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Here you’ll find Layne’s making headlines. It might be about a restaurant opening near you. Or it could involve Astro Chicken’s exploits, such as dating a celebrity pole vaulter, setting a land speed record on a unicycle or delivering kung fu kicks to the Polish paparazzi. So check back here often. It’s marginally better than the tabloid journalism you normally read.

Cult-Favorite College Station Fried Chicken Chain Layne’s Plots a Major DFW Expansion

April 19th, 2021

Layne’s, a College Station chicken strip restaurant that’s developed a cult-following among Texas A&M University graduates, is opening the first of several new North Texas locations this weekend in Roanoke

Grounded in Culture, Layne’s Chicken Fingers Plots Rapid Growth

August 10th, 2021

Four years ago, Layne’s Chicken Fingers could be described as a cult-favorite, mom-and-pop restaurant near the campus of Texas A&M University.

The chain, open since 1994, expanded to three units in College Station, Texas, in that timeframe. Then, Garrett Reed and his business partner, Matt O’Reilly, entered the picture in 2017 and quickly infused visions of what the chicken chain could become over the next several years.

Texas A&M Student Favorite Opens First Houston-Area Restaurant In Katy

June 30th, 2021

Layne’s Chicken Fingers has opened in Katy, giving locals a taste of the “soon to be famous” tenders that earned an initial following in College Station. The brand’s first Houston-area outpost opened on June 26 at 23703 Cinco Ranch Boulevard, complete with a drive-thru.

Layne’s Chicken Fingers opens in Roanoke

April 21st, 2021

A new fried chicken fast food restaurant opened this week in Roanoke.

The first Layne’s Chicken Fingers in southern Denton County is now open at 1500 North Hwy 377, in the old Dairy Queen location. The menu includes chicken fingers served with a choice of dipping sauces — including buttermilk ranch, honey mustard, BBQ, and the Layne’s secret sauce — chicken sandwiches served on Texas toast, grilled chicken wrap and milkshakes.

Frisco-based chicken finger concept plans big DFW growth

May 2nd, 2021

Layne’s Chicken Fingers is continuing its steady growth in North Texas, opening a location in Roanoke this week, with plans to add up to 35 restaurants throughout Dallas-Fort Worth at a pace of about four to five stores annually.

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