Despite the city’s different cuisine dining’s that offer people all sort of world’s various kitchens food, Egyptians still passionately love junk food, especially, if served in large portions and good quality, like Chicken Fil-A’s sandwiches.
Chicken Fil-A is a fried chicken restaurant the serves new perspective of junk food other than what Egypt has been dealing with for the past years. Most Egyptians have been complaining that most of the junk food restaurants have been serving food in small quantity and extremely bad quality, a gap that Chicken Fil-A successfully filled in that market.
In a visit to the restaurants branch in Mohandinsen district, Daily News Egypt’s team ordered the place’s most famous sandwiches to try.
The Original Fil is one of the most recommended sandwiches, according to the waiter. Consisting of two fried chicken pieces stuffed with cheese, honey mustard sauce, cheese sauce, and lettuce. The huge in size sandwich can be reduced in size into small, with only one piece of chicken instead of two.
Despite seeming like a regular friend chicken sandwich, Chicken Fil’A’s friend chicken is totally unique than any other similar restaurant. Well seasoning is the base of the moist fried breast. Crispy from the outside and moist, juicy from inside is the main factor that make the restaurant on to of recommendations of fried chicken junk food places.
The sandwich can be served with fried chicken and fizzy drinks in a combo mean, upon request. The portions are considered beyond satisfying, with fries, the meal is considerably large in portion for someone who is not a foodie.
The fries are also crunchy from the outside and tender from the inside, making them a perfect combination with the sandwiches.
For cheese lovers, The Thai Fil is a must to try. Filled with loads of yellow cheese, the sandwich is described by the waiters as a “very messy with lots of cheese and sauces” sandwich. Consisting of two fried chicken pieces stuffed with cheese, and covered with layers of cheese between and on top of both, with a Thai sweet chili sauce, cheese sauce, and lettuce.
The sandwich is all about drowning in chicken and cheese. Overly filled to the extent of not being able to hold it with two hands, the sandwich is a preferable for cheese lovers.
And for those who are into spicy food, Hot Rings is the sandwich for them. Made of Spicy fried chicken piece stuffed cheese, sweet chili mayo sauce, spicy sauce, fried onion rings, lettuce, the sandwich is severely spicy and sharp, yet tasty.
For the prices, the restaurant is considered quite reasonable, as sandwiched prices range around EGP 60, with the addition of taxes and service charge.