Monday, March 7, 2011

Chick-fil-A Review and Giveaway

I'm not a huge fan of fast food, but Chick-fil-A's waffle fries hold a dear place in my heart. There's just something about those crispy, warm fluffy fries that I can't get enough of.



It all started in 1946, when Truett Cathy opened his first restaurant, The Dwarf Grill, in Hapeville, Georgia. Credited with inventing Chick-fil-A boneless breast of chicken sandwich, Mr. Cathy founded Chick-fil-A, Inc. in the early 1960s and pioneered the establishment of restaurants in shopping malls with the opening of the first Chick-fil-A Restaurant at a mall in suburban Atlanta in 1967. Since then, Chick-fil-A has steadily grown to become the second largest quick-service chicken restaurant chain in the United States, with over 1,500 locations in 39 states and Washington, D.C. In 2010, annual sales were over $3.5 billion. (taken from website.)

Chick-fil-A offers delicious chicken sandwiches, waffle fries, yummy sides, and great desserts and drinks. If you love chicken, you'll cluck with happiness for a chicken sandwich from this restaurant.

I was sent a coupon to try CFA's new limited edition banana pudding milkshake for review purposes. The milkshake is available from Feb. 28-June 4th.


I'm a big fan of banana pudding, so I knew that I would love this milkshake. The milkshake is made with fresh bananas, real Nilla wafers, a splash of vanilla, and is handspun with Chick-fil-A’s popular “home-style” Icedream and topped with light whipped cream and a maraschino cherry. MMM, doesn't that sound heavenly?

My boyfriend and I purchased one and it was banana goodness at its finest. The milkshake was a great comfort drink and it reminded me of my childhood. I allowed myself to have a few sips even though I wanted the whole thing! The combination of the creamy fluffy banana milkshake paired with the Nilla wafer cookies was outstanding! The cookies were fresh and crunchy and had a nice subtle flavor. The banana flavor was very prevalent and delicious. The milkshake was not too thick, but just the right consistency. I didn't care for the whipped cream all that much, and if I get the shake again, I will ask them to leave it off. The cherry on top was the perfect ending to a delightful drink.

On an ending note, let me leave with you the key to my heart.



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