KFC finally debuts home delivery

KFC Is Latest Fast Food Restaurant to Test Delivery

For those days when you want to eat a bucket of fried chicken but don't want to be bothered to actually go get the bucket, KFC's got you covered. As of yesterday, delivery service started in L.A. and San Francisco, via DoorDash (a.k.a. the delivery service currently being sued by In-N-Out). The chain's entire menu is available, plus there are "new combo packs you can't find in stores." (Exciting.)

But wait, chicken-lovers of America -- there's a catch. Somebody's got to pay for all this convenience, and so orders come with a delivery fee that will range between $5 and $7, which doesn't seem like a ton but basically doubles the price of some menu items. Additionally, some of the meals themselves have been marked up, too. Regardless, KFC says chicken deliveries will arrive in Houston by the end of the year, and about 100 stores in total are set to offer the service before the company decides whether it will expand further.

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A bucket of KFC Extra Crispy fried chicken is displayed October 30, 2006 in San Rafael, California. KFC is phasing out trans fats and plans to use zero trans fat soybean oil for cooking of their Original Recipe and Extra Crispy fried chicken as well as other menu items. KFC expects to have all of its 5,500 restaurants in the U.S. switched to the new oil by April 2007. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - AUGUST 12: The first KFC site, located at 3900 South at State Street still does business August 12, 2002 in south Salt Lake City, Utah. KFC, with 11,815 locations worldwide, including 5,399 in the United States, is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Colonel Harland Sanders persuaded Pete Harman to add his specialty chicken, coated with a blend of 11 herbs and spices, to the menu of Harman's cafe in August 1952. The dish became an instant hit. (Photo by Danny La/Getty Images)
Sheldon Baren (C) and others of a group of 30 men dressed like the late Colonel Harlan Sanders, the founder of the Kentucky Fried Chicken fast food chain, watch the home opener of the Chicago White Sox at Comiskey Park 09 April. The group was given tickets by the restaurant chain to watch the game against the Texas Rangers. (Photo credit should read BRIAN BAHR/AFP/Getty Images)
Two people walk past a KFC fast food restaurant (L) in Shanghai on July 23, 2014. (Photo by JOHANNES EISELE via AFP/Getty Images)
ME.Downtown.Colonel.010997.MBÂÂ(Orange)ÂA lifesize statue of Colonel Sanders greets customers walking down Glassell Ave in Orange along the famed antique row. (Photo by Mark Boster/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
Harland Colonel Sanders, 1970. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archive/Getty Images)

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