I tried the Popeye’s chicken sandwich yesterday and I was floored by how bad it was. I don’t know what to make of all the hype. I’m not sure how it all started and I’m not sure how it snowballed into such a frenzy. I swear I’m not trying to be a rebel. The Popeye’s classic chicken sandwich is the worst chicken sandwich I’ve had in my life.
The sandwich that has caused long lines, flared tempers, brawls, fender benders and deaths is the worst chicken sandwich there is. Wendy’s, Arby’s, McDonald’s, Subway, Burger King, KFC, Chic Fil A, college cafeterias, workplace cafeterias, church cookouts, family reunions, me and probably you all make a better chicken sandwich than Popeye’s. I had the classic sandwich but perhaps the spicy sandwich is better.
I had a problem with the sandwich as soon as I unwrapped it. The bread is shiny. Why is bread shiny? Why did Popeye’s add a glossy topcoat to their bread? Did they think that would help? The large piece of meat didn’t have much flavor and then they added a few pickles and mayonnaise. That’s it. I had a hard time finishing it. The only reason I didn’t throw it away midway through was because I was super hungry. The beans and rice that I got as a side were much more satisfying.
I saw several social media comments that said that the sandwich is good but it doesn’t live up to the hype. I saw several people on the news claiming that the sandwich is great and worth waiting in line. Both are lies. The sandwich is terrible. I’m trying to understand what made people jump on the bandwagon and what made them afraid to tell the truth that the sandwich is garbage.
Now I know this is subjective but for goodness sakes I don’t see how anyone would describe that sandwich as delicious. And no, the sandwich is not laced with drugs which is what some seem to think. That may have made it worth the money. I also don’t think the sandwich is witchcraft. That’s an insult to witches. It’s just a bland sandwich with no pizazz to it whatsoever.
I’m fascinated with the phenomena which is the Popeye’s chicken sandwich craze of 2019. A subpar product became a sensation out of nowhere and no one had the courage to speak against the trend. People criticized the hype but not the sandwich. I didn’t hear one person say that they didn’t like the sandwich. Perhaps it’s just me.
If you can’t tell I’m a bit of a chicken sandwich connoisseur. In my educated opinion if you want a tasty chicken sandwich go anywhere but Popeye’s. But if you want to know what hype, drama and lies tastes like then Popeye’s chicken sandwich is perfect for you. Now that people aren’t lining up for hours and having knife fights over this sandwich give it a try and see for yourself.