Lines Filled New York City for the Return of the Popeye's Chicken Sandwich | Inside Edition

Lines Filled New York City for the Return of the Popeye's Chicken Sandwich

America loves that chicken from Popeye's.

The Popeye’s chicken sandwich returned to the menu Sunday after a two month absence and as expected, it quickly became a hit.

In New York City, the day after the annual Marathon with the city packed with revelers, Inside Edition found a line of folks who slipped out of work to get their hands on the crispy chicken breast on a brioche bun with pickles.  

The chicken sandwich was introduced last August and disappeared in two weeks.  People have been waiting for its return.

Popeye's posted video with a convoy of trucks saying "this is not a drill....we're fully stocked.

The company says the sandwich is now a permanent menu item.

NFL star Stefon Diggs is wearing Popeye’s inspired cleats and debuted them Sunday, coincidentally the same day the sandwich returned.

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