Omnivore - Chick-fil-A spicy chicken sandwich tastes like chicken. And spicy.

We got a taste of the newest offering from Atlanta's favorite chicken-centric fast food joint.

Chick-fil-A dropped a bunch of their new spicy chicken sandwiches at the CL offices this morning in advance of the June 7 unveiling on Chick-fil-A menus. I'm not much of a fast food eater - in fact, this is the first time I've ever eaten Chick-fil-A. (I know, I know. I'm a bad Atlantan.) But my one fast food soft spot comes in the form of a spicy chicken sandwich. Usually you'd never find me within 100 feet of a Burger King, but remember when they had that monstrosity of a spicy chicken sandwich? It was basically a regular fried chicken sandwich slathered in this pornographic glop, a mixture of a mayo-like substance and hot sauce. In some states, the sandwich also came with an option to add sliced jalapenos - the canned kind. I wasn't feeding these atrocities to my family or anything, but when stranded on the interstate of South Carolina, hungry and in a hurry? I looked forward to road trips so I could indulge in the grossness.

But when BK stopped selling their chicken sandwich I was back to starving on the highway. I tried Wendy's spicy sandwich, which my sister swears by, but then she also drinks Lite beer and worries if her armpits are tanned or not (love you Grace!). I find the Wendy's sandwich to be mainly salt, not spice. I couldn't get into it.

Enter Chick-fil-A. Their spicy sandwich is much like their much-loved regular chicken sandwich. It is unadorned apart from a smattering of pickles. As you can see from the excellent photography above, it is a little...flat. But flavor-wise, it has more actual chicken taste than other fast food sandwiches I've had before. I know that's a common cry from Chick-fil-A supporters. But what of the spice?