Chick-Fil-A Fanatics Brave Snow, Wind For Elmhurst Grand Opening

CBS Chicago

ELMHURST, Ill. (CBS) — The steady snow and wind overnight didn’t stop about 20 people from setting up camp outside the newest local Chick-Fil-A restaurant, 24 hours ahead of Thursday’s grand opening in Elmhurst.

WBBM Newsradio’s Mike Krauser reports Brian, from Addison, has been in line for a new Chick-Fil-A before.

“Never with the snow and the wind. This is a little bit insane,” he said.

The 34-year-old was camped out with his wife, a tent, a propane stove, and lots of sleeping bags.

“You know, there’s one thing that surprised me about this. I thought there’d be a lot of younger guys out here doing this, but you want to know what? At 34, I’m one of the youngest people here,” he said.

Brian said there’s a Chick-Fil-A opening subculture of sorts.

“One guy says him and his wife, this is their 22nd, and they’ve been doing this for…

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