SALT LAKE CITY — House Minority Whip Steve Scalise decided to put the Chick-fil-A vs. Popeyes chicken sandwich debate to rest on Wednesday.
Scalise shared a video of himself trying both sandwiches.
“Oh my gosh.” he says after eating the Popeyes sandwich. “Popeyes has got it this time.”
To his credit, the Louisiana representative tried both sandwiches. But it’s pretty clear someone who represents Louisiana would champion a restaurant from Louisiana in Popeyes.
Still, Scalise gave it a try. Watch in the video below.
Scalise is just the latest fast food enthusiast to weigh in on the ongoing debate between Chick-fil-A and Popeyes over who has the better sandwich. Back on Aug. 12, Popeyes announced a new fried chicken sandwich that was eerily similar to the Chick-fil-A sandwich. A social media battle began between both Popeyes and Chick-fil-A (Wendy’s even weighed in), according to Vox.
Popeyes has run out of the new chicken sandwich after just 15 days, according to Inc. But it might come at a good time as Popeyes employees have reported feeling stressed and overworked in the wake of the storm.