Whereas everybody’s been centered on rival rooster sandwiches, has a mac and cheese battle been slowly build up within the fast-food world?
KFC has introduced a brand new addition to their menu: the Mac and Cheese Bowl (which is like their Well-known Bowls, solely with macaroni and cheese as a substitute of mashed potatoes and corn).
Beginning on Aug. 26, prospects will have the ability to buy Mac and Cheese Bowls from KFC. In accordance with the restaurant, the bowls will mix mac and cheese with the chain’s common popcorn rooster.
“This limited-time entrée is the newest in KFC meals innovation,” a spokesperson stated, “combining KFC’s wealthy and creamy mac and cheese, topped with KFC’s crispy popcorn rooster, and sprinkled with a three-cheese mix. The brand new menu merchandise additionally is available in a spiced-up model with KFC’s spicy, smoky Nashville Scorching sauce.”
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This comes proper on the heels of Chick-fil-A’s personal tacky announcement. Earlier this month, the fast-food chain added mac and cheese to their everlasting menu nationwide, the primary such addition since 2016.
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“Mac & Cheese is the quintessential consolation meals, and one thing we’re so excited to supply our company at Chick-fil-A. We predict it is the right pairing with our Unique Hen Sandwich, nuggets and our grilled rooster choices, but it surely’s additionally nice by itself as a snack,” stated Amanda Norris, government director of menu and packaging.
Whereas the addition made headlines, evidently not everyone was pleased about it. On the time, Boston Market tweeted out a message seemingly geared toward Chick-fil-A. The fast-casual chain tweeted, “Buyer: Can I get one thing like Boston Market mac & cheese however mediocre? Different guys: My pleasure.”
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As all of this tacky drama was unfolding, Chick-fil-A and Popeye’s received into a quick Twitter spat over their rooster sandwiches. Wendy’s even joined in, insinuating that they’ve the very best rooster sandwich.
Issues are undoubtedly heating up within the rooster sandwiches and sides business.
Fox Information’ Alexandra Deabler contributed to this text.