Chicken sandwich wars: Popeye’s chicken sandwich goes viral, sparks social media debates

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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Dozens of customers lined the inside of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen on Mercer University Drive today to try the restaurant’s new chicken sandwich.

Most customers inside the restaurant had not tried Popeye’s chicken sandwich yet but had high expectations.

The new menu item went viral after it’s introduction sparked debates on social media about which food chain offers the best chicken sandwich.

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The restaurant’s manager says that several locations have been selling out of the sandwiches daily. The Mercer University Drive location sold more than 1,500 sandwiches within the last four days.

Anthony Smith, a repeat Popeye’s customer, ranks Popeye’s chicken sandwich number one, followed by Chick-fil-A and Wendy’s.

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