Jack in the Box’s Excellent BBQ Bacon Double Cheeseburger

Some of the best fast food is the kind that shows up once in awhile for a limited time, encouraging people who love the item under discussion to consume far more of them than we otherwise would if they were always around and we took them for granted. The McRib is the obvious example. I’m a person who spends more money at McDonald’s in six weeks eating those sandwiches with the attendant fries and Coke than I spend the other 46 weeks of the year and the following 46 before the McRib comes back at McD’s combined. And since I’m …

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Wendy’s Cravings Menu Is Barbecue Burger Bliss

Wendy’s recently debuted a new “Cravings Menu”, part of a new and improved drive to put premium burgers in a new place on the traditional “I’ll have a number X” ordering menu. The method is genius; you order your burger (the traditional Dave’s Classic and the Baconator now occupy the 1 and 2 spots, while the new Barbecue, the elevated “S’Awesome”, and a peppercorn mushroom offering rounding out slots 3 through 5 while the chicken side of the menu board remains unchanged), then you are given a choice whether you want a single, double, or triple (or, in the Baconator’s …

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