Southern Review: Chick-Fil-A Meets NYC

Address: 1000 Ave of the Americas, New York, NY 10018

On my latest quest to find a little bit of the south in the city I ventured to Chick-Fil-A. A recent addition to NYC, the fast food restaurant is conveniently located in the middle of the city.

To be honest, I’ve been avoiding the place since its opening in 2015. Mainly for two reasons – the lines have been reported to be out the door, and the idea of having an authentic southern staple in the city was unbelievable. But alas, I decided to venture out on a Friday afternoon, hoping to avoid the weekend crowds.

The verdict – It was everything I wanted and more. The line was quick, thanks to the surplus of employees who rush to take your order on iPads upon arrival. My two friends and I were easily able to find a table. And, last but not least, the food tasted just as good as it does at home in North Carolina. Without even looking at the menu I ordered the chicken sandwich, waffle fries, and signature lemonade. Read more