Posts Tagged ‘Chick-fil-A’

Last Night’s Leftovers: Be a Restaurant Critic Edition

Twenty-five tips for being a restaurant critic [Washingtonian] Chick-fil-A debuts with 11 employees on hand. [Post] How the D.C. bar scene is like Twilight [Borderstan] Is Ray's Hell Burger/Ray's the Steaks heading for CityVista? Can anyone keep track of Michael Landrum? [PoP] Q&A with New York Avenue Beach Bar co-owner Robert Bailey [Eater] Sprinkles cupcake ATM […]

Actually, D.C. Has a Chick-fil-A, You Just Have To Find It

D.C.'s much talked-about Chick-fil-A food truck isn't hitting the streets for a little bit longer. In the meantime, folks craving some waffle fries (which the truck apparently won’t be serving) can still head over to Catholic University—home to the District's only existing outpost of the Georgia-based fried chicken chain. Well, sort of, anyway. Adam Fox, […]

Playing Chicken: Should Chick-fil-A’s Politics Ruin Your Appetite?

Maybe it’s the crack-like 340-calorie, 85-gram sugar-bomb large lemonade talking, but I’ll admit it: I’m a sucker for the nuggets at Chick-fil-A, the popular Georgia-based fried chicken chain known for luring food-court trollers with free samples at shopping malls across the country. Call it a guilty pleasure, heavy on the guilt. Not only are these […]

D.C. Foodies Atwitter About Chick-fil-A Truck’s No-Show

Two weeks ago, NBC Washington broke the news that a Chick-fil-A food truck would soon begin trolling the streets of D.C. The announcement sparked a flurry of web debate about the fried chicken chain, its apparent political leanings and whether D.C. denizens should eat the stuff in good conscience. Today marks the target date of […]

Here’s Why You Should Eat At Chick-Fil-A, Even If You’re Gay

Last week's news about D.C.'s forthcoming Chick-fil-A food truck sparked a lot of debate regarding the national fast-food chain's politics—particularly its donations to Christian groups who are openly opposed to gay rights—and maybe even a little bit about the food, too. A colleague just passed along this recent YouTube video that brings some levity (and […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Dr. Scholl’s Edible Inserts Edition

José Andrés is now serving food in a shoe. [Post] Restaurateurs back the mayor's plan for later liquor hours. [Washington Times] Good Stuff Eatery is replacing Georgetown's outgoing Crepe Amour [Eater via Burger Days] The Chick-fil-A truck in D.C. is the idea of a lone franchisee. [Atlanta Journal-Constitution] Fuel Pizza opens in Penn Quarter [PQ […]

Chick-fil-A’s Food Truck Stirs Debate, But Nothing To Do With New Regs

The burgeoning D.C. food truck scene has generated a ton of debate of late, mostly about how the city should regulate the expanding fleet of mobile eats vendors. Likewise, today's news that national fast-food chain Chick-fil-A would soon launch its own D.C. food truck has also sparked some intense rhetoric. This time, though, the banter […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Even Later Last Call Edition

New York chefs invade D.C. [New York Post] Feast your eyes on the goodies at Cleveland Park's new Sugar Magnolia. [HuffPo] Last call at D.C. bars and restaurants could go even later. [DCist] Chick-Fil-A launches a D.C. food truck on April 9. [NBC Washington] Tax officials shutter Popeye's in Logan Circle. [Borderstan] A snob's guide to […]

Last Week’s Leftovers: Toki Talk, Rising Rio, Coca, Gelato

Dishes We Dug: The duru jjigee (marinated, spiced pork belly sauteed with kimchi and rice cakes, served with steamed tofu) at Mandu, grilled asparagus spears sprinkled with parmesan (instead of fries) at BGR: The Burger Joint, chicken curry hakata (ramen with chunks of fried chicken) at Toki Underground, tater tots at P.J. Clarke's. Overheard While […]

Quick Feeding: Request the New Ketchup Packaging, Get Free Chick-fil-A Fries

Free Stuff: On Friday, if you show up at a Chick-fil-A between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. and ask for Heinz Dip & Squeeze ketchup, you'll receive a free medium order of waffle fries, one limit per customer. What is this special ketchup? It's the same old Heinz ketchup you're likely used to, just in […]