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Chick-fil-A’s Chicken Salad Sandwich Will Soon Disappear Forever

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  • Chick-fil-A announced that the chain would stop serving chicken salad after September 30. This decision was not easy, according to Chick-fil-A’s spokeswoman, but was apparently made thanks to customers’ demand for new tastes and fresh flavors on the menu. (For what it’s worth, in his review of the dish, Eater NY chief critic Ryan Sutton argued the sandwich featured “a combination of spices and pickle relish that make it taste like cake frosting.”) The good news: Now it’s easier to order chicken biscuits without feeling guilty.
  • This Miami Herald food editor prepared his kids for Chopped Junior by giving them ingredients like beer and pre-cooked beef tips.
  • There are many Keurig wannabes out there: Keurigs for salads, for cookies, and even for weed. This particular gadget, called Yomee, makes fresh yogurt fast — but is that worth the $99 price tag?
  • Starbucks now allows customers to reload their reward cards on Apple Watch via Apple Pay. The new technology will make ordering venti PSLs with extra whip even easier.
  • An organization called the Gluten Intolerance Group of North America is suing celebrity chef Jamie Oliver on his designated “GF” recipes that are not gluten-free. Lesson learned: Never mess around with gluten-intolerant people.
  • Whole Foods plans to sell organic kale for $1/bunch for extremely real holiday World Vegetarian Day. The change follows the Whole Foods acquisition from Amazon, which prompted a whole bunch of price cuts.
  • Canada’s first Cheesecake Factory has finally announced its anticipated opening date: It’s finally debuting in Toronto this November.
  • Anthony Bourdain is in Newfoundland shooting Parts Unknown this week. Here he is looking Canada chic. #newfoundland


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