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There Will Be No Chick-fil-A for Super Bowl Attendees, $3,000 Tickets Be Damned

Plus a 6,000-calorie sushi roll topped with pizza, and more news to start your day

No spicy chicken sandwiches for Super Bowl attendees

Super Bowl LIII will be held Sunday, February 3 in Atlanta, and though Mercedes-Benz Stadium is home to a Chick-fil-A, the controversial fast-food chain will maintain its policy of being closed on Sundays. While the restaurant has occasionally opened certain locations on Sunday for good causes, feeding ravenous football fans who are coughing up on average more than $3,000 per ticket apparently does not qualify. (There will be cheap beer and hot dogs, however.)

And in other news...

• Here’s a 6,000-calorie sushi roll topped with pizza, short ribs, and a fried pork cutlet, among other things. Surprisingly, this is not an American abomination — it’s the brainchild of Japanese restaurant chain Amataro and costs $36. [SoraNews24]

• Magazine publisher Condé Nast is putting all of its titles behind a paywall before the end of 2019, including Bon Appetit — meaning you may soon have to pay to access all those recipes. [WSJ]

• Chef José Andrés’s World Central Kitchen is stepping up its #ChefsForFeds efforts to feed furloughed federal workers: They’re preparing to launch 30 more kitchens and food trucks across 12 states, to add to the 6,000-plus government employees they’ve already been feeding daily in D.C. [Eater DC]

• Here’s a brief history of Snapchat’s famed dancing hot dog, the augmented-reality sensation that terrorized your feeds in the summer of 2017. [Intelligencer]

• This is just a great humor piece about a four-year-old “bad boy chef” from Brooklyn. Choice excerpt: “...The mercurial chef is known for his explosive temper—throwing plates at his staff, chasing food critics out of his restaurant with a water gun, and crying until he passes out on the floor. He also likes to run around the kitchen with no clothes on.” [New Yorker]

• Forgot your wallet on a late-night fast-food run? NBD, because Jack in the Box and Taco Bell both now accept Apple Pay. [Press Release]

• Students at George Mason University in Virginia can now get food, including Starbucks and Dunkin’, delivered anywhere on campus via robots on wheels. [The Verge]

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