10 Reasons Chick-fil-A Is The Best Fast Food Chain In America

Chick-fil-A is the best fast food chain in America.

The chicken joint won the “best overall” category in Business Insider’s Fast Food Reader’s Choice awards.

Chick-fil-A, which is planning a massive national expansion, beat out competitors like Chipotle and McDonald’s.

The chicken chain, which now outsells KFC despite having a fraction of the locations, is popular for many reasons.

1. Chicken sandwich

This chicken sandwich is amazing. According to Chick-fil-A, it’s “a boneless breast of chicken seasoned to perfection, hand-breaded, pressure cooked in 100% refined peanut oil and served on a toasted, buttered bun with dill pickle chips.” While no one knows the secret sauce, copycat recipes call for the chicken breast to be brined in pickle juice.

2. Waffle Fries

The waffle fries are perfectly crispy and delicious every time. They’re also a nice alternative to the classic fries available at most other fast food chains.

3. Milkshakes

In addition to the classic flavours, Chick-fil-A has peach and cookies and cream versions. The hand-spun milkshakes are made with Chik-fil-A’s own “IceDream” softserve and they are topped with whipped cream and a cherry. The company also offers seasonal flavours.

4. Awesome breakfast.

Chick-fil-A’s chicken biscuit has an avid following. The buttery, warm bread crumbles in your mouth and it’s a perfect complement to the juicy, uniquely seasoned fried chicken patty. Other breakfast options include breakfast burritos, parfaits, and oatmeal.

5. Special events.

Chick-fil-A restaurants often host special events. Recently, it hosted all-you-can-eat nugget nights.