Chick-fil-A chicken sandwich
Hollis Johnson
  • The New Yorker published an article bashing Chick-fil-A‘s “creepy infiltration” of New York City and criticizing the chain’s “pervasive Christian traditionalism.”
  • Fans of the chain were quick to defend Chick-fil-A on social media.
  • “Chick-fil-A is about food, and that’s it,” an executive at the chicken chain told Business Insider in 2016.

A New Yorker article is under fire for calling Chick-fil-A “creepy” and criticizing what the author calls the chain’s “pervasive Christian traditionalism.”

On Friday, The New Yorker published an article with the headline “Chick-fil-A’s Creepy Infiltration of New York City.” In the piece, writer Dan Piepenbring examines the growth of Chick-fil-A in…