You’ve probably heard the slogan, “Love that chicken from Popeye’s.” Well, one California restaurant loves Popeye’s chicken so much that it is buying it and serving it to its customers.
Foodbeast.com reports that a customer at the Sweet Dixie Kitchen in Long Beach, California, was not duped by the fried chicken served at the restaurant.
On the popular reviews site Yelp, Tyler H. of Los Angeles outed the establishment over its choice of chicken. The review was posted Oct. 9.
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Sweet Dixie Kitchen owner Kim Sanchez responded to the Yelp review and made no apologies for using Popeye’s fried chicken, although a blurb on the restaurant’s Facebook page claims, “Everything is made here — right down to our bacon jam and sriracha sour cream sauce.”
“We PROUDLY SERVE Popeye’s spicy tenders — the best fried chicken anywhere and from New Orleans — which are delivered twice a day. We also in case you need to know buy our gumbo from a friend who sells it at a local farmers market,” Sanchez said in her Yelp response.
The chicken in question is used for a chicken and biscuit sandwich that has a menu price tag of $12.95. Sweet Dixie Kitchen even made an Instagram post about the chicken. The post was later deleted.