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Chance The Rapper's Brother Makes Leghorn A Sandwich To Benefit LGBTQIA Youth

By Tankboy in Arts & Entertainment on Oct 7, 2016 2:17PM

Leghorn chef Jared Van Camp and Taylor Bennet

The Bennett family is certainly doing their best to parlay their talents and fame into worthy local causes. Chance the Rapper (a.k.a. Chancellor Bennett) may be more famous right now, but his little brother Taylor Bennett is an upcoming hip-hop talent in his own right. And both Bennets have their eyes on giving back to the community. Chance already has a history of doing so, and now Taylor is putting his money where his mouth is as well.

The sandwich. Yummmmm.
Taylor Bennett is teaming up with Leghorn Chicken chef Jared Van Camp to create a chicken and waffle sandwich, sales of which will go towards benefiting Pride Action Tank, an LGBTQIA advocacy group focused on Chicago-area homeless kids. According to a statement from Leghorn, he sandwich will house a fried chicken thigh between 2 "Belgium-style liege waffles layered with maple jalapeƱo butter and smoked bacon."

To draw attention to both the cause and the sandwich, Taylor will be slinging these "limited edition" sandwiches at the Ukrainian Village Leghorn location (959 N. Western Ave.) from 1p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8.

According to their website, Pride Action Tank's mission is, "To improve the health, safety and progress of individuals and groups within the LGBTQIA community by inspiring, supporting and leading collaborative action that improves policy, service, access and community dynamics in the core areas of housing, health, safety, financial security, youth and aging."

Leghorn says this fits in perfectly with their own 3-part manifesto, "1) Supporting gay rights; we're the self-proclaimed anti-Chic-Fil-A; 2) Hip-hop music; and 3) Making excellent chicken."

Sounds like a good match to us. Look for us in line tomorrow, waiting to get a taste of this delicious sounding concoction while helping out a worthy cause.