The Real Reason Popeyes Ran Out Of Chicken Sandwiches
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When Popeyes launched its fried chicken sandwich on August 12, it got a lot of positive attention — the Twitter announcement got more than 31,000 likes, which is pretty impressive considering that their posts usually get less than 400. What the world didn't know was that tragedy was soon to strike.

Popeyes ran out of chicken sandwiches before the month was over. But what's the real reason it disappeared? And when will the Popeyes chicken sandwich be available again, if ever? To find out, we have to go back to the beginning.

For the longest time, Popeyes only sold chicken pieces and tenders, with no sandwiches on their menu. They have a loyal fan following nonetheless, including the late Anthony Bourdain, who is said to have once eaten at a Popeyes buffet for three days in a row. The Popeyes chicken sandwich, made with their signature crispy fried chicken on a spicy mayo-slathered brioche bun and topped with pickles, was bound to be a hit with fans, but it had a few competitors who wanted to make their presence known when the newcomer started getting attention.

Chick-fil-A, a big name in the chicken sandwich game, was compelled to tweet out an equation alluding to the fact that they have the original chicken sandwich, stating:

"Bun + Chicken + Pickles = all the [love] for the original."

Popeyes wasn't having it, tweeting a simple "… y'all good?" in response. While Chick-fil-A's tweet got more than 23,000 likes, the reply from Popeyes got almost 325,000. Round one goes to Popeyes.

Wendy's, with its notoriously on-point Twitter game, also tried to get in the fight, posting a tweet that said:

"Y'all out here fighting about which of these fools has the second best chicken sandwich."

But once again Popeyes' reply —

"Sounds like someone just ate one of our biscuits. Cause y'all looking thirsty."

— got way more engagement from customers. The fast food chicken sandwich war has officially begun.

It's not just social media hype, either. The masses seem to agree that Popeyes chicken sandwich really is superior to Chick-fil-A's chicken sandwich, calling it better and cheaper. CBS This Morning's Gayle King, who called 15 different Popeyes locations trying to get her hands on one, said on her first bite,

Even celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse gave his version of a five-star review. He posted on Twitter that he was about to try the Popeyes chicken sandwich, and when a fan asked what he thought of it, Lagasse replied with two explosion emojis, the picture version of his famous catchphrase.

But not everyone managed to try one of the chicken sandwiches. Just 15 days after they launched, Popeyes made an announcement on Twitter, dashing the dreams of hopeful diners.

"Y'all. We love that you love The Sandwich. Unfortunately we're sold out (for now)."

A Popeyes spokesperson told CBS why the sandwich sold out so quickly, explaining:

"The demand for the new Chicken Sandwich in the first few weeks following its launch far exceeded our very optimistic expectations. In fact, Popeyes aggressively forecasted demand through the end of September and has already sold through that inventory."

The chain hasn't said exactly when the Popeyes chicken sandwich is coming back, only that they, along with their suppliers, are quote, "working tirelessly to bring the new sandwich back to guests as soon as possible." If you want to know the second it becomes available, you can download the Popeyes app and enable push notifications. You'll get an alert as soon as the sandwich hits stores, so keep gas in your car and a go-bag by the door, because you never know when the call might come.

And don't worry — once the Popeyes chicken sandwich becomes available it won't be disappearing again. According to a Popeyes spokesperson, the chicken sandwich is permanently on the menu. That's great for fans of the chain, but the question remains: What are we going to do with ourselves while we wait for its return?

Watch the video to find out the real reason Popeyes ran out chicken sandwiches!

#Popeyes #Chicken #ChickenSandwich

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There's a reason so many consumers are willing to spend their hard-earned money on an annual membership fee to Sam's Club: The warehouse chain has some amazing deals on great products. But whether you're a member or thinking about becoming one, there's a few things you should know about Sam's Club. In January 2018, Walmart announced that they would be closing 63 Sam's Club stores nationwide and turning them into fulfillment centers for online orders. According to CBS News, CEO John Furner said: "We know this is difficult news for our associates, and we are working to place as many of them as possible at nearby locations." A controversy erupted over the thousands of employees that had been unceremoniously laid off. The announcement came on the exact same day that Walmart announced it would be raising its minimum wage to $11 per hour. According to the Washington Examiner, the company had also announced that they would be giving employees up to $1000 in bonuses because of new tax cuts. Business Insider reported that most of the laid-off employees weren't even aware of what was happening until they showed up for work that day. Some learned of the store closings because of signs on the locked doors. Clearly, a lot of people felt the store closings were handled poorly, and it's hard to disagree. In 2017, Sam's Club was sued for discriminating against a transgender employee, and the case attracted a lot of attention. According to the Chicago Tribune, Charlene Bost claimed her coworkers had been calling her names like "it" and "thing." Bost said she was repeatedly harassed by her direct supervisor, who reportedly called her "it" in front of other employees and took part in unwanted physical contact, along with writing fake infractions against Bost that led to her being fired. Bost asked for unspecified monetary damages and wanted the court to order Sam's Club to train employees in order to prevent future harassment of other transgender employees. #SamsClub #WarehouseStore #Shadiness Criticized for closing stores | 0:13 Transgender discrimination? | 1:26 Twitter fury over former CEO | 2:05 Questionable goods | 3:15 Trouble with Medicaid | 4:37 Employees working for free? | 5:28 How much are you saving? | 6:44 Some merch ain't worth it | 7:58 Accused of treating employees poorly | 9:11 That freshness guarantee | 10:44
82 6 months ago
From filling prescriptions to noshing at the food court to buying ultra-cheap booze, here are all the ways that you can shop Costco without paying an annual fee. And no, it's not just piggybacking on another member to get you in the door — although that does work. . What's as good as a $60 per year Costco membership? Costco Cash. You're going to need a willing accomplice for this one, and that accomplice must be a Costco member. If you can find someone to aid and abet you, you can shop at the warehouse store anytime you want, no membership required. That's right — flash a Costco Cash card at the door, and it's the same as having a membership card. You can waltz right in and use the gift card to make any purchase at the register at the same prices as all those suckers paying an annual fee. You can even use it to fill up your car with cheap Costco gas. Using the card is the easy part. According to the company's website you must be a member to buy or reload a Costco Cash card, and that's where your accomplice comes in. You front the cash, they buy the card, you enjoy all the membership perks and keep the sixty bucks. Watch the video for more genius ways to shop at Costco without being a member. #Costco #CostcoTips
84 6 months ago
Don't be fooled by White Castle's blind cult following. There are still some items you should definitely steer clear of next time you find yourself face to face with a menu at the tiny burger joint, either because they're unhealthy or because they're just plain gross. Do you have an intense hatred for onions or anything remotely onion-related? Then White Castle's beef sliders might not be for you, no matter how good you've heard they are. Sure, you can say "hold the onions," but that will never remove the sliders' rooted onion essence. White Castle steams its beef patties over a pile of onions. They spread onions over the grill, then put the patties on top. The distinct five holes in the meat patties are a signature of White Castle. The holes help the cooking process, which is to steam rather than grill like you would a traditional hamburger patty. The buns soak up the onion steam, too, hence the reason why they're so nice and pillowy, and also very greasy. The preparation process isn't a deal breaker for everyone, but it probably is for the world's onion haters. What's wrong with a side of Chicken Rings, other than the overall principle that you shouldn't ever have the option to "wear" meat on your finger? First off, they contain an eye popping 47 grams of fat and 610 milligrams of sodium. But if you really can't bear the thought of never enjoying fried chicken rib meat somehow formed into a circle, definitely put your heart first and go instead with a Chicken Ring Slider, which contains way less fat than an entire side order of rings. Chicken rings might do a real number on your stomach, too. If you need further evidence, there’s an entire Yelp review page dedicated to Chicago residents lamenting the difficulties the rings have caused for their intestines. #WhiteCastle #WhiteCastleSliders #Burgers Any of the beef sliders | 0:13 Chicken Rings | 0:54 Fish Nibblers | 1:28 Double Cheese Slider Combo | 2:27 2 Breakfast Toast Sandwich Combo | 3:05
88 6 months ago
Do some research into how some foods are grown and harvested, and you'll find terrible things. We're not just talking about crops that aren't environmentally friendly, but also crops that are harvested by slaves, that make entire communities sick, and some that are the product of animal cruelty.
76 6 months ago
You know you're not gonna get a gourmet meal when you pull up to the Golden Arches, but you do expect it to meet certain standards, right? Well, it might be time to lower your expectations. These are the most cringeworthy things you need to know before you eat at McDonald's again. We are, under no circumstances, telling you not to enjoy your annual Shamrock Shake. But we do want you to know why they're just called "shakes" and not "milkshakes." Snopes says there's been a rumor going around that the desserts can't be called milkshakes because they don't contain dairy products, but that's not true. They definitely use milk in those shakes… they just don't make them with ice cream. Instead, they combine reduced fat soft serve, which may or may not be allowed to be called ice cream, depending on your state, with flavored syrup, along with whipped cream. It's designed that way to not just be fast, but also consistent across all McDonald's. So while you're not getting something that's quite as gross as you might think, you're not getting any real ice cream, either. Watch the video for more on the gross things you should know before eating McDonald's again. #McDonalds #MickyDs #ImLovinIt
90 6 months ago
You've probably noticed that a lot of recipes for things like cookies and cakes all seem to call for the same temperature: 350 degrees Fahrenheit. You'd think there would be some variation there, so why 350? It's not actually arbitrary, and the reasons why are an interesting mixture of science and history.
85 6 months ago
Few generic products have caught the attention of consumers quite like the liquor options at Costco. Not only are Kirkland Signature liquors a great price, but many of them also rival their name-brand counterparts as far as quality goes. Still, some don't quite measure up to other options, so here are our picks for the brand's best and worst.
65 6 months ago
With incredibly low prices and surprisingly good snacks, we've never met an item at the Costco food court that we didn't like. Of course, while they might all be the perfect snacks for browsing eight-gallon jars of mayonnaise, there's definitely a hierarchy to the Costco menu. Here's the definitive ranking of every single item at the Costco food court, from worst to best.
153 6 months ago
People tend to think of chicken as an "easy" choice of meat, but the truth is that getting it right is actually pretty tough. You may even be surprised at just how many of these poultry-based mistakes you're making in the kitchen, and that chicken deserves better.
136 7 months ago
Old Country Buffet has been an American strip mall staple for years. But despite the promise of delicious cheese biscuits awaiting you behind those ubiquitous red letters, Old Country Buffet has definitely had some setbacks. And we're not just talking about broken froyo machines at the lunch rush.
106 7 months ago
It doesn't seem like anything sinister could be lurking in those warmly lit giant pans full of casseroles, meats, and salads at an all-you-can-eat buffet, but unfortunately in every Garden of Eden there's at least one serpent, and in the case of the buffet, there's a few more than that.
95 7 months ago
Even if you have a favorite fast-food burger, you gotta admit: You can go anywhere to get one of those. If you want something different, head to Arby's and pick up a few of their roast beef sandwiches. They're delicious, but here's the thing: they're weird. Here's the truth about Arby's roast beef.
155 7 months ago
Steak looks like simple fare, just a lump of cow exposed to high heat. But steak can be tough or just underwhelming if you don't treat it right, and it's more complicated than you might think. You've probably messed it up somehow in the past, but that's all right. We'll fix that now, and let you know what mistakes to avoid if you want to eat like royalty.
60 7 months ago
Confusion over expiration dates causes a lot of annual food waste, as much as $160 billion in the U.S. alone. Let's clear the air and explain expiration dates. #FoodWaste #ExpirationDates
128 7 months ago
Sick of all those standby ground meat recipes? We feel you. You want something new, something that'll transform that lifeless pile of beef into a new taste sensation that will delight your senses. But is that too much to ask? Get ready to meat your new favorites! #Meat #CookingTips #MeatTips
138 7 months ago
It’s not exactly something you ever want to hear, but the sad truth is that some of the things you eat come from some seriously questionable sources. The manufacturing process for these foods is so disturbing that you’re bound to want to stop eating them — no matter how good they taste. #HowItsMade #HotDogs #HowFoodIsMade
66 7 months ago
From the method you're using to cook it, to the kind of pan you use and how hot it is, there are all kinds of ways you could be doing your favorite breakfast meat a huge disservice. Here's everything you're doing wrong with your bacon, and how to get it right. #Bacon #BaconTips #CookingBacon Cold bacon in a hot pan | 0:14 The wrong kind of pan | 1:07 Got water? | 2:00 Not nailing your oven technique | 2:44 Two words: bacon press | 3:40 Microwave fail | 4:24 Bringing home | 4:54 Not doing it like Prince Harry | 5:44 You're not seasoning it | 6:46 Dumping the grease | 7:42 Eau de cooked meats | 8:33 Not chilling out with your bacon | 9:13 Get hip to the bacon weave | 10:06
116 7 months ago
Part cooking show, part travel show, Netflix's Ugly Delicious tours the world in search of extraordinary culinary experiences with chef David Chang, head of the Momofuku restaurant group, at the helm. If you've been craving a new binge-worthy watch with foodie bona fides, you're going to wish you started watching Ugly Delicious sooner. Here's why. #UglyDelicious #Netflix #ChefDavidChang
136 7 months ago
Some challenges on Man v Food were better than others, and some were downright painful to watch. It's time to revisit a few of the most crushing defeats and painful victories that Adam Richman faced while he hosted the show. #ManVFood #AdamRichman #ManVSFood
111 7 months ago
Cravings know no boundaries, and sometimes, you just want a Big Mac for breakfast. You're an adult, after all, and adulting is hard. There's no reason you shouldn't be able to have a Big Mac first thing in the morning… so why on earth would McDonald's deny you? #McDonalds #Burgers #McDonaldsBreakfast
125 7 months ago
Donald Trump is known for a lot of things, and one is his serious love of fast food. You might even call it an obsession. But how did this obsession start and why has is carried with him all the way to the presidency? Here's the secret behind Trump's love of fast food. #Trump #FastFood #DonaldTrump
92 7 months ago
The simple yet delicious baked potato is such a staple of Wendy's menu, it's impossible to imagine the fast food favorite not serving them. But, have you ever wondered why they started in the first place, and why no other fast food joint has picked up on the popularity of this hearty, and healthy, menu item? #Wendys #WendysBakedPotato #BakedPotato
111 7 months ago
Some foods that are inconsequential for adults can be dangerous or even fatal to babies. Some can trigger severe reactions in young bodies, some present choking hazards, and some are just downright bad for infants. Take a look, and take note; these are the foods you should never feed your baby. #Babies #BabyFood Honey | 0:17 Cow's milk | 1:05 Egg Whites | 0:54 Sugary foods | 2:49 Whole peanuts | 3:37 Soda and fruit drinks | 4:34 Salt | 5:16 Caffeine | 6:09 Raw vegetables | 6:50 Unpasteurized foods | 7:30 Cured meats and other high-nitrate foods | 8:30 Too many allergens at once | 9:33
160 7 months ago
It's no secret that Starbucks isn't cheap. And if you're thinking about also getting something to eat, you can plan on shelling out at least 10 to 20 bucks. There's an old saying - you get what you pay for - that you'd hope would apply here, but according to Starbucks employees and managers, that's not the case. #Starbucks #SBUX
161 7 months ago
As any Aldi veteran will tell you, a successful Aldi trip takes know-how. But, of course, developing this knowledge can take time. So, to give you a head start on your next shopping foray, we've compiled these elite tips that can help make your next Aldi adventure a smashing success. #Aldi #ShoppingTips You don't have a quarter | 0:19 You're doing your bags wrong | 1:09 You're shopping on a bad day | 1:53 You didn't do the math | 2:45 You skipped the limited editions | 3:47 You're buying into produce rumors | 4:39 Not getting to the meat of it | 5:43 You're not hip to "Simply Nature" | 6:29 You forgot the cheese! | 7:12 You think you're better than chocolate? | 8:24 You only came for the food | 9:31
147 7 months ago
The $1.50 hot dog and soda combo at the Costco food court represents one of the best fast food values in history. This quarter-pound all-beef behemoth isn't just a great value; it's downright delicious. Here are the reasons why the hot dogs at Costco are so, so good. #CostCo #CostCoHotDog #HotDogs They're made in-house | 0:16 They're huge | 1:01 They're 100 percent beef | 1:35 They're not loaded with additives | 2:20 There's lots of (free!) toppings | 2:55 Are they profitable? | 3:33
154 7 months ago
Gordon Ramsay doesn't hold back when it comes to food, but not every one of the famously furious chef's reviews are negative. The man loves food: it just better be good! Here are a few of the rare moments from Ramsay's many reality shows when the swearin' Scot actually liked the food. #GordonRamsay #ChefRamsay #KitchenNightmares Ramsay cleans his plate | 0:18 Mom's perfect french fries | 1:10 Carrot cake saves the day | 1:46 Killer clam chowder | 2:27 The redemption burger | 3:26 The perfect sausage roll | 4:12 Bread pudding looks bad, tastes great | 5:00 A fabulous Bananas Foster | 5:34 Mother Mary's red velvet cake | 6:23 "Good and crusty" apple pie | 6:58 Ramsay's signature dish | 7:35 Vegan for a night | 8:29 Friendly on The F Word | 9:13
147 7 months ago
Over the course of human history, we've cooked up some serious culinary misconceptions that were accepted as truth until as recently as a few years ago. Seems unthinkable, right? It's not, so let's talk about some incorrect things we believed about food just 25 years ago. #FoodMyth #GotMilk Fat is the enemy | 0:17 The food pyramid | 11:13 The mightiest source of calcium | 2:04 Chocolate is an aphrodisiac | 2:59 Cereal as a healthy breakfast | 3:44 Most important meal of the day | 4:54 Diet soda is better than soda | 5:59 Fruit juice is healthy | 7:08 Turkey makes you sleepy | 8:15 Gum's seven-year stay | 9:16 Eating before swimming | 10:00
144 7 months ago
If you're the observant sort of shopper who wants to get the most out of every dime, it's possible you've noticed that Costco's fully cooked, 3-pound rotisserie chickens are actually cheaper than their uncooked ones. They're also among the cheapest rotisserie chickens around, making this a deal that seems too good to be true. #Costco #CostcoRotisserieChicken
165 7 months ago
Ever tried Two Buck Chuck? The much beloved, and often maligned "super-value" wine, only available at Trader Joe's, has been leaving the popular grocery chain's doors by the case since it first offered the brand in 2002. But how much do you really know about your favorite $2 bottle of vino? #TraderJoes #TwoBuckChuck It isn't always two bucks | 0:18 Chuck is a real guy | 0:36 How's it so cheap? | 1:22 It's award-winning | 2:04 A sommelier weighs in | 2:26 Name blame | 2:56
146 7 months ago
McDonald's announced it was phasing out its Supersized fries and drinks back in 2004. But the concept of "Supersizing" is so firmly associated with McDonald's and American fast food culture that people still use the term more than a decade later. So why did the Supersize menu disappear, anyway? #McDonalds #SuperSizeMe Straight from the clown's mouth | 0:16 Lightening the load | 1:00 Popularity contested | 2:21 Hero with a handlebar | 2:52 It's still around in spirit | 3:40
108 7 months ago
Little Caesars' Hot-N-Ready deal can be a lifesaver for those days when there's just not enough hours for a busy family to get everything done, and hey, the kids always like pizza, right? Unfortunately, if you're tired of pizza, it turns out that Little Caesars' other options may not be the best choice. Because according to the internet, if there's one thing you definitely shouldn't order at Little Caesar's, it's their famous Crazy Bread. #LittleCaesars #CrazyBread
115 8 months ago
Cracker Barrel prides itself on being a restaurant where the whole family can sit back, relax, eat a nice meal, shop for knick-knacks in its old country store, and play a round or two of giant checkers. However, despite its southern charm and always-convenient locations, some of Cracker Barrel’s delicious menu items are incredibly bad for you. Here’s a look at the foods you should probably avoid on your next trip to the southern staple. #CrackerBarrel Fresh Fruit N' Yogurt Parfait Breakfast | 0:22 Fried Chicken Salad | 0:57 Sunday Homestyle Chicken | 1:30 Pecan Pancakes | 2:16 Maple Jam N' Bacon Burger | 3:06 Sweet ice tea | 3:57 Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake | 4:36
143 8 months ago
No matter how much time you spend at Costco, there are probably a few things you don't know about the popular members-only warehouse club. On top of fake Tiffany rings and controversial food practices, the wholesale retailer also has plenty of skeletons in its closet. #Costco #Secrets Fake Tiffany rings? | 0:16 The treasure hunt | 1:07 The egg controversy | 1:42 Members have some complaints | 2:43 Price matching? Yes, indeed. | 3:27 Members only? Not exactly. | 3:56
113 8 months ago
Gordon Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares has been off the air since 2014, but the show still commands the love of millions of fans. But how much do they really know about the series? Here's a look at what the biggest fans don't really know about Kitchen Nightmares. #KitchenNightmares #GordonRamsay The softer side of Gordon | 0:16 One restaurant owner had mob ties | 0:58 Free food | 1:52 Cruel intentions | 2:40
81 8 months ago
We all know that McDonald's food is full of fat and laced with sugar. But some options are better than others. There are some menu choices that won't break the calorie bank, and some that will completely wreck your diet. Here are the ones you should absolutely never order. #McDonalds Sausage breakfast sandwiches | 0:16 Shamrock Shake and Milkshakes | 1:01 World-famous fries | 2:11 McCafe Frappes | 2:48 Double quarter pounder with cheese | 3:19 Soda | 3:56
140 8 months ago
In 2007, Subway launched the $5 footlong. But after nearly a decade of dominance, Subway sent a bizarre and sad tweet in February 2016 indicating that, just like that, the $5 footlong was history. Here's why. #Subway #$5Footlong $5 brain game | 0:15 The joy of six | 1:01 The footlong lawsuit | 1:59 The idea was outdated | 2:58 Requiem for a grinder | 3:40
134 8 months ago
Salmon's popularity comes with quite a bit of confusion, what with the multiple varieties, health claims, and concerns about sustainability. What true and what's not? Here's a look at some things you probably never knew about salmon. #Salmon #AtlanticSalmon Varieties of salmon | 0:13 Farmed salmon vs. wild salmon | 0:50 Salmon for beauty and health | 1:36 Franken-salmon | 2:13 Salmon's importance in nature | 3:08 Salmon's cultural significance | 3:56 So many ways to enjoy salmon | 4:35
155 8 months ago
Since 1983, Panda Express has been doing a brisk business in American Chinese cuisine, serving up popular entrees like Beijing Beef and Honey Walnut Shrimp. But according to employees, there's one signature dish you should never order. You may want to sit down for this. #PandaExpress #PeiWei #OrangeChicken
178 8 months ago
If it's been a while since you've set foot in a shopping mall food court, it's probably been a long time since you've eaten at a Sbarro. What happened to this once-ubiquitous pizza chain? These are the reasons Sbarros are slowly vanishing nationwide. #Sbarro #BadPizza Mall fatigue | 0:13 Better options | 0:54 Outdated ideas | 1:40 Money problems | 2:40 Updates and downvotes | 3:43 Everyone hates the food | 4:29
116 8 months ago
Domino's is world famous for its pizza, but according to some employees, there's one thing you should never order from the chain's menu: sandwiches. #DominosPizza #Pizza #DominosSubs
129 8 months ago
Fine dining isn't cheap, so it's critical that you make the most out of your experience and order the right stuff. If you're looking to save money, protect your sensitive stomach, or eat ethically, here are a few fancy menu items it's probably best to just avoid. #WhatNotToOrder #BadMenuItems Veal | 0:22 Raw oysters | 1:05 Mussels | 1:49 Pasta | 2:36 Halibut and red snapper | 3:23
129 8 months ago
Hardee's climb to fast-food success hasn't been a smooth ride. They've been accused of sexist advertising, competed bitterly with other brands, and so much more. Here's everything you never knew about Hardee's. #Hardees #CarlsJr Altered states | 0:11 Death of a pioneer | 0:44 Advertising controversy | 1:20 The rebrand: A mixed reception | 1:56 Competing with KFC | 2:50 Fast-food turkey burger? | 3:40 Star-studded succulence | 4:14
115 8 months ago
With Walmart providing insanely low prices, it's no surprise so many have turned a blind eye to any shady behavior performed by the company to save a buck. Here are some shady secrets Walmart doesn't want you to know. #Walmart #WalmartSecrets Wealthy family, broke employees | 0:12 Prison labor | 0:56 Bogus claims | 1:28 Taxpayers foot the bill | 2:02 Devious business practices | 2:49 They locked employees in the store | 4:31 Stop, shoppers, what's that sound? | 5:10
106 8 months ago
Beloved by everyone from chef David Chang to the Kardashians, Popeyes isn't just "Louisiana Fast," it's a cultural phenomenon. But before you dig into a biscuit combo, you might want a little taste of the real story behind the brand. #Popeyes #Chicken #FastFood Popeyes founder versus Anne Rice | 0:15 "Emotional Support Chickens" | 1:08 Switching up their name | 1:52 Those Popeyes-loving celebrities | 2:41 Marketing missteps | 3:22 Skipping the healthy train | 4:05
141 8 months ago
Foodies might have a bead on what’s hot in the world of food, but here are some of the most dangerous food trends ever. Prepare your hearts and your stomachs, because you might find out one of your favorite treats or trends could be seriously damaging to your overall health. While some of these foods and trends include assumedly healthy choices like increased water intake and juice cleansing, it might shock you to know that they have the adverse effect. So if you’re a follower of some of the biggest food trends in recent years, drop that activated charcoal soft serve and toss aside your gluten-free bagel for a hot second and follow along with us. It makes sense that you’d want to follow the latest health kicks, especially if most of your friends are taking part as well, but you might want to be a little more wary about what you put in your body. It turns out that even something as innocuous as drinking too much water could mess you up in ways you never thought. For instance, you’ve heard that milk does the body good and helps you grow, but drinking non-dairy milk just might keep kids from actually growing. Learning that milk could stunt one’s growth just might be a little too hard to swallow. Join us as we check out some food trends that aren’t working out the way that people would hope. Activated charcoal | 0:21 Juice cleanses | 1:11 Switching everything to coconut oil | 1:48 Going gluten-free | 2:27 Non-dairy milks | 3:21 Drinking too much water | 4:03