McDonald’s New Chicken Sandwich Is Out Today, and the Reviews Are In

Will Kreznick

Today is the day McDonald’s unleashes its three new premium chicken sandwiches onto the world! The highly anticipated Crispy Chicken Sandwich, the Deluxe, and the Spicy, are available nationwide—right now.

Will these sandwiches blow America out of the water, or will they mark another failed attempt by McDonald’s to compete with the big dogs? Many fans have already weighed in with their reviews online, so we flocked to social media to find out.

Our first stop was the Instagram account of Bill Oakley, the Simpsons writer turned prominent fast-food critic. He had all three versions of the sandwich, which he

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Popeyes is trolling Taco Bell over its ‘Chicken Sandwich Taco’ item, suggests alternate idea

Will Kreznick

The folks at Popeyes are famous for frying chicken, but apparently they know how to deliver a good burn, too.

On Tuesday, Popeyes appeared to take a not-so-subtle jab at Taco Bell’s forthcoming “Chicken Sandwich Taco” — a new menu item announced by Taco Bell on Monday — by instructing their customers to make their own “tacos” out of the existing Popeyes Chicken Sandwich.

The fast-food chain shared this “DIY food hack” in a TikTok tutorial hosted by a Popeyes employee. In the clip, viewers were simply instructed to buy a Popeyes Chicken Sandwich, rip the chicken fillet in half,

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Look’s Who’s Latest Fast-Food Chain To Add Fried Chicken Sandwich To Menu

Will Kreznick

It seems the chicken sandwich fast-food wars are heating up again with McDonald’s jumping into the fray with a new line of sandwiches. 

McDonald’s announced on Wednesday, Feb. 24, it was releasing a new crispy chicken sandwich, which is joining its roster of longtime favorites like the Big Mac, Quarter Pounder, Egg McMuffin, and Filet-O-Fish.

Not unlike the famous Popeye’s sandwich, the new fried sandwich features a crispy fillet made with all-white meat chicken topped with crinkle-cut pickles and served on a  potato roll.

But not be outdone, the chain will also offer two additional chicken sandwiches including spicy and

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Why fast food chains really want you to wear their swag

Will Kreznick
Clockwise from top left: KFC Crocs; Chipotle hoodie; Dunkin' scrunchie; Travis Scott McDonald's shorts

Image: McDonald’s, Chipotle, Dunkin’, KFC

McDonald’s just released a new lineup of fried chicken sandwiches (read our review here), and to coincide with the release, it also dropped some fried chicken sandwich merch to go along with it. Sorry, everyone, it’s already sold out. But it’s not just your eagle eyes noticing that there’s lots of fast food swag these days—there’s a lot out there.

CNN has been keeping track of at least a few. (So have we!) I can’t believe I’m about to type the next part of this

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6 Best New Fast-Food Menu Items of February 2021

Will Kreznick

When hunger strikes and you’re out and about, the fast-food drive-thru line is the most convenient (and cheapest) option. Many of the country’s most iconic fast-food chains have debuted new menu items to try in February, including Chick-Fil-A, Pizza Hut, and Panda Express. While some new menu items are major diet busters, others are relatively healthy options, especially with a few minor modifications.

We got some insight from Hannah Cooper, MS, RD, LDN, a registered dietitian from Houston, Texas, on what to order and how to make the new menu items a little more healthy.

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