Chicken and Waffles Done Two Ways

Drizzled with a blend of caramel and sherry or served with a side of creamy sausage gravy, these sweet-and-savory takes on the now-classic pairing are as good in the morning as they are at night.

Local 149 Chicken and Waffles

(Photos by Dave Bradley.)

Local 149, $16
149 P St., South Boston, 617-269-0900,
Buttermilk-fried chicken pieces
Chocolate chip waffles
Roasted-red-jalapeño butter
Caramel-sherry syrup

Allston Diner, $11
Allston Diner chicken and waffles
431 Cambridge St., Allston, 617-208-8741,
Buttermilk-fried boneless chicken tenders
Cornbread waffles
Sausage gravy
Maple syrup