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  1. chicken
    Man Pulls a Gun Over Sold-Out Popeyes Chicken SandwichesThe viral sandwich has been sold out since last week, but a Houston man missed the memo.
  2. chicken
    Popeyes Has Finally Run Out of Chicken SandwichesOur national nightmare is over (for now), and exhausted workers will get a much-needed reprieve from the chaos.
  3. chains
    The Threat of Violence Remains All Too Real for Fast-Food WorkersDo chains like McDonald’s and Burger King do enough to protect their employees?
  4. food fight
    The Best Moments From Twitter’s Chicken Sandwich WarPopeyes versus Chick-fil-A: the nihilistic brand squabble we need.
  5. the chain gang
    Fast Food Just Keeps Getting CheaperMcDonald’s, Taco Bell, Wendy’s, and Dunkin’ Donuts have all rolled out new dollar menus in the last four months.
  6. the chain gang
    Burger King’s Parent Company Is Buying Popeyes for $1.8 BillionRestaurant Brands swallows up another chain.
  7. Drama
    Popeye’s Regrets Firing a Pregnant Manager Held at GunpointNot surprisingly, she doesn’t want her job back.
  8. L'Eggo My Eggo
    Houston Chef’s Waffle-Breaded Chicken Predates Popeyes’ Version,Only one is made with dehydrated Eggo crumble.
  9. Monuments
    This Epic Monument to Popeyes Founder Al Copeland Probably Won’t Get BuiltLooks fine to us.
  10. The Chain Gang
    Fast Food Chains, American Eaters, Flipp’n for Snack-Sized Chick’nThe industry is seizing on the fact that Americans are increasingly eating out of their cars with new small snacks.
  11. Mediavore
    New Health Benefits Found in Curries; Freebird’s Flying to The MidwestTurns out the Indian mainstays are pros when it come to lowering blood triglyceride levels.
  12. Mediavore
    Cracker Barrel Founder Dies at 76; Seniors Cited as Big Binge DrinkersDan W. Evins started the restaurant chain in his parents’ gas station.
  13. Mediavore
    Tony Luke Shed 100 Pounds; Cracker Barrel Founder, Danny Evins, Passed AwayPlus: Weight Watchers is booming; and Grandma and Grandpa represent the largest binge drinking demographic, all in our morning news roundup.
  14. Mediavore
    Behind the Scenes of Cafe Gratitude Lawsuit; Texas Chef Stocks Guns in Food PotsHis arrest gives new meaning to “fire table eight.”
  15. Mediavore
    Yao Ming Forwards Chinese Wine; Sherry Slams Strand HouseThe former NBA star is named as an under-the-radar connoisseur.
  16. Quote of the Day
    Popeyes COO Nearly Choked to Death on a Plane, Despite His FriendlinessActually, it’s his ego that’s tough to swallow.
  17. Red Sox
    Where Should the Sox Eat, If Not Popeye’s?We’re guessing their fried-chicken days are over.
  18. Mediavore
    General Mills Sued for False Health Claims; Golden Road Brewery Debuts inFruit by the Foot gets called out for its exaggerated health benefits.
  19. Fried Chicken
    Maybe There’s Something to the Red Sox Fried Chicken Rumor After AllTerry Francona, it’s not all your fault.
  20. Mediavore
    No Fried Starfish or Crickets For Night Market; Flour and Chocolate Prices ArePlus: Some question the importance of aging cheese; and Chart House owners plan to buy Eva Longoria’s bankrupt Vegas restaurant, all in our morning news roundup.
  21. Mediavore
    Michael Jackson’s Chef Gives Testimony; Top Chef Vets Opening EverywhereKai Chase says she was making lunch when she learned of the dire emergency.
  22. Mediavore
    Tainted Ground Beef Turns Up at Dover Air Force Base; Friendly’s FacesPlus: Tons of Top Chef alumni are opening restaurants; and Popeye’s introduces Dip’n Chik’n nuggets, all in our morning news roundup.
  23. Mediavore
    Wasabi Fire Alarm Wins Ig Noble; Friendly’s Will File for Chapter 11Plus an improbable Popeye’s nugget and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  24. Mediavore
    L&I Pulls the Plug on the Feltonville Club Where Nine Were Shot; Denmark BansPlus: Consumers express interest in fast-food chicken breakfasts; and British royals break out the good stuff for the Obamas, all in our morning news roundup.
  25. L.A. Diet
    Beth Littleford Eats Spicy Noodles in Her Car, Drinks Iced Tea Everywhere“Thank God I was alone in my car, because this was worse than wasted teenager or savage. This was full-on simian.”
  26. Mikey Likes It
    BREAKING: Michael Bauer Loves Cheetos, and Popeye’s ChickenAlso, his favorite fried chicken is at Casa Orinda.
  27. Mediavore
    Customers Wait Nearly an Hour to Place Orders at Vineland’s New Popeyes;Plus purdue recalls 90,000 pounds of chicken nuggets, and Goldman Sachs denies involvement in global food crisis, all in our morning news roundup.
  28. Mediavore
    Former Popeyes Franchisee Fined; School Kids Not Buying Jamie Oliver’s MealsPlus, a look at new summer treats, and Seattle goes compostable with fast food service ware.
  29. Mediavore
    Kardashian Bothered By Public Breastfeeding; Food Trucks Arrive At DisneylandThe socialite reality-show star Tweets about her disgust and California Adventure hosts mobile restaurants through August.
  30. Mediavore
    Popeye’s CEO Lashes Out at Calorie Counts; New App Foretells Food AllergensA fast food exec says new food laws are “un-American,” while technology helps sniff out potential non-edibles.
  31. Mediavore
    Former Cicero President Begins Hostess Training; Popeyes CEO Rejects CaloriePlus: Domino’s and Pizza Hut’s new ad campaigns and the new vice president and publishing director of Bon Appetit.
  32. Mediavore
    Cupcakes Descend on the Met; Popeye’s CEO Against Calorie CountsPlus: U.S. wants Japan to eat its meat, and Domino’s ads go micro, all in our morning news roundup.
  33. Mediavore
    Chocolate Parties Are the New Tupperware Parties; Popeye’s CEO Unimpressed byPlus: Domino’s new ads microtarget, and White House wants U.S. beef back in Japan, all in our morning news roundup.
  34. Mediavore
    Alice Waters Wants To Be On T.V. Too; Yelp Makes Changes After ChargesThe Chez Panisse chef wants her own show, while a restaurant review site retools its features.
  35. Badvertising
    Is Popeye’s Pervy?Is there ‘Little Mermaid’ action hidden in the wall art?
  36. Openings
    Popeyes Colonizes Canal StreetWhat, no Cajun-fried turkeys?
  37. TV Land
    MTV Shrouds Obama Fried ChickenThe controversial Brooklyn chicken joint makes a cameo in a rap video.
  38. User's Guide
    Off-the-Menu Fast-food ItemsIn-N-Out isn’t the only chain with secret menu items.
  39. Blogston Proper
    Taco Time; The Problem with Restaurant NamesPlus: Stephi’s on Tremont disappoints, and Popeye’s is fine, all in our weekly blog roundup.
  40. Mediavore
    Tracking the Top Bathroom; Lobster Turf Wars Heat Up
  41. Blechtacular
    The Thing That Should Not Be: KPC’s Italian CheeseburgerPlus, signage that’s a perfect storm of Popeyes, KFC, and Church’s.
  42. Taste Tests
    Diddy Struggles With the Eternal Question: Popeyes or KFC?The latest celebrity food blogger, Sean Combs, conducts a taste test.
  43. Closings
    Popeye’s Seized?The Louisiana chain was apparently shuttered on Mardi Gras.
  44. Fast-Food Disasters
    Popeyes Ruins Sandwich With Baffling ‘Diamond Bread’One of fast food’s greatest chicken sandwiches has taken a hit.
  45. NewsFeed
    The Shocking Secrets of Chain-Restaurant Calorie CountsAfter reviewing our findings, you may come to consider the Baconator, compared to certain other murderous burgers, a “healthy” option.
  46. NewsFeed
    The Politics of the Palate Just Doesn’t Taste RightThe art of divining politics from eating habits is pretty thin soup, for our money.
  47. Back of the House
    Popeyes Chicken Founder Kicks the BucketTwo blows have staggered fried-chicken lovers everywhere: First Kentucky Fried Chicken announces plans to change its name. And now Popeyes founder Al Copeland has died.
  48. Openings
    Popeyes Brings Chicken and Biscuits Shrine to ChinatownWe’re not sure whether the Popeyes that opened three days ago right across from the mouth of the Manhattan Bridge (that’s right, the first thing motorists now see when entering the island is a Popeyes) has to do with the Bowery location that closed over the summer. But we do know from this floral arrangement festooned with ribbons and cards reading “Popeyes Chicken and Biscuits” that it’s Chinese run, and enthusiastically so. Yesterday found the manager offering patrons free refills and giving away free chicken to everyone in the restaurant at closing time (might want to try your luck tonight around midnight). Says a friend of Grub who lives in the hood, “I’m overjoyed.” No kidding! Now he doesn’t have to trek to the Waverly for biscuits…
  49. Neighborhood Watch
    Brighton Beach Restaurant Manager Fights Thief, and LosesBrighton Beach: Manager of Little Odessa restaurant Tatiana wrestled a thief with gun, but the intruder got away with holiday-weekend earnings of $100,000 after brandishing a knife. [NYDN] Chelsea: There’s speculation that Little Seoul has closed, but it sounds like the restaurant just took a long weekend. [Blog Chelsea] Greenwich Village: Hopes that Cedar Tavern would return from the condo-development grave seem dashed, though neighbors don’t seem too disappointed. [Gothamist] Park Slope: Bierkraft’s free “Bizarro” beer tasting at 7 p.m. tonight includes cheese pairings. [Brooklyn Record] Prospect-Lefferts-Gardens: Met Foods open! [Across the Park]