Popeyes’ new chicken sandwich is already sold out, but you can still get your deep-fried fix. You’ll just have to venture to the black market. | Source: AP Photo / Eric Gay
Not even Popeyes – which announced on Aug. 27 that its new chicken sandwich is already sold out at locations throughout the US.
Y’all. We love that you love The Sandwich. Unfortunately we’re sold out (for now). pic.twitter.com/Askp7aH5Rr
— Popeyes Chicken (@PopeyesChicken) August 27, 2019
Luckily, Popeyes fans won’t have to quit the delicious new product cold turkey. You can still get your chicken sandwich fix – as long as you’re willing to buy them on the black market.
At prices way higher than advertised.
Popeyes Sandwiches Trade for $50 on the Black Market
The black market is all about supply and demand, and Popeyes chicken sandwich hoarders know that they’re sitting on a deep-fried gold mine.
If you live in the Washington, DC area, you can score two chicken sandwiches (one spicy and one regular) for $100. They were purchased on Aug. 26.
Worried they might be counterfeit? The seller promises they’re not.
“Receipt to verify authenticity,” the Craigslist posting reads.
That’s a lot of money, but it’s far from an outlier.
Fifty dollars per sandwich seems to be the going rate,