Hot on the heels of surpassing KFC as the United States' second-most popular chicken chain last month, Restaurant Brands International's (NYSE: QSR) Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen is adding a new permanent menu item: chicken wings. Popeyes diners across the country can now order five varieties of chicken wings, including honey BBQ, roasted garlic parmesan, ghost pepper, sweet 'n spicy, and signature hot. Can this dish fuel Popeyes' momentum further?
Popeyes wants to recapture its chicken sandwich glory days with a new line of wings.
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