a tribute to Marvin Gaye’s soul roots in the Shaw neighborhood and his self-imposed 2-year exile to Belgium, is also just one of my favorite places to dine. The moules frites are also excellent (love those dipping mayos), the drinks are strong, and the atmosphere is simply cool and casual. While you’re there, these are also worth trying: