Monday, December 12, 2011

Five Guys Burgers and Fries

Speaking of food, this is about as good as it gets when it comes to eating a Cheeseburger at a chain restaurant. Now admittedly there are a lot of hamburger places I have not eaten in yet but be patient I am trying to get to them all as fast as I! 

But when it comes to fast food chain restaurants that specialize in hamburgers I have just about tried them all... In fact I have tried them all a lot. I like to joke that I am personally responsible for a few million on the McDonald's sign. Believe me, it is barely and exaggeration...

I will say that Wendy's new and improved hamburgers are pretty good. They are much better than they were and you can have a Frosty to top it off. That's not bad at all.

In-N-Out which is all out west and slowly and carefully creeping east serves a very good burger. They always serve them hot and fresh and can move a crowd through in style. All of the other places could learn a thing or two from them in management. The employees are nice, the restaurants are clean, the food is hot and the over all experience is always good. Every time I have been there in several different cities it has always been great. Plus the owners are not ashamed of their Christianity and that is tremendous. I give them bonus points for that.

I really like the burgers at In-N-Out but I have to give the edge to Five Guys in my personal opinion. They are a little pricey but every thing is pricey now days. The fries are really good, the burgers are fresh with a little grease left in (Regular readers know how I feel about the necessity of grease!) and all of the toppings are free.

Now, I would not consider Ron's Hamburgers and Chili a big chain even though they have more than one location. Everybody in the world should have a chance at a Double Big Daddy. There is no way fast food can compete with that.  But for fast food chains Five Guys gets my vote.

A Double Cheeseburger with grilled onions, mushrooms, mayo, ketchup and mustard is a great way to start the day. If you haven't tried it, I encourage you to do so. If you have tried it, let me know what you think. You can click on the title of this blog for a link to locations.

Stay warm,



  1. We love Five Guys!!!! And we are getting another one in Lexington Ky right off the 108 exit at Hamburg :) Jon & Lynne Garrett

  2. Five Guys is a great burger joint. There's just so many good burger places out there - it's hard to narrow it down to one favorite.
    A place around here (Dayton) that a lot of people speak highly on is Smashburger. I've had it a couple's pretty good. I will say that they do have the best buns. It's like a butter bun or something...very, very good.
    Then there's Ruby Tuesday's. I guess I wouldn't classify that as a "fast food", but they do have some of the BEST hamburgers around.
    Then there is always the "BigBoy". No matter where you're at, what time a day it is...a BigBoy "always" hits the spot.

    As for the "local" hamburger joints...boy-O-boy, I have MANY. Two of my favorites just-so-happens to be less than 2 miles from the home church (Dryden Road). For those that are reading this and you ever find yourself visiting Dryden Road Church, "Treasure Island" and "Volzy's" are two of the best hamburgers you'll ever have.

  3. Smashburger!!!!!! With Smash Fries!!! YUMMY

  4. I want the whole world to know that I did teach these kids to eat vegetables. Cheeseburgers are not the only things we ate in the Boggs house.

    Mom Boggs

  5. Mom, I had double sliders for breakfast today, but wit extra pickle cause you taught me right!

  6. That is hilarious, Bubba! I eat my vegetables second hand. I eat things that eat vegetables.



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