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    Best burger chain

    1st. In-N-Out
    2nd. Blake's Lotaburger
    3rd. Whataburger

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    Has anyone noticed that In-and-Out seems to only hire "pale-male" employees?

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    Quote Originally posted by Starring_Emma View post
    1st. In-N-Out
    2nd. Blake's Lotaburger
    3rd. Whataburger
    Those are all pretty good choice for a burger, for sure...

    None of which you can buy in Baltimore. That's kind of sad for you, I'd bet.
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    Quote Originally posted by jswanek View post
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    Has anyone noticed that In-and-Out seems to only hire "pale-male" employees?

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    And Number One on Emma's list. Coincidence? You be the judge.

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    Quote Originally posted by Starring_Emma View post
    1st. In-N-Out
    2nd. Blake's Lotaburger
    3rd. Whataburger
    That's what's so great about Las Cruces. It's one place where the turf of Blake's Lotaburger and Whatburger overlap. It's kind of like Denver, where you can get both Hellman's and Best Foods mayonnaise, or Buffalo where there's Dunkin Donuts and Tim Hortons.
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    i don't Eat burger its wrong

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    Quote Originally posted by Mastiff View post
    Those are all pretty good choice for a burger, for sure...

    None of which you can buy in Baltimore. That's kind of sad for you, I'd bet.
    We spend or summers out west... Utah, Oregon, California, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho

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    Quote Originally posted by jswanek View post
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    Has anyone noticed that In-and-Out seems to only hire "pale-male" employees?

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    I don't get it...

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pale_Male

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    Not familiar with the Western and/or Southern chains mentioned.

    I'd have to say that my favorite burger is the burger at Portillo's, which you can only get in Chicagoland or a couple locations in Southern California (a hot spot for Chicagoland transplants). Although, they're not really a burger chain per se; they're more famous for their hot dogs and beefs, but I think their burgers are really good.
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    Quote Originally posted by illinoisplanner View post
    Not familiar with the Western and/or Southern chains mentioned.

    I'd have to say that my favorite burger is the burger at Portillo's, which you can only get in Chicagoland or a couple locations in Southern California (a hot spot for Chicagoland transplants). Although, they're not really a burger chain per se; they're more famous for their hot dogs and beefs, but I think their burgers are really good.
    Is Portillo's that restaurant that is all filled with graffiti on the inside?

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    Quote Originally posted by Starring_Emma View post
    Is Portillo's that restaurant that is all filled with graffiti on the inside?
    Um, no, usually themed decor from the Roaring 20s, the 1950s, or some other form of Americana.
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    Quote Originally posted by illinoisplanner View post
    Um, no, usually themed decor from the Roaring 20s, the 1950s, or some other form of Americana.
    Maybe I'm thinking of "Home Run Pizza" in Chicago.

    Do you ever listen to Don Wade and Roma on WLS? They're an awesome conservative couple that have a morning show that can be listened to on the internet.

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    Around here...Five Guys
    Cali...In & Out
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    Quote Originally posted by Starring_Emma View post
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    Isn't it possible that some people subconsciously prefer that chain because their employees largely appear to be strong candidates for the SS?

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    Quote Originally posted by Starring_Emma View post
    Maybe I'm thinking of "Home Run Pizza" in Chicago.

    Do you ever listen to Don Wade and Roma on WLS? They're an awesome conservative couple that have a morning show that can be listened to on the internet.
    Yeah, I've heard of them. But, despite being mostly conservative, I don't usually listen to talk radio.
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    Quote Originally posted by illinoisplanner View post
    Yeah, I've heard of them. But, despite being mostly conservative, I don't usually listen to talk radio.
    I always listen to on-line conservative/christian radio while on the internet... mostly WLS because they've finally gave up on trying to even the scales by finding a liberal show that wasn't totally absurd and full of lies.

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    Quote Originally posted by Starring_Emma View post
    I always listen to on-line conservative/christian radio while on the internet... mostly WLS because they've finally gave up on trying to even the scales by finding a liberal show that wasn't totally absurd and full of lies.
    I take it you wear that tin foil hat while bra less when your browsing for sermons by Ted Haggard on the internets right?


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    Quote Originally posted by Starring_Emma View post
    I always listen to on-line conservative/christian radio while on the internet... mostly WLS because they've finally gave up on trying to even the scales by finding a liberal show that wasn't totally absurd and full of lies.
    So true!

    I find the AM band just crawling with commie pinko scum!

    Pull in to Andeys Soft Serve Dump in bumpkinville and what do you hear from the next car over? "Who Let the Sock Puppet out"? That right there is enough bad music for me to leave the old technologies for the new fangled inter-tubes in order to find MY brand of hate radio!

    Me? I'm sticking with Micky D's and Culvers. Not overly great, but I know what I am getting! Though Andeys Dump in bumpkinville does serve some fine butterburgers in season! Not to mention the quaint entertainment.
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    Five Guys are starting to pop up around here and its very good.
    Hardees angus burger isn't bad and then maybe Wendys

    Trying to avoid those places for awhile now.
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    I enjoy Smashburger / Five Guys / and Red Robin.

    But for a homegrown specialty, you must try Maid-Rite's. Greenville, Ohio special.



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    Quote Originally posted by kjelsadek View post
    Around here...Five Guys
    Five Guys is great. Especially their fries.
    I also vote for Whataburger.
    Austin has a branch of the chain Elevation Burger, which serves organic burgers, yet despite what this might suggest about its clientèle, is actually frequented by what I would call "normal" people (and what I call "normal" is not what Austinites would call "normal") - most likely from it's more suburban, less central Austin location choices. Outstanding lean meat burgers and the freshest veggies around. If you try to go on a Saturday afternoon, you can expect to wait about 25 minutes in a line that goes around the building (which is ridiculously long for a fast-order place). I think they've got them in select other places, too.

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    Before I became vegetarian Five Guy's was my favorite burger joint. The fries are awesome and the vast variety of toppings for the burgers is nice. Of course we are getting one in my area this fall, oh well I can still enjoy their fries.

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    I have to second Portillo's. The best burger I think I ever had from a burger joint, though, was a place called Fiamma Burger in Bellingham, Washington. YUM.
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    Hamburger Habit. So cal specific I believe.

    There is a place in norcal I always liked called Star's. One of the workers there was named Emma. I am not making this up.
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    Quote Originally posted by Hink_Planner View post
    Is Starring_Emma going to be the Maister of lists? Geez, been around for a day and have already started two lists...
    Off-topic:
    I was getting concerned there for a bit, but it appears my status is safe now for the time being.

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