Foodie Twitter Erupts Over News of Arby’s Acquiring Buffalo Wild Wings: ‘Diarrhea Deal of the Century’


The fast food world was rocked Tuesday by the news that Arby’s is purchasing Buffalo Wild Wings for $2.4 million dollars.

“Buffalo Wild Wings is one of the most distinctive and successful entertainment and casual dining restaurant companies in America,” Arby’s CEO Paul Brown said in a statement (via USA Today). “We are excited to welcome a brand with such a rich heritage, led by an exceptionally talented team. We look forward to leveraging the combined strengths of both organizations into a truly differentiated and transformative multi-brand restaurant company.”

Food Twitter brought the takes after the news was made public. Here’s a sampling of the social media reaction:

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