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Chick-fil-A Inc.

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2014

    Super Chix Has Sandwich-Shamed Chick-fil-A. Bless Them.

    Last week we reported on Yum! Brands' new creation, which is appropriately dubbed Super Chix. The parent company of KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut has reincarnated battered and fried bird strips, including this sandwich pictured above, in an apparent bid to take over the Chick-fil-A audience. On my f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2014

    The First Super Chix, a Fast-Food Chicken Joint from KFC's Owners, Opens in Arlington

    Yum! Brands, the parent company of KFC and creator of things like Doritos Locos Tacos, opened a new chicken concept in Central Arlington Wednesday called Super Chix (612 W. Park Row). This test store is the only one of its kind in the country, and while the two main menu items, chicken strips and ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2014

    Using Emoji to Search Yelp for Dallas Restaurants, Because Wordz Is Hard

    If you haven't heard the news, Yelp is now searchable by emoji, which is awesome if you happen to be a tween girl looking for the closest available ice cream cone. The new feature went into effect recently and allows users to search for food based on tiny pixelated icons. A minuscule picture of a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2013

    An 83-Year-Old Richardson Woman Sickened by Tainted Cantaloupe Sues Over Listeriosis Outbreak

    Helen Pigg was still relatively spry back in 2011, at least for an 81-year-old. She was healthy and active, the historian for an association of retired Richardson school teachers and a supporter, online at least, of various progressive causes from the abolition of nuclear weapons to attacks on Chick ... More >>

  • News

    April 25, 2013

    How Medicare Became a Thieves' Bazaar

    In Dallas and across the country, hospitals, doctors and dealers have made Medicare the nation’s sweetest crime. The feds are now trying to shutter the door.

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2013

    College Football's National Championship Is Coming to Dal ... er, Arlington

    The corpse of the Bowl Championship Series, college football's much-maligned way of wrapping up each season in often incomprehensible fashion, has gone cold. The organization that will replace it now has a clever name -- the College Football Playoff -- that leaves plenty of room for a big-dollar cor ... More >>

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    November 22, 2012
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    August 23, 2012
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    August 9, 2012

    Start is Open on Greenville (Photos)

    Without the neutral colors, sleek design and healthy food, Start could be a Raising Cane's, or (gasp!) even an Arby's. Diners order and pay at a register, grab drinks, and sit to wait for their names to be called. The open kitchen delivers food in a fast food-style, with labeled stainless steel chut ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2012

    Now We're Punishing Cops Over Fast-Food Bags. That's Pretty Chickenshit.

    Wait. I'm a libtard. I'm politically correct. I hate bullies. I despise people who make fun of a co-worker for being different from them. But they sent a Dallas police sergeant to deep nights at the jail because he came back to his division with a bag from Chick-fil-A? You know. First place, I also ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2012

    A Scene from National Same Sex Kiss Day at Chick-fil-A in Dallas

    Two days ago, on the Mike Huckabee-chosen Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day, supporters of the Chicken Sandwich Chain Against Gay Marriage cause flooded locations across the country. Some carried signs; some burst out in choruses of "God Bless America." It was, according a recent CNN piece, a record sal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2012

    Modern Mexican, Drunken Olympics and Dining In The Bubble: This Week in Dallas Dining

    Wrapping up that work day and getting ready to head home watch the Olympics and do some drinking? Easy now. The gymnastics events are in full swing and Alice's instruction to drink every time you see a wedgie promises to intoxicate an entire planet. Before you pick up your shot glass, we have a week ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    Six Dallas Chicken Sandwiches to Eat While You Protest Chick-Fil-A

    If you haven't heard, tomorrow is National Same-Sex Kiss Day at Chick-fil-A. The event encourages gay rights supporters to head to their nearest Chick-fil-A restaurant and take pictures or videos of themselves making out. News of the event spurred Mike Huckabee to call for a preemptive Chick-fil-A A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2012

    Mike Huckabee Calls for Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day

    Citing "intolerant bigotry from the left," former Arkansas governor and candidate in the 2008 republican presidential primaries, Mike Huckabee, has called for a "Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day" on August 1. Last week we reported on Chick-fil-A's president Dan Cathy's interview where he condemned sam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2012

    Chick-fil-A and its President, Dan Cathy, Take to Facebook After Anti-Gay Marriage Comments

    Dan Cathy, president and COO of Chick-fil-A, recently was a guest on an Atlanta-area radio talk show, where he denounced gay marriage, again, saying: "I think we are inviting God's judgment on our nation when shake our fist at Him and say, 'We know better than you as to what constitutes a marriage.' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2012

    Eight Hot Dog Toppings To Make Your July Cookouts Awesome

    July is National Hot Dog Month if you didn't know, and the Fourth of July always promises to be one of the biggest hot dog consumption days of the year. Just because hot dogs are ubiquitous doesn't mean a casual cookout has to be pedestrian. Start with some high quality links from your local butcher ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2012

    Chick-fil-A Chocolate Chunk Cookie: Work of the Devil (Confirmed)

    In our coverage here at City of Ate, we typically try to lean towards high-end foods and unique eateries (OK, on occasion). But, we also know crap sells, mainly because often we're the ones buying it. And while our fast-food coverage usually highlights absurdity, sometimes it crosses into all-busine ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2012

    On Meatless Monday, Defending Chipotle

    Nearly every time I knock the food at a chain restaurant, a few commenters jump to and tell me why chains are great. Often those comments brand me as a chain-hating snob who only wants to eat trendy food, served by a waiter with bad facial hair and a fedora. But that's not true. Mostly I just want t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2012

    Chick-fil-A Courts Your Babies, As Long As They're Straight

    Chick-fil-A is rolling out a new Kid's Meal, according to a recent news release, aimed at fighting childhood obesity and promoting good nutrition. Comprised of grilled chicken nuggets, low-fat milk and fruit, either in a cup for finger-eating, or pureed in a bag for squeezing, the meals tally just o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    Looking For Dallas Sports Bars With a Little Less Asshat

    Frankie's is fun, but weekends are a shit show​ Football season is here. Sure, the college teams started their games a few weeks ago, but I'm most excited to watch the pros play. Last night, because it's close to the office and they've added a bar-food menu I've been working my way through, I watc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2011

    Free Chick-fil-A. Need We Say More?

    Liz SmithLooking ridiculous: a small price to pay for free chicken.​Well, actually, we do need to say more. There's a catch to this free chicken -- there's always a catch. Come this Friday, everyone's favorite Christian-valued fast food chain will be celebrating Cow Appreciation Day, a quasi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    Fried Pickles: A Vegetarian's Solace in a Meat-Sodden City

    ​ Dallas, I've been feeling a little bit left out. You've been great to me so far: The bars are plentiful; my rent is cheap; my boss sent me on assignment to a strip club. Everything should be awesome, right? Not quite. Frankly, eating's been a little bit of a problem. Here's the thing a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Arlington Rep. Bill Zedler Wants To Hear All About Your Abortion

    Rep. Bill Zedler just has a few questions about your legal medical procedure.​In the latest piece of depressing women's health news from the Texas Legislature, The Dallas Morning News reported today that the House has voted to deny state funding to public hospitals that either perform "elective a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2011

    Really Chick-fil-A? Daddy/Daughter Date Night?

    Chick-fil-A isn't OK with working on Sundays, but they do seem to be OK with dads dating daughters. June 18, the day before Father's Day is Chick-fil-A Daddy Daughter Date Night. So, if you're currently dating your dad, know that starting at 5 p.m. that day, 70 Chick-fil-A restaurants in the Dall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2011

    Please Feed the New Guy: Wherein You Tell Me What to Eat in Order to Feel Like a Texan

    The author reacts to the Chick-fil-A sauce selection.​Here's the deal: I'm new in town. I was brought in to slowly turn Richie Whitt into a love-advice columnist. It's going well so far, I think; he hasn't kneed me in the groin since late Tuesday.I've learned over the years that the best way to ge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2011

    Chick-Fil-A Goes Green, but Keeps the White Napkins

    Chick-fil-A's first store designed to meet environmental design standards, opening this week in Fort Worth, will feature energy efficient appliances, low-flow restroom fixtures and a cistern for plant irrigation, but the fast food chain's still isn't ready to institute unbleached paper napkins.  ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2011

    Chick-fil-A's New Phallic Shaped Coupon Might Rub Some Customers the Wrong Way

    Sure we're dickin' around about the shape of the coupon, but the shake's probably decent.​ Maybe the marketing folks behind Chick-fil-A's new banana pudding milkshake campaign have a keen sense of humor or we at City of Ate have the mentality of a teenage boy, but we're pretty sure you'll agree t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    Tomorrow: A Condiment Revolution and Free Fries at Chick-fil-A

    Apparently you need an instruction manual to open the new Heinz ketchup packet.​ The folks at Chick-fil-A (multiple locations) are giving away free food, and you don't have to dress like a cow or make online reservations, though you do have to jump through one hoop to score this deal. Head to any ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2011

    Get a Free Breakfast at Chick-fil-A

    Liz Smith​Finally, there's a Chick-fil-A promotion that doesn't require you to dress like a cow, although we would gladly sport udders for free food any day. The fast-food chain is debuting a new menu item on January 10, but this week you can try the new Spicy Chicken Biscuit for free. We can ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2011

    Chick-Fil-A Faces Questions Over Antigay Ties

    ​Chick-Fil-A, which has more outlets in Texas than any other state, has come under attack for allegedly partnering with an organization Advocate.com calls "Pennsylvania's largest antigay, anti-marriage equality group." According to an Advocate report, Chick-Fil-A is sponsoring two Pennsylvani ... More >>

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    December 2, 2010
  • Blogs

    September 23, 2010

    Raising Cane's Gives the Finger
    To Greenville Avenue

    ​Raising Cane's (multiple locations) www.raisingcanes.com Dude Factor: 7, or House's cane, on a scale of 1 (Michael P. Fay) to 10 (Caine). We had never darkened the door at a Raising Cane's until the new Greenville Avenue location opened, tempting us with its promise of "chicken fingers" on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2010

    Chick-fil-A: Dress Like a Cow, Eat a Chicken

    No way those udders are real. He's had work.​If you see an unusual number of cows roaming around on two legs this week, it isn't mad cow disease. Many a joyous bovine will be throwing off their sandwich boards in elation this Friday, July 9, when Chick-fil-A restaurants nationwide will be cele ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2010

    Lebron James Eats for Free: Five Food Bribes That Might Work

    Wanna bribe us? Keep the food. Try this instead.​A recent University of Texas at Dallas release that was ostensibly about T-shirts raises an interesting food issue: Explaining why he'd decided to display 300 commemorative T-shirts in a university building, Dean J. Michael Coleman said, "Free ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    A New Day Dawns

    Noah W. BaileyHistory is upon us.​Chick-Fil-A's Spicy Chicken SandwichDude Factor: 10, or Foghorn Leghorn, on a scale of 1 (Camilla), to 10.A few weeks back it came to our attention that Chick-Fil-A was taking reservations for free VIP samples of its new spicy chicken sandwich, a fact that sent wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    Spring Break in Allen, Texas: A Wild Romp to Eat Mor Chikin

    Steven Doyle​Spring break is running rampant across the country as college students everywhere plan beach vacations to party with fellow students. Copious amounts of binge drinking, casual sex and other activities are typically on the slate and will be the subject of nostalgic conversation for yea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2009

    At Tonight's Found Footage Festival, Big Ambition and Little Talent Make for VHS Gold

    Nick Prueher, left, and Joe Pickett, the touring kings of forgotten VHS.If, after years of YouTube, unintentionally funny strangers just aren't that funny anymore, there may be only one cure, and -- lucky you -- it's stopping in town tonight at the Lakewood Theater.The Found Footage Festival is a co ... More >>

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    October 29, 2008
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    July 24, 2008

    Salon! Salon!

    The Bath House celebrates accessible art

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    May 6, 2008
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    December 27, 2007

    Not So Wild

    MTV takes over the Majestic

  • Calendar

    June 29, 2006

    PraiseFest

    KLTY says, "Our concert is an awesome concert"

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2006
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    January 5, 2006

    Beard on Tap

    The Cavern is officially a no-shave zone

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    October 20, 2005
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    July 14, 2005
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    February 3, 2005

    B-Ball Wizards

    They have smiles and skills

  • Calendar

    March 25, 2004

    Have a Cow, Man

    Beef is what's for dinner at the Ultimate Cowtown Cookout

  • Best of Dallas

    September 26, 2002

    Best Root Beer Float

    Prince of Hamburgers

  • News

    November 29, 2001

    Letters, November 29

    Aginners for Schools; Chick-Fil-A, Pt. 2; Mountain Folk

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