Chick-fil-A’s popularity has been well-documented. For six consecutive years, the Atlanta-based chain has taken first place on the American Consumer Satisfaction Index. Then a few years ago, Business Insider and Foursquare went so far as to name it America’s favorite fast-food restaurant, publishing a map that showed Chick-fil-A as the most popular chain in 39 out of the 50 states.
But if you look at this map more closely, you might notice an interesting outlier: almost the entirety of the East Coast is blocked out as “Chick-fil-A-states,” except for one. The state of Vermont. And not only is the