Earlier this year, the Kirkwood Mall announced three new restaurants, but we have not heard much about it since. But now, we are closer to getting one of the new establishments!

If you have been wondering why that one Kirkwood mall parking lot entrance on Third Street is blocked off, we have an answer about what is going on.  Chick-fil-A is on almost on its way to Bismarck! The Kirkwood Mall made the big announcement on Tuesday (December 23).

According to KX News, we officially have an update on the status of those three restaurants that were announced early this year. While it may still be some time before the Kirkwood Mall brings in Blaze Pizza and Five Guys, construction on North Dakota's newest Chick-fil-A location will soon begin. The report says that we will know about the opening date sometime in 2021, "once Kirkwood is done with their part of the construction." Get the full story from KX News here.

One thing that is great about Chick-fil-A coming to town is now there is a fast food place with healthy options coming to town. While you can get fried chicken for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, you can also eat healthy at Chick-fil-A. And the healthy food is delicious. I hope that we can keep getting restaurants that offer healthy and delicious options in Bismarck!

You can bet I will be patiently waiting in line, for my grilled nuggets and diet lemonade, when the when the doors are open for business at Chick-fil-A in Bismarck.

How excited are you for Chick-fil-A to come to Bismarck?

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