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Phrase: chicken in a basket

Posted by Athos on September 03, 2003

This paragraph appears in the new Tom Clancy novel "The Teeth of the Tiger" on p. 119 of the hard-cover edition. Can anybody tell me what "chicken in a basket" refers to?

"'Lots of services enlist the help of hookers,' Wills explained. 'They don't mind talking, and for the right wad of cash they'll do just about anything. Uda here likes chicken-in-a-basket. Never tried that myself. Asian specialty."