That’s the Freedom Trail. That’s where it all started right here. And we’re not going to have a company, Chick-fil-A or whatever the hell the name is, on our Freedom Trail," Menino told the Boston Herald.
While Menino's comments have ignited debate, the point I'd like to stick to in this space is a bigger one about chains and independent restaurants alike. Do the politics of a restaurant owner or a restaurant's decision on how to source its ingredients influence whether you'll eat there?