Well according to Business Insider, Popeyes is selling fried chicken covered in real 24-karat gold flakes at a handful of locations on Thursday. Unfortunately, the deal only lasts for one day at only at select locations. So how are they doing the gold thing? The chicken itself is made by battering Popeyes classic spicy chicken with champagne, then tossing the wings in edible 24-karat gold flakes. It is then dipped in honey, which also contains golden flakes. Oh, okay.