Chick-fil-A does the obvious: Chicken and waffles
So far, the chain is only testing the offering in a few locations. It's ramping up its breakfast menu nationwide, however.
Now, at long last, the chain brings the two together in a chicken-and-waffles test that is going on in central Georgia (Macon, Dublin, and Warner Robins); Memphis, Tenn.; Philadelphia; and Inland Empire, Calif.
It's not a sandwich. The chain describes the new item as "a breakfast portion" of boneless, seasoned chicken breast served alongside a maple syrup-flavored waffle, with a side of honey.
Chick-fil-A, which recently launched a new specialty coffee program to draw in more morning customers, is testing other breakfast items, too, including an egg-white chicken grill sandwich, a Greek yogurt parfait, oatmeal, and cinnamon swirl pastries.
"It's too early to tell when and if we would roll these out nationally," said Chick-fil-A spokesman Mark Baldwin in an e-mail, but history is only mildly encouraging.
Popeyes (PLKI) has reported success with its limited-time Chicken Waffle Tenders. The combo also made its way onto menus at White Castle for a time and was spotted at Burger King (BKW). None of the chains made the items permanent.
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Chick fil A can do no wrong. Not in MI and that is a real shame. OK there is a rumor of one outtlet with limited hours on the Oakland University campus.
Best chicken sandwiches hands down.
Chik-fil-a chicken waffle
Could be good...could be awful
Perhaps a taste might do us good
Before we proclaim in the neighborhood
A new day a new way this stock to take a lickin'
I'd step up I'd go all in but I'm... just a little chik-en
Least the chicken is on the side. The article title had me thinking of a chicken flavored waffle, or a waffle with chicken cooked in the batter somehow. Hell something equally weird has been done before, given Taco Bell's Dorito shell taco.
Was about to ask what would be next? Something as weird as peanut butter chicken topped with chocolate sauce, and marsh mallows? I think I'd have to take a pass on that one.
it must be just the place we live but we don't eat chicken and waffles with syrup, here we eat it with chicken gravy, chicken and put in on top of the waffles! not sure but I think its a P.A. DUTCH thing!
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