Skip to comments.Tiny, Totally Unrelated Canadian Chain Takes Hit in Chick-fil-A Controversy (Muslim-owned)
Posted on 08/12/2012 2:38:55 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
They already had a tough time getting noticed overshadowed by the similarly-named American chain but metro Toronto chicken restaurant Chick-Felays has been unwittingly pulled into a gay-marriage controversy it didnt create.
The furor was sparked, of course, by Chick-fil-A, the major chain based thousands of miles away in Atlanta, Ga., but Chick-Felays has been forced to assure incensed customers that they arent part of it. Chick-Felays staff was understandably confused when a few patrons accused them of working at a discriminatory company or refused to pay after ordering. The servers were like, Whats going on? Chick-Felays founder and CEO Nabeel Khan told the Wall Street Journal. Before they could answer their ranting customers, though, they had to educate themselves on exactly what was going on south of their border.
To be sure, Cathys company might encounter some cultural differences with Khans. Most of the Canadian companys branches are halal-certified, approved under Islamic dietary regulations. And Chick-Felays serves more than just mass-produced chicken sandwiches and waffle fries. Their menu is based on Portuguese peri-peri seasonings born out of North Africa, and Afghani fare also claims a small spot on the menu, from Khans cultural home. But despite the breadth of Chick-Felays offerings, it hasnt yet been able to gain much traction outside of the Toronto area or even online...
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Muslims would kill homosexuals are now saying they are ok with Gay Marriage out of concern for their business.
They are allowed to lie to non-Muslims though
We’re ROTFLMFAO over here.
Poor muzzies. Of course they don’t discriminate against gays: THEY LOP THEIR HEADS OFF!!!
That’s what happens when you try to steal another company’s name. Although, the real CFA has had a great boost in sales.
“or refused to pay after ordering”
Typical liberals. Cheap bastards.
I doubt that they stole the name. Before the recent fit over Cathy’s opinions, Chick-Fil-A was pretty much unknown on this side of the border with the possible exception of snowbirds driving to Florida.
Exactly. No sympathy here.
Never heard of peri peri chicken before.
That’s why they stole the name. They figured they wouldn’t get caught.
They are totally different. They have the Big Mac we have the Big Mic. They have golden arches we have golden arcs.
Peri Peri sauce recipe
4 fresh hot chile peppers (jalapeno,
poblano or similar), chopped
8 Tbsp lemon juice or lime juice
10 - 12 Tbsp olive oil (or more to
achieve desired consistency)
1 Tbsp cayenne pepper or red pepper
(adjust quantity to taste)
2 tsp garlic powder
2 Tbsp paprika
2 tsp salt
2 Tbsp dried oregano (or to taste)
Combine all ingredients in a blender and process to a smooth paste. Taste and adjust with salt, pepper, cayenne pepper and paprika. Refrigerate for at least 24 hours to allow flavors to develop.
Ribs? Must not be pork.
Rename the restaurant to Pork-Felays .... problem solved.
Something tell me that was one of the many questions omitted from the interview.
Sounds pretty good.
“They are totally different. They have the Big Mac we have the Big Mic. They have golden arches we have golden arcs.”
Ha, you are reading my mind!
Maurice: Mr. McDowell?
Cleo McDowell: Yes?
Maurice: There’s some people here to see you.
Cleo McDowell: They’re not from McDonalds are they?
Cleo McDowell: I don’t think so.
“Shame on you Christian bigots for being anti-gay! Oh, you are muslim. My sincere apologies.”
An underrated movie. Eddie Murphy at his best. (RIP)
This is just how the laws on trademarks are set up in the US. If you have a trademark, you must protect it, or it can revert to the public domain. Since they have spent a lot of money on their "Eat more chicken" advertising, they must protect it or it will fall into the public domain. It has nothing to do with Chick-fil-A in particular.
So what, same thing happened to the REAL Chick-fil-a, which didn't create the controversy either. The owner simply stated a long-held, traditional, Christian American belief in a non-LSM interview. It was the hate-filled, intolerant, rabidly Marxist media & leftist politicians that decided to "create" the controversy out of nothing.
Once he comes out and announces, "I'm Chick Felay Tio," they shouldn't be any more problems.
Looks tasty; I’ll have to try it. Thanks!
Live by the fraud, die by the fraud.
Um, there IS no “Chick-fil-A controversy”.
Millions of Americans turned out to support our constitutionally-guaranteed freedom of speech.
What in the world is “controversial” about that?
The “argument” from those who were annoyed by this was a complete non sequitor.
LOL they do not want a part of CFA, no course not they would rather just chop some homo’s head off.
Funny how he called it what he did , maybe a massive coincidence or maybe trying to go aff the real CFA brand.
I’d liketo know what kind of idiots would go there anyway
Notwithstanding the marriage issue, it would be wise to never knowingly patronize a muslim owned, operated or financed business.
Libs sure as hell don't!
Re #20 -— gotta admit, I thought the same thing when I saw this restaurant’s name..... “wow, is it coincidental or did they mean to sound like...”
This cannot be said too often. Thanks.
I stopped going to Chick-Fil-A when they sued a farmer and small advertising agency for using Eat More Kale as an advertisement. What does kale have to do with chicken? I’m tired of these companies for suing small businesses, saying “people will get confused”. Bull. Didn’t like their chicken anyway, so no big loss. I did try one last week on appreciation day, but I still haven’t changed my mind about their chicken.
This is just how the laws on trademarks are set up in the US. If you have a trademark, you must protect it, or it can revert to the public domain. Since they have spent a lot of money on their “Eat more chicken” advertising, they must protect it or it will fall into the public domain. It has nothing to do with Chick-fil-A in particular.
Chick Fil A did pull this same thing on an Orlando area business who used “Eat More...” as a name. Chick-Fil-A threatened, then there was a huge outcry against CFA...and CFA backed down when a lawyer began representing the Orlando company. Unfortunately CFA used the Righthaven approach
You can trademark a name to a company, but you cannot trademark a general phrase already used....anyone can use “Eat More....” and CFA cannot do anything about it...except threaten
Conservatarian is correct. Yes, I do support CFA against the HomoFascists that have been threatening them
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