• food Sep 16

    Chick-fil-A Testing New Chicken Sandwich With a Southern Twist

    Chick-fil-A is trying to get folks to “eat mor chicken” by giving them more options. The chain announced certain Chick-fil-A restaurants will begin selling a honey pepper pimento chicken sandwich this fall. The dish is an original Chick-fil-A filet drizzled with honey, topped with Southern-style pimento cheese and served on a toasted bun with mild pickled jalapeños, according to a company release. “This is...

  • San Antonio Aug 21

    Court: Group Can't Sue San Antonio Over Chick-fil-A Decision

    A group of conservatives doesn’t have the legal standing to sue San Antonio over its rejection of a Chick-fil-A restaurant at the city’s airport, a Texas appeals court ruled.

  • Chick-Fil-A Mar 16

    Chick-fil-A Limits Service in Response to Pandemic

    Chick-fil-A will close its dining room seating to customers due to the need for social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic, the company said in a statement on Sunday.

  • Chick-Fil-A Mar 11

    Chick-fil-A to Sell Bottles of Its Sauce to Help Fund Employee Scholarships

    Chick-fil-A might still be closed on Sundays, but the fast-food franchise is now offering customers a chance to bring home some of its most popular sauces to enjoy every day of the week. The restaurant will begin to sell bottles of its Chick-fil-A and Polynesian sauces, with profits from the sales going to Chick-fil-A’s employee scholarship program, the company...

  • Norwalk Feb 17

    Police Look For People Involved in Norwalk Chick-Fil-A Robbery

    Police are looking for two people believed to be involved in an armed robbery at Chick-Fil-A in Norwalk. The pictured individuals were allegedly involved in the crime, according to police. Police said they responded to the Chick-fil-a at 467 Connecticut Ave. in Norwalk at 7 a.m. on Friday. No one was injured and the detective bureau is investigating. Anyone with…

  • Chick-Fil-A Jan 4

    Chick-Fil-A Is Testing a Streamlined Menu as It Weighs Adding New Items

    Chick-fil-A is testing a new streamlined menu at restaurants in Arizona and Charlotte, North Carolina. Items that will no longer appear on the menu include Original Chick-n-Strips, Grilled Cool Wrap, the side salad and decaf coffee. Some menu items will also now only be available in one size in the test regions. For example, kids’ nuggets meals will only be…

  • Houston Dec 4, 2019

    McDonald's Is Testing a Chicken Sandwich

    McDonald’s is entering the chicken sandwich wars. The chain is testing a Crispy Chicken Sandwich in Houston and Knoxville, Tennessee. The sandwich features a fried chicken filet served on a buttery potato roll, topped with butter and pickles.

  • Eric Hinton Nov 19, 2019

    Chick-fil-A to Stop Funding Controversial Groups After LGBTQ Protests

    Chick-fil-A announced it will take a different approach to its charitable giving in 2020 following years of protests from LGBTQ groups that have taken issue with the Atlanta-based food chain’s donations to organizations that do not support gay rights. “Staying true to its mission of nourishing the potential in every child, the Chick-fil-A Foundation will deepen its giving to a...

  • NBC Aug 30, 2019

    Tennessee Man Sues Popeyes for Running Out of Chicken Sandwiches

    If Popeyes Louisiana Chicken didn’t have a big enough beef on its hands with its recent social media-fueled rivalry with Chick-fil-A, now the fast-food chain is being sued for selling out of its buzzed-about chicken sandwich. A Tennessee man filed a lawsuit against Popeyes this week alleging it engaged in “false advertising” and “deceptive business practices by entity to public.”......

  • China Aug 26, 2019

    KFC Will Soon Be Serving Vegan Fried Chicken — With Beyond Meat's Help

    Colonel Sanders will soon be serving vegan fried chicken to see if customers think it’s finger lickin’ good. KFC will start testing plant-based fried chicken from Beyond Meat in an Atlanta restaurant on Tuesday. The test makes the Yum Brands subsidiary the first national U.S. fast-food chain to introduce a Beyond chicken item, beating Popeyes and Chick-fil-A. Beyond pulled its...

  • United States Aug 12, 2019

    Chick-Fil-A Adds Mac and Cheese to Its Menu, Making a Rare Change

    Chick-fil-A is rolling out a new menu item Monday: mac and cheese. The item is Chick-fil-A’s first permanent side addition to its menu since 2016. Unlike other fast-food competitors, the Atlanta-based company rarely adds new menu items. “We have a very high bar when it comes to adding a menu item, but the feedback from our customers in the test...

  • CEO Aug 2, 2019

    23,000 Customers Vote Chick-Fil-A Best Fast-Food Chain in America

    Fast-food chain Chick-fil-A, headquartered in College Park, Georgia, has ranked as the best fast-food chain for customer satisfaction in the country for 2018-2019, according to American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). ACSI, a company that provides data for customer evaluations in 46 industries, says it used data from interviews with 23,468 customers chosen at random and contacted via email between June...

  • Los Angeles Jul 31, 2019

    1 in 4 Delivery Drivers Admit to Tasting Your Food Before Delivering It, Survey Finds

    Food delivery apps are becoming increasingly popular, even in suburban areas of the U.S. But is convenience worth it if delivery drivers are sampling diners’ dinners? A recent survey conducted by restaurant food supplier US Foods examined consumer and delivery worker “habits and pain points” when it comes to both ordering and delivering meals. The data revealed some unique insight...

  • Dallas Jul 10, 2019

    McDonald's US Franchises Ask For a Southern-Style Chicken Sandwich to Compete With Chick-fil-a

    McDonald’s U.S. franchisees want a chicken sandwich to rival Chick-fil-A’s as the Southern chain’s threat to their business continues to grow. “A Chicken Sandwich at McDonald’s should be our top priority,” the National Owners Association board said in an email addressed to fellow operators on Wednesday. U.S. franchisees formed the NOA last year as the Chicago-based company pushed discounts and...

  • United States Jul 10, 2019

    McDonald's US Franchises Ask For a Southern-Style Chicken Sandwich to Compete With Chick-fil-a

    McDonald’s U.S. franchisees want a chicken sandwich to rival Chick-fil-A’s as the Southern chain’s threat to their business continues to grow. “A Chicken Sandwich at McDonald’s should be our top priority,” the National Owners Association board said in an email addressed to fellow operators on Wednesday. U.S. franchisees formed the NOA last year as the Chicago-based company pushed discounts and...

  • president May 30, 2019

    KFC Is Considering Plant-Based Fried Chicken But Has No Plans to Test Right Now

    KFC is joining the long list of restaurants thinking about adding plant-based meat substitutes to its menu. Kevin Hochman, who heads KFC’s U.S. division, said that the company does not have any plans to test vegan alternatives right now, but he has meetings scheduled with several major suppliers to learn more about plant-based meats. Business Insider first reported that KFC...

  • food May 21, 2019

    Blue Apron Latest to Suffer in Tough Meal Kit Market

    Meal kit companies face an ultimatum: Adapt or die. The business is still in its infancy, with the biggest players — Blue Apron and HelloFresh — less than a decade old. But they’re facing serious challenges from restaurant and grocery delivery services, smaller niche players and even home chefs. The struggle intensified Monday, when Blue Apron announced that it could...

  • New York Apr 2, 2019

    Chick-Fil-A Loses Two Airport Deals in Less Than Two Weeks

    In the last two weeks, Chick-fil-A has missed out on two potentially lucrative airport contracts after local politicians raised concerns over the company’s anti-LGBTQ history. Chick-fil-A has previously faced criticism and boycotts for its donations to anti-LGBTQ groups and CEO Dan Cathy’s public comments opposing gay marriage. The chain is famously closed on Sunday for religious reasons. New York State...

  • NBC News Mar 28, 2019

    Buttigieg's Chick-fil-A Remarks Draw Reaction From LGBTQ Community

    Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg has drawn mixed reaction from the LGBTQ community after saying on a syndicated radio show that he does not approve of Chick-fil-A’s politics, but “kind of” approves of its chicken, NBC News reported. “Maybe if nothing else, I can build that bridge,” the openly gay mayor of South Bend, Indiana, said Tuesday on “The Breakfast...

  • NBC News Mar 26, 2019

    San Antonio City Council Bars Chick-fil-A From Airport Citing Alleged ‘Legacy of Anti-LGBT Behavior'

    The San Antonio City Council voted recently to block Chick-fil-A from opening a restaurant at San Antonio International Airport, citing what it called the company’s “legacy of anti-LGBT behavior,” NBC News reports. The vote came a day after Think Progress reported that newly released tax documents show the fast-food chain donated $1.8 million in 2017 to groups that discriminate against...

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