Chick-fil-A has made a push to add healthier choices to its menu lately. But that has pushed off other delicious items from its menu. The chain confirmed this week that it was getting rid of a breakfast fan favorite, the Spicy Chicken Biscuit, to make room for a new addition, the 300-calorie Egg White Grill. It’s the first new addition to the breakfast menu in six years.
The new Egg White Grill has grilled chicken breast, grilled egg whites, and American cheese on a multigrain English muffin. “We tested the Egg White Grill in select markets across the country, including our busiest restaurants in Manhattan, and our customers gave us great feedback,” David Farmer, Chick-fil-A’s vice president of strategy and development, said in a press release. “The Egg White Grill is the perfect solution for our health-conscious customers looking for a grab-and-go breakfast.”
But the Spicy Chicken Biscuit had its fervent followers, some who said the sandwich was the only reason they went to Chick-fil-A for breakfast. Frustrated customers have vented on Twitter and Instagram, comparing the loss of the sandwich to the loss of a loved one, or at least a beloved morning tradition: