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Old 05-23-2013, 09:42   #101
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Chic-Fil-A and Wendy's.
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Old 05-23-2013, 09:43   #102
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Fast Food would be Five Guys

Chain restaurant would be Fogo de Choa
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Old 05-23-2013, 09:50   #103
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Old 05-23-2013, 09:52   #104
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In & Out and Five Guys.
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Old 05-23-2013, 09:57   #105
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My favorite fast food place is Chick-fil-A. Good quality food, great customer service, and a pretty good variety of selection on their menu.
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Old 05-23-2013, 09:58   #106
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Kidd Valley (for quality) or Dick's (for volume).
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Old 05-23-2013, 09:59   #107
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Chicken Express and Whataburger.
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Old 05-23-2013, 10:04   #108
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In an unexplainable way, I LOVE taco John's. But when all's said and done, they usually aren't great. Still my favorite.

I am thrilled to see Muchas Gracias get a mention- many a 2AM Oregon burrito in my belly. So good. I also just discovered Taco Bueno. Popeye's always works. I like Long John Silver's fish too.
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Old 05-23-2013, 10:09   #109
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Old 05-23-2013, 10:20   #110
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In-N-Out and Carl's Jr. (Hardee's) are my favorites, Taco Bell is okay if I need to eat cheap.

McDonald's fries are good and I like their breakfast menu, but the burgers are awful.
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Old 05-23-2013, 12:02   #111
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I understand a lot of people don't like any of them. I get that. This thread is not for you if that is the case.

For everyone else...

What is your favorite fast food joint and why? Preferably a chain. If it is a local or regional chain, try and include a link if you would.
I love the mom and pop / hole in the wall places as much as everyone else...but not all chains are bad. Granted, I'm someone that loves my grease with a side of salt.

When in CA, In-N-Out...now that I'm back in God's Country, it's a close call between Frisch's (Big Boy) or Skyline Chilli. Probably Frisch's, because of the breakfast bar and hot fudge cake. They actually had Big Boy in CA, but it sucked there compared to the midwest....dirty, food not made as well, etc. Glad to be back.
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Old 05-23-2013, 12:05   #112
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Subway, and Carls' Jr's...Only. Many folks don't realize that Subway sales are #3: behind Mc's and Burger King. Cheers.
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Old 05-23-2013, 12:19   #113
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I've seen numerous five guys listed. We got one in town a year or two ago, and I've tried it twice. Thought it was expensive (13 bucks for a cheeseburger, fries and pop) and not-all-that-great.
I wasn't impressed. Unless you like your fries served in a paper sack...

Overhyped and overrated. (Here).
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Old 05-23-2013, 12:24   #114
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I wasn't impressed. Unless you like your fries served in a paper sack...

Overhyped and overrated. (Here).
I wasn't either. While it tasted very fresh, it was still just a fast food burger.

When it comes to burgers, I have pretty much decided that there are no good fast good burgers, even if some are better than others. If you want a burger, you get it at a BBQ joint. If you get in the habit of doing that, you simply wont be able to eat fast food burgers.
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Old 05-23-2013, 12:33   #115
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I prefer Chik-fil-a or Popeyes or Chipotle if I want to be a little healthier.

Five Guys has great fries, but the burgers are pretty average. I prefer a freshly cooked Wendy's burger to a Five Guys burger.
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Old 05-23-2013, 13:14   #116
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Twisters in Albuquerque. It's a small local chain (maybe 12 restaurants) Their green chile smothered burritos are calling to me...
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Old 05-23-2013, 13:18   #117
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Chik-Fil-a and it isn't even close. They have by far the nicest employees, cleanest places and best food around.
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Old 05-23-2013, 13:25   #118
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Subway is what I try to eat at while on duty due to me trying to eat better. When i'm with my family, we still eat at Subway, but we also eat at Chic-Fil-A and Taco Cabana a lot. I used to love Naugles, and I still love Whataburger. Another place we eat at a few times a month is Jack-in-the Box. Trying to pick a favorite is just too hard.
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Old 05-23-2013, 13:45   #119
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Lenny's Subs ...once you try one, you'll never go back to Subway. The pepper relish is addictive.

For a burger ...I'm still partial to Whataburger.
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Old 05-23-2013, 14:16   #120
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What is wrong w you people? Where is the South?

KRYSTAL! I ll take some w cheese no mustard add ketchup and extra pickles.

White Castles southern cousin. Ate both recently on my trip to Louisville to see the Derby.

Also....
Bojangles
Popeyes
Chic fil A
Burger King
Five Guys ( nothing fast about. Order a small fries and the guy dumps a shovel full into an overflowing brown paper bag. There all night trying to finish)
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Old 05-23-2013, 14:34   #121
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Chipotle -- yum.
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Old 05-23-2013, 14:35   #122
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Old 05-23-2013, 14:35   #123
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Del Taco. Man I miss Del Taco.

Chicken Express around here.

Chick-Fil-A has the most polite employees, but the one around here could not get a brekfast order right for love nor money (weird for CFA) and I gave up.
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Old 05-23-2013, 14:44   #124
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For fast-food hamburgers I think my favorite's are:

Burger King---Whopper w/cheese
Wendy's---Double Cheeseburger
McDonalds--Angus burgers, but I hear they are
eliminating them.
Hardee's (we don't have them in southern Michigan).

Breakfast sandwiches:
Tudor Biscuit World (mostly southeastern states I guess.
Great biscuits fixed most anyway, but not as fond of their "sit-down" menu/meals.

Fish sandwiches:
Long John Silver
McDonalds
Burger King (the BK Big Fish used to be the best)

Subs:
DiBella's (Ann Arbor, MI---local only I think)
Tubby's
Subway

Chicken:
Popeye's
KFC

Pizza:
Local bar
Jet's
Pizza Hut
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Old 05-23-2013, 14:58   #125
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Popeye's is king of all fast food. I've known a few unfortunate Popeye's that were below standards, but when it's good it's amazing.

Ward's. A very "down-home" chain with chili burgers and floats and more. If you aren't from south Mississippi or south Alabama, you wouldn't know them. Rabbi knows, and the rest of you should stop by when you come through.

Chick-Fil-A. High quality, delicious, and very well managed. Real service.

Captain D's. Another deep south chain. It is like Long John Silver's, but without the regret.

I also visit Wendy's and Arby's with enjoyment. Five Guys is good but far overrated.

Domino's has been my top pizza chain since they changed their recipes. Papa John's doesn't get a second look anymore.
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