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KFC in Chur

To all KFC lovers ( LIB still around?) KFC did open a branch in Chur

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On Wednesday KFC opens a branch in Chur.

For the first 20 guests there are vouchers worth CHF 1040 each.

Apparently some young people spent the night before the opening in front of the restaurant.
And I missed this one earlier report on 20min (google translated) KFC plans to open 41 branches
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Old 12.05.2021, 13:54
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Re: KFC in Chur

I drive past the local PFK twice daily.

Never been in it, never will.

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Re: KFC in Chur

Dunno what PKF is - but if it's anything like the colonel's offering, I would join your hesitancy to drop in
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Old 12.05.2021, 16:35
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Dunno what PKF is - but if it's anything like the colonel's offering, I would join your hesitancy to drop in
PFK is the Quebecois being special. Poulet Frit Kentucky
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Old 12.05.2021, 16:37
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Dunno what PKF is - but if it's anything like the colonel's offering, I would join your hesitancy to drop in
"Pour enrayer le recul du français, les commerces de la province canadienne doivent renoncer aux noms anglais. C’est comme ça que Kentucky Fried Chicken a été rebaptisé Poulet frit du Kentucky."

https://www.leparisien.fr/societe/fr...18-7618458.php

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Old 12.05.2021, 19:51
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Re: KFC in Chur

When a KFC first opened near us in Volketswil a few years ago, the place was completely packed for about six months. There were even long lines that went all the way outside of the building, into the parking lot.

I find it so bizarre that so many people here love KFC so much. Where I come from (in the US), KFC is basically considered "ghetto food." But people here act like it's gourmet.
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Old 12.05.2021, 19:55
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KFC is basically considered "ghetto food." But people here act like it's gourmet.
I think it's the novelty factor.

Either that or the Swiss-Germans are just not so sophisticated as they like to think they are in their food of choice.
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Re: KFC in Chur

We've just had one open in Collombey as well, right on a major roundabout at the shopping area closest to the motorway junction, to attract passing trade, presumably. There's a McD opposite, but it I fancy something to eat when passing I'm grateful that there's also the Coop Pronto petrol station (and others) where I can at least go for a half-decent, albeit overpriced, sandwich.
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I find it so bizarre that so many people here love KFC so much. Where I come from (in the US), KFC is basically considered "ghetto food." But people here act like it's gourmet.
The Swiss are simply genuine lovers of American cuisine.
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When a KFC first opened near us in Volketswil a few years ago, the place was completely packed for about six months. There were even long lines that went all the way outside of the building, into the parking lot.

I find it so bizarre that so many people here love KFC so much. Where I come from (in the US), KFC is basically considered "ghetto food." But people here act like it's gourmet.
I think it's because people here actually have zero problem with eating what you call "ghetto food". As long as it hits the spot. Neither do they OCD on it, which together with frequent crudites keeps them slim. So, non-judgmental and slim. Nobody considers it gourmet. I am craving a bit of their quesadilla, yum.

I am sure LIB knows, OP.
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The Swiss are simply genuine lovers of American cuisine.
Considering how many of them I see at McDonald's when I drive past, I think you are probably quite right.
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I find it so bizarre that so many people here love KFC so much. Where I come from (in the US), KFC is basically considered "ghetto food." But people here act like it's gourmet.

It's probably priced here like gourmet food.
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Re: KFC in Chur

To be fair, the Swiss do like their roasted chicken, which is why many of those chicken food trucks do so well.
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Re: KFC in Chur

I was there yesterday around 3pm. Walked straight in an found a couple of self order screens available. Fast service and the restaurant actually looks nice. When I walked out there was a sudden queue of about 20 people.

It is right opposite Migros Sport xx who seems to have placed some display camping tents right opposite the entrance. Must credit their marketing savvy
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Considering how many of them I see at McDonald's when I drive past, I think you are probably quite right.
They are all die ausländer anyway.
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I was there yesterday around 3pm. Walked straight in an found a couple of self order screens available. Fast service and the restaurant actually looks nice. When I walked out there was a sudden queue of about 20 people.
That made me smile. You must have something really attractive about yourself, that so many people so quickly wanted to follow your example.
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