“It’s going to be the shit,” Camden told Portland Monthly. “You don’t know how many times I got off shift at Yakuza and just ate bags of Popeyes. Now, I’m going after Popeyes the same way I went after Burgerville.”
Does Biscuit best Popeyes? Sure. What about Portland’s best fried chicken, three blocks east at Reel M Inn? Biscuit wins only on convenience—it takes 30 minutes to get Portland’s standard-setter at a dive bar compared to 10 at Biscuit. How does Biscuit stack up against the Nashville hot-chicken joints Camden claims as inspiration? So far, it’s not close.
Biscuit’s build-out is what we’ve come to expect from Camden: sparse,