Yes, Kansas City is known for its chicken — whether it's fried, barbecued or one ingredient of many.
What about the other birds out there, though? On the Friday before Thanksgiving, KCUR's food critics took a moment to consider not just turkey but also grouse, quail, pheasant and duck. Especially duck.
"Pheasant, quail and squab should all be on this list," said Mary Bloch. "But duck seems to be more favored."
"I like to refer to ducks as beef that fly," said wild game expert James Worley. "Duck breast is very similar to a steak."