Flavor Flav Opens a Fried Chicken and Soul Food Restaurant in Las Vegas

Celebrity News Mar. 17, 2012 AT 12:35PM
Flavor Flav Opens a Fried Chicken and Soul Food Restaurant in Las Vegas Credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Flavor Flav is bringing the flavor of soul to Las Vegas!

On Friday, the rapper/reality TV star celebrated the opening of his new takeout restaurant, Flavor Flav's House of Flavor, that boasts a finger-licking good menu including fried chicken (his own recipe) and sweet potato tots.

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Despite it just opening (which happened to fall on the star's 53rd birthday), the takeout spot already has several reviews on Yelp.

"Not a big menu right now but the chicken is delicious, homemade taste and far above all the fast food places," says one Yelper.

"The seasoning is DYNO-MITE!! Super crispy, too. Hint: I didn't peep any hot sauce so bring your own," advises another reviewer.

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This is the second foray into the restaurant business for the Flavor or Love star (real name: William Jonathan Drayton Jr.).

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Last year, he opened Flav's Fried Chicken with fellow restauranteur Peter Cimino in Clinton, Iowa, which ended up closing down four months later due to poor business decisions.

Being a restauranteur runs in Flav's blood -- his father was the owner of the Soul Diner in their hometown, Freeport, Long Island, N.Y.

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