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A Pandemic Success Story,
Popeyes Eyes New Shores
Apr 19, 2022 11:44 AM CDT
A Pandemic Success Story, Popeyes Eyes New Shores
Chain to expand to new markets, open 200 restaurants in US and Canada this year
- Popeyes is promising speedy drive-thru service as it plans to open more than 200 new locations in the US and Canada this year—more than half of which will feature double drive-thrus. The company also announced Tuesday its plans to expand in the UK, China, Mexico, and Saudi Arabia, and...
Contestant $10K in Chicken
Jan 12, 2020 7:43 AM CST
Fail Nabs Contestant $10K in Chicken
Popeyes ponies up after woman names cartoon character's fave food as chicken, not spinach
- Eve Dubois was so sure. Asked on
Family Feud Canada
to name Popeye's favorite food, she quickly hit the buzzer, sang "chiiiiiicken" and began a victory dance. Her family was not dancing. "Oh my God," one teammate moaned. The other contestant, Logan Tomlin, then gave the...
A Guy Just Died in Fight Over
a Popeyes Chicken Sandwich
Nov 5, 2019 3:07 AM CST
A Guy Just Died in Fight Over a Popeyes Chicken Sandwich
Altercation started in line at Maryland restaurant
- Popeyes' wildly popular chicken sandwich has returned—and a fight over it cost a man his life Monday night. Police say the victim was fatally stabbed after an altercation that began when a man cut in front of somebody else in a line for the sandwiches at a Popeyes in...
Another Crazy Story About
Popeyes Chicken Sandwiches
Sep 3, 2019 10:55 AM CDT
Another Crazy Story About Popeyes Chicken Sandwiches
Police in Houston say customer pulled a gun when restaurant ran out
- Police say a man pulled a gun at a Popeyes restaurant in Houston after being told they were out of chicken sandwiches. Houston police Lt. Larry Crowson says officers were called to the restaurant Monday night after a group of people tried to order a chicken sandwich, per the AP...
Teen Turns Fast-Food
Line Into an Opportunity
Aug 27, 2019 11:06 AM CDT
Teen Turns Fast-Food Line Into an Opportunity
David Ledbetter registered 16 people to vote as they waited at Popeyes
- When Popeyes added a fried chicken sandwich to its menu recently, one North Carolina teen made his way there ... and registered voters. As WCNC reports, David Ledbetter, who at 17 is not yet old enough to vote himself, wanted to get others involved after noticing "a lack of young...
Feb 2, 2019 10:00 AM CST
Bill Maher 'Chicken' Dig Triggers New Accusations
The 'Real Time' host cracks a joke with GOP lawmaker Will Hurd
- Bill Maher uncorked a spontaneous remark Friday that some are taking as racist—not the first time his "I'm-cool-enough-to-joke-about-racial-stereotypes" humor has sparked such an accusation, says Deadline . The
Real Time With Bill Maher
host was interviewing GOP Congressman Will Hurd from Texas when an exchange about the Republican...
Cops: Man Dies After Punch to
Face in Popeyes Parking Lot
Oct 26, 2017 5:46 PM CDT
Cops: Man Dies After Punch to Face in Popeyes Parking Lot
Police say suspect, victim were in fight over beer
- Authorities say a man punched in the face during an argument over beer has died after the fight outside a Florida restaurant, the AP reports. The
Daytona Beach News-Journal
reports 34-year-old James R. Allen faces a second-degree murder charge stemming from the incident Oct. 20 in the parking lot of...
Oct 21, 2017 1:57 PM CDT
Restaurant Caught Serving Popeyes Chicken
But owner of Sweet Dixie Kitchen doesn't see anything wrong with that
- A California restaurant owner admits she's been serving Popeyes chicken to customers for the past two months, Fox News reports. In a one-star Yelp review posted Oct. 7, Tyler Hiebert sat down at Sweet Dixie Kitchen in Long Beach only to see employees carry two boxes of Popeyes chicken...
Approve of Popeyes'
Jun 6, 2017 6:46 PM CDT
Internet Doesn't Approve of Popeyes' Cookie-Coated Chicken
Kids, on the other hand...
- "I'm not saying this is the best chicken I've ever had, but it's probably in the top five," one 10-year-old tells Delish . The chicken-loving kid was testing a brand new, possibly over-the-top food invention from Popeyes: fried chicken strips breaded with crumbled shortbread cookies. The...
Burger King Owner Buys
Popeyes for More Than $1.6B
Feb 21, 2017 12:32 PM CST
Burger King Owner Buys Popeyes for More Than $1.6B
Restaurant Brands also owns Tim Hortons
- Doughnuts, hamburgers, and as of Tuesday … chicken. That's what's now on the menu for Restaurant Brands International, the owner of Burger King and Tim Hortons that just raided the fast-food henhouse to buy the Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen chain for nearly $1.65 billion, per the
to Eat Chicken
With Hands Sues
Nov 3, 2016 3:03 PM CDT
Lawyer Forced to Eat Chicken With Hands Sues
Paul Newton Jr. says lack of knife made him choke
- A lawyer in Gulfport, Miss., says he choked on a piece of chicken and it's all Popeyes fault. Paul Newton Jr. says he was served a plastic spork, rather than a knife, with his chicken meal at a Popeyes drive-thru on Nov. 1, 2015, and was therefore forced to...
Popeyes Applicant Nabs
a Robber—and a Job
Mar 21, 2016 8:36 AM CDT
Popeyes Applicant Nabs a Robber—and a Job
Devin Washington helped pin thief to the floor
- Devin Washington's job interview on Saturday couldn't have gone better—or worse, really. While interviewing with a manager at a Popeyes in New Orleans around 1pm, the 18-year-old applicant witnessed a man grab cash from a register as a clerk was giving him change, reports WDSU . The manager...
Lawyer: Fired Popeyes Manager Seeking $5.5M
May 1, 2015 8:11 AM CDT
Lawyer: Fired Popeyes Manager Seeking $5.5M
Marissa Holcomb deserves damages for robbery aftermath, attorney says
- Marissa Holcomb did get her job back after Popeyes fired her for not reimbursing the fast-food restaurant for cash taken during a robbery, but that's not all the pregnant employee may get. She's seeking $5.5 million in damages for emotional distress, per a letter attorney Marc Bozeman...
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