The only thing is, this wasn’t Chick-fil-A, it was the Canadian eatery Chick-Felay—and its Muslim owner has never gotten into the marriage wars.
With four locations in Toronto—where marriage equality is already law—Chick-Felay founder and CEO Nabeel Khan says he and his staff were at a loss as to why people were picketing. ”The servers were like, ‘What’s going on?” says Khan. ”I didn’t have any idea what they were talking about. I was selling chicken.”
Really, you had no idea—even though the whole controversy dominated the news cycle in North America for nearly a week? Next you’ll say it’s just a coincidence your restaurant has practically the same name as Dan Cathy’s biblically-run business.
Now if you excuse us, we’re going to get a Big Mick at McDowell’s