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Jun 9, 2012 12:50 AM

Popeyes planning move into former KFC location woot!

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    1. Correct me if I am wrong, but the KFC folks just moved their shop to 309 near the old Borders.. so now we will have two deep fried poultry places within spitting distance.

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      1. re: cwdonald

        cw that KFC in montgomeryville has been there forever but they used to also have A and W rootbeer. I would love to get a rootbeer float and a coupla chili cheese dogs even though they almost always forgot the cheese and we would have to send them back. At least I can still get biscuits there.
        I'm looking forward to Popeye's spicy chicken and red beans and rice or dirty rice and biscuits!

      2. I guess this is as good a post as any to share two things about Popeye's I learned recently...
        First is that if you go in at closing, they will give you chicken at a steep discount... I was able to snag 10 pieces for $5 at the one near Broad & Snyder the other night.
        The second thing I learned is that having a a large amount of Popeye's available after you have imbibed and self control is low will make for a very unpleasant morning full of not only physical discomfort but also unspeakable shame.

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        1. re: barryg

          Ha ha ha! Good to know barry. I remember when the proposed Hatfield location was an Arthur Treachers.

            1. re: larbguy

              Sounds like a great idea if you want to add a huge mess in the kitchen to the misery...

          1. re: barryg

            Hopefully you did not get the cole slaw then.

          2. Not to derail, but has anyone tried Crown's? The place looks kinda scary(figuratively) but smells phenomenal.

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            1. re: tzanghi

              I have always found the chicken from Crown to be be very fresh and delicious. On another chicken note I went to boston market in towamencin a couple times recently and was very pleasantly surprised. Thinking of starting a new topic about it, as they are doing some very good things there.

              1. re: tzanghi

                It may vary by location but crown is great... Very crispy and flavorful, albeit salty. I think it's better than popeye's except the sides are pretty bad and no biscuits.

              2. Looking ready for business soon! /drool

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                1. re: givemecarbs

                  I can see some side by side biscuit contests coming up ...

                      1. re: givemetomatos

                        Trying to figure out how we can hit Round Guys, Tabora, Shellfish Sue and Popeyes all on the same day.

                        1. re: givemecarbs

                          Hah, if you figure it out, please post that!