FRIED Chicken fans will be delighted to hear that a new restaurant will soon be opening at the Oracle.
At the spot near the entrance to the mall, where Chick-fil-A was located for months before it closed early last year, Wing Stop will be launching a new branch.
With an extensive menu of chicken dishes, meal offerings and take out, Wing Stop could become a new Reading favorite.
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Photos show posters on location in The Oracle, announcing the restaurant “will arrive soon.”
And a license application confirmed the plans.
Several different chains have opened grocery stores there in recent years, with Chick-fil-A forced to close in March 2020 after opening in October 2019.
The American chicken restaurant has been the subject of controversy and met with a backlash from locals for comments from the company’s chief operating officer opposing same-sex marriage in the United States.
Before that, the site was home to Miami Burger, which also closed after just a few months.
Before that, Ed’s Diner occupied the place.
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Wing stop, the Oracle
According to the official Wing Stop website, there are over 1,500 restaurants open in the United States, Mexico, Colombia, Panama, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, United Kingdom, France and the Emirates. United Arabs.
The site reads: “Wingstop quickly became a fan favorite when we first opened our doors in 1994.
“Our exclusive recipes, exceptional food and superior customer service created a demand that could only be met by more locations. “And in 1997, we started offering franchises.
“Today, we are one of the fastest growing concepts in North America, attracting the best entrepreneurs and operators with the motivation and passion to own their own businesses.”
Rapper Rick Ross owns 25 Wing Stop franchises, often promoting the channel on his social media and rapping on his lemon pepper wings in his songs.
It is not yet known when the Reading branch will officially open, although its application for a license to sell alcohol in the restaurant will need to be proven first.
A consultation period on the application will run until March 12.
Wingstop seeks to sell alcohol to be consumed on and off the premises and during the hours from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
The Oracle has been contacted for comment.