Skip to main content


There is so much ruckus over the new Chick-Fil-A opening in Hollywood, on Sunset and Highland to be exact. They're giving away free chicken for a year to the first 100 people (based on a confusing lottery system) but the real controversy is over their political stance on gay marriage

A lot of people, especially those living near this new location, are not too happy about Chick-Fil-A's political agenda. Before knowing all this, I ate a ton of Chick-Fil-A as soon as it opened in downtown LA on Figueroa (long before this scandal hit the news). 

I usually get the original chicken sandwich but I don't feel like fried chicken so I get the Charbroiled Chicken Club Sandwich. It's good...but not as good as the original. The spicy one is good too, but still not as good as the original. 

The waffle fries are perfect to dip in all the different sauces that they give out. I prefer the Chick-Fil-A sauce. Whatever your politics, Chick-Fil-A has mastered the chicken sandwich but to a lot of people, this restaurant is just one of many. Others think that businesses can do whatever they want with the money that they make and that shouldn't be an issue when it comes to what they sell. 

There are so many companies that are "anti-gay." Target donates to anti-gay movements as well as Best Buy, Urban Outfitters, A-1 Storage, and the list goes on. I say pick your battles. It's hard to boycott every single business that doesn't agree with your politics. I still boycott Abercrombie and Fitch from way back in the day and will never buy an A&F product. That's just me. Everyone has their own stance against specific businesses. 

What are your thoughts on Chick-Fil-A?

Multiple Locations

Chick-fil-A on Urbanspoon
Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog


"Cuñape" is the best cheeseballs in the world, and it’s from Santa Cruz, Bolivia. These gooey and addictive cheese balls are similar to the Brazilian "pão de queijo" or the French "gougères" or the Colombian "pandebono" but all of these are different from each other as well. Gougères are lighter and more airy while the Brazilian ones are chewier but drier on the outside. I would say the pandebonos are closest in taste and texture to the Bolivian cuñape but it is slight more bready.

In Bolivia, we use mennonite cheese (farmer's cheese) for this recipe and honestly without that cheese it will never be exactly like the original but you do what you can. I've been hunting down a similar cheese in the U.S. for ages but the closest I can get to it is to use the queso blanco or fresco and add some more salt (or even mix some feta into it).

The history of the cuñape is very interesting. It is a Guaraní word that means "a woman's breast&…

Quinoa Soup

It took me nearly ten years to see Bolivia again. In my mind, I built up Bolivia to be this magical place where not only my childhood took place, but a place untouched by the evilness of industrialization, mass production, and globalization.

(Lomas de Arena: Sand Dunes, Santa Cruz, Bolivia)
Of course, a lot of things have changed.

(La Paz, Bolivia)
When I lived in Bolivia, I barely left my city, Santa Cruz. The cuisine of the altiplano (or the high altitude regions) is pretty different from the cuisine of the lowlands. La Paz, the capital, is dry, cold in the shade, hot in the sun, and you're basically living amongst the clouds. People here eat a lot more quinoa than they do in Santa Cruz. Most of the quinoa comes from the altiplano because quinoa is hardy and it can grow in high altitudes. The andes are the perfect place for quinoa to grow. During our trip to La Paz and the Salar de Uyuni, we had a lot of quinoa soup and cooked quinoa instead of rice. European backpackers rejoic…

Hangari Bajirak Kalgooksoo (or kalguksu)

My Korean friend and I came here a bit early to avoid the lunch rush and I'm so glad we did. By the time we were finished, there was a grip of Koreans waiting to eat. This is one of the best kept secrets of Koreatown right now and most people still haven't quite jumped on the Kalgooksoo bandwagon yet but they will once they have a taste of this doughy hand pulled noodles set in a delicious seafood heavy broth. 

Bajirak means clams and so I ordered the restaurant namesake's noodle dish (written out as "Manila Clam Kalguksu - $9.95 as of this writing) while my friend ordered the Spicy Seafood Kalguksu ($9.95 as of this writing). We also ordered a side of steamed dumplings (was a bit extraneous at $7.95 as of this writing).

My Manila Clam Kalguksu came out piping hot. The steam that rose from it engulfed my senses and I could smell all the wonderful sea creatures that died for me to enjoy their umami flavors. One stir into my noodles and I could see how the noodles were …