Like most of you, my mornings are rushed. Between needing to hit snooze a couple of extra times, showering, taking out the dog, and finding an outfit that’s actually clean, I barely have time for a cup of coffee before I leave my apartment, much less a breakfast of any substance whatsoever. Every now and then I manage to remember a protein bar, but even then, I’m still hungry by the time I reach the office.
Thankfully, I live in Atlanta, so my morning breakfast routine is one that’s probably very familiar to many other southerners. I stop at one of the many Chick-Fil-As on my route to work, order a spicy chicken biscuit with a small frosted coffee, pay with my preloaded app, and I’m on my way in less than ten minutes. While I am aware that a frosted coffee is basically a milkshake that has somehow become acceptable for a.m. consumption, who cares when it perfectly mutes the spice of your chicken biscuit while providing you with the morning caffeination you need? Regardless, this routine is a perfect breakfast that gives me the best amount of flavor while also giving me an appropriate amount of protein, calories, and caffeine to ensure that I don’t get hangry before lunch hits.
Unfortunately for me, my morning routine just got disrupted in a major way when Chick-Fil-A announced over Twitter that they’ll be discontinuing their spicy chicken biscuits. Permanently. As a CFA spicy chicken advocate, this announcement left me reeling in shock and horror. Apparently, I’m not the only one losing my mind over the change. People are rightfully outraged on Twitter, but just wait for Chick-Fil-A’s response, because it only gets worse from here.
That’s right, they’re getting rid of what is arguably their tastiest breakfast menu item for an egg white grill. What kind of world is this, and do I even want to live in it? If I wanted subpar drive-thru egg whites, I’d stop at Dunkin’ Donuts, but you don’t see me doing that either. I stop at Chick-Fil-A for a delicious, buttery biscuit and crispy, spicy, fried chicken, but it looks like that won’t be happening for long.
While I suppose I could substitute my morning order for some chicken minis or a regular biscuit, I’m honestly so disheartened that I may be saying goodbye to Chick-Fil-A for a while. On the other hand, there is a silver lining to this change, which is that I may actually drop a few pounds by not consuming my entire day’s calories before lunchtime anymore. As much as my stomach hates me for saying this, here’s hoping Chick-Fil-A sticks to their guns here, because I really do want to lose three pounds. .
[via The Comeback]
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