SAN ANTONIO - Whataburger is being called out on social media after it sold a majority stake to a Chicago-based investment firm BDT Capital Partners.
Texas food-chain Bill Miller Bar-B-Q took an apparent swipe at Whataburger by tweeting that it will continue to be family owned in an "open letter" that reads:
"Don't worry San Antonio. We're from here and have been family-owned and operated since 1953. That's the way it is and that's the way it will always be -Bill"
Local Twitter users responded with relief.
The Bill Miller tweet comes after Whataburger tried to reassure fans that the company won't change.
"Texas, we don't want you to be upset. We will always be Texan and always represent you in a way that makes you proud. #believethat," the Whataburger post said.
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