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Old 08-22-2013, 01:20 AM   #27901
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Being from florida, I don't get to enjoy White Castle but a few times a year while visiting the in laws.... It was amazing


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Being from florida, I don't get to enjoy White Castle but a few times a year while visiting the in laws.... It was amazing
It's very similar to Krystal's.

I discovered while in Utah, Cinder had never heard of a Hardee's. Then I figured out why! Carl's junior, or some such. Same restaurant, damn near the same logo, different name.

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It's very similar to Krystal's.

I discovered while in Utah, Cinder had never heard of a Hardee's. Then I figured out why! Carl's junior, or some such. Same restaurant, damn near the same logo, different name.

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When Carl's Jr bought the Hardees chain, they wanted to rebrand all the Hardees to Carl's. But because Hardee's was a big Nascar sponsor in the Deep South, there was enough negative customer feedback and bad PR over that idea that they left the Hardee's name alone in the South.
They still added that stupid star, though...
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When Carl's Jr bought the Hardees chain, they wanted to rebrand all the Hardees to Carl's. But because Hardee's was a big Nascar sponsor in the Deep South, there was enough negative customer feedback and bad PR over that idea that they left the Hardee's name alone in the South.
They still added that stupid star, though...
Aha!! Now riddle me this... did hardee's used to have a "mascot" that was a man with a crescent moon for a head? Because I vividly remember such a thing from my childhood, and found an old kids meal toy at my mom's house a while back just like that.
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I remember the moon head guy came about for one of the first fast food joint that stayed open late.

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Aha!! Now riddle me this... did hardee's used to have a "mascot" that was a man with a crescent moon for a head? Because I vividly remember such a thing from my childhood, and found an old kids meal toy at my mom's house a while back just like that.
He was a mascot for mc d's his name was Mac tonite
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Thank you!! You really have no idea how much that's been bugging me.

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It was all a mix; i'm not sure if it had sassafras or sasparilla or what, but all the old timers really liked it.
It will have a tiny part of a percent of alcohol, not enough to notice.
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A & W Root Beer use to have drive-in places very much like Sonic drive-ins. trust me the quality and taste of the food was much better. the hamburgers and onions rings were much better than Sonic or Whataburger by a long shot.

i ate at the A & W restaraunt here in town last year, and was very disappointed, especially after having eaten at them many years ago. the hamburger was very dry and tasteless and the fries were soggy. i though it may have been a fluke, and one saturday when i was working with my brother we stopped for lunch at one, and again the same lack of taste or quality in the food. i'll eat elsewhere from now on when i want a good hamburger and just remember the memories of the original A & W drive-ins.
This place was actually great. The burger was THICK and juicy, and tasted pretty dang great! Like I said, the root beer was the best I've ever had. The fries were acceptable. Not great.

I think the quality sometimes depends on the individual restaurant. We have about 3 Sonics here spread out over about 10-15 miles. You can actually tell the difference between their food. The one near my house has the best food of the three.
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A & W Root Beer use to have drive-in places very much like Sonic drive-ins. trust me the quality and taste of the food was much better. the hamburgers and onions rings were much better than Sonic or Whataburger by a long shot.

i ate at the A & W restaraunt here in town last year, and was very disappointed, especially after having eaten at them many years ago. the hamburger was very dry and tasteless and the fries were soggy. i though it may have been a fluke, and one saturday when i was working with my brother we stopped for lunch at one, and again the same lack of taste or quality in the food. i'll eat elsewhere from now on when i want a good hamburger and just remember the memories of the original A & W drive-ins.
Around here we have a K&N that is like that. They are just down the road from a Sonic but are 100 times better. They serve root beer in a frosty mug, my wife and son really like it,I don't like root beer.
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Around here we have a K&N that is like that. They are just down the road from a Sonic but are 100 times better. They serve root beer in a frosty mug, my wife and son really like it,I don't like root beer.
Where I come from K&N makes filters...
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