Popeyes asks customers to bring their own bun for chicken sandwiches | TribLIVE.com
Food & Drink

Popeyes asks customers to bring their own bun for chicken sandwiches

1668046_web1_AP19234676187188
AP
A chicken sandwich is seen at a Popeyes, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, in Kyle, Texas. After Popeyes added a crispy chicken sandwich to their fast-fast menu, the hierarchy of chicken sandwiches in America was rattled, and the supremacy of Chick-fil-A and others was threatened.

Popeyes has brought a new meaning to BYOB: Bring your own bun.

The chicken restaurant has come up with a temporary fix to the fact its popular sandwich has been sold out at many locations by telling customers to supply their own bread.

“Due to the extraordinary demand, the sandwich sold out two weeks after it was introduced nationwide,” Popeyes said Thursday in a statement. “Popeyes is working to get the sandwich back in restaurants soon. In the meantime, they’re offering guests a way to ease their sorrows and cravings. Introducing BYOB: Bring Your Own Bun.”

Alas, this is not the exact sandwich. The chain suggests to modify the recipe.

“Popeyes still has the best fried chicken in the game, so bring your own bun, order 3-piece tenders and voilà! You can make your own sandwich,” the company says.

But some customers aren’t digging the recommendation.

“Popeyes asking you to assemble a chicken sandwich at home like IKEA furniture, tweeted Angela Davis or @The Kitchenista. “Wow. Chick Fil A would never.”

Categories: Lifestyles | Food Drink
TribLIVE commenting policy

You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.

We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.

While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.

We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers

We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.

We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.

We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.

We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.