Some people wondered if it wasn’t a marketing stunt, but a loosed cow—my favorite Shakespearean insult—crossing the road to get to Chick-fil-A was just a beautiful, beautiful coincidence. Footage shot in Noblesville, Indiana, on Sunday shows a white cow blocking traffic as it heads toward a shopping mall with a Chick-fil-A. The cow appears to be drooling, which is probably just a cow thing but is also [chef’s kiss] in terms of the “cows love Chick-fil-A” narrative. Now will someone edit this video and insert Benny Hill music?

According to Indiana news station WTHR, the cow escaped from a trailer the previous evening. Authorities were in pursuit of the bovine. Eventually, the cow was apprehended and returned to its owner, sans waffle fries.


Kate Bernot is managing editor at The Takeout and a certified beer judge.

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