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Popeyes sign Houston
Popeyes is pretty proud of their new waffle tenders, but the company didn't invent the idea. Photo by Eric Sandler
Lyle Bento Underbelly chef
Underbelly sous chef Lyle Bento Photo courtesy of Lyle Bento
Popeyes Houston chicken waffle
Popeyes waffle tenders Photo by Eric Sandler
The Modular chicken n waffle wing Dec. 15, 2011
In 2011, Bento breaded wings in Eggo waffles. The modular/Facebook