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What fast food joint is your favorite hangout?


By cottonm4

54 days ago



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    “What fast food joint is your favorite hangout? ”

    • McDonalds 9 votes
      6%
    • Burger King 6 votes
      4%
    • KFC 5 votes
      3%
    • Popeye 6 votes
      4%
    • Wendy's 13 votes
      9%
    • Whataburger 5 votes
      3%
    • Dairy Queen 6 votes
      4%
    • Sonic 6 votes
      4%
    • Jack in the Box 2 votes
      1%
    • Long John Silver's 1 vote
      1%
    • Arby's 12 votes
      8%
    • Subway 6 votes
      4%
    • Pizza Hut 4 votes
      3%
    • Panda Express 3 votes
      2%
    • Hardees 2 votes
      1%
    • Taco Bell 9 votes
      6%
    • Chipotle 6 votes
      4%
    • Panera 3 votes
      2%
    • 5 Guys 7 votes
      5%
    • Chick-fil-a 32 votes
      22%
    • White Castle 4 votes
      3%

    (Multiple choice - 147 votes by 83 Pinsiders)

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    #1 54 days ago

    What is your go-to fast food. I have added a poll. They are in no particular order. You can make multiple choices. Is your favorite not listed. Let me know and I will add it to the poll.

    #2 54 days ago

    5 guys? chick fil a?

    #3 54 days ago

    Subway, KFC, and Arby's.

    #4 54 days ago

    White Castle

    #5 54 days ago

    Chipotle

    Panera is growing on me. DAMN good salads.. and, they give you FREE extra lettuce if you ask for it. Yes, FREE.

    #6 54 days ago

    Can I vote more than once? I get a Burger King MEAT Whopper but drive across the street and grab Mcd's french fries!

    #7 54 days ago

    Not sure how you equate fast food joints with "dives," they are much closer to the sterility of an Apple Store than a dive. Dives have character and grime, fast food joints usually do not.

    I avoid fast food except when I'm on the road or in an airport. But man am I sucker for Popeye's. Delicious on the bone fried chicken, and their biscuits and mashed and gravy are great. If I'm in the South (which I am rarely) I may seek out a Bojangles. I think their chicken is even better than popeyes, but the sides are not.

    When I was a kid my first job was at KFC. The original recipe ain't bad but I don't think I've actually sought any KFC out since I retired.

    Panda express/manchu wok type places are pretty disgusting but at an airport I sometimes just can't help myself.

    #8 54 days ago

    I used to love Long John’s. They just don’t seem to exist anymore. At least in my part of the country.

    #9 54 days ago
    Quoted from CrazyLevi:

    Not sure how you equate fast food joints with "dives," they are much closer to the sterility of an Apple Store than a dive. Dives have character and grime, fast food joints usually do not.
    I avoid fast food except when I'm on the road or in an airport. But man am I sucker for Popeye's. Delicious on the bone fried chicken, and their biscuits and mashed and gravy are great. If I'm in the South (which I am rarely) I may seek out a Bojangles. I think their chicken is even better than popeyes, but they sides are not.
    When I was a kid my first job was at KFC. The original recipe ain't bad but I don't think I've actually sought any KFC out since I retired.
    Panda express/manchu wok type places are pretty disgusting but at an airport I sometimes just can't help myself.

    Good point. Dive has been changed to "hangout".

    Panera and Chipotle have been added to the poll.

    I love Popeye's. Red beans and rice here.

    #10 54 days ago
    Quoted from Atari_Daze:

    Can I vote more than once? I get a Burger King MEAT Whopper but drive across the street and grab Mcd's french fries!

    Yes. You can vote more than once.

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    #12 54 days ago

    For Subs I'm going Dibellas first, although it's not everywhere, and Blimpies.

    #13 53 days ago

    When I did eat fast food, Burger King was the favorite.

    #14 53 days ago

    Dibella’s is great.

    #15 53 days ago

    Took till post 13 for the first "I don't even OWN a TV" .. I mean "I don't even EAT fast food". Longer than I expected.

    #16 53 days ago
    Quoted from epthegeek:

    Took till post 13 for the first "I don't even OWN a TV" .. I mean "I don't even EAT fast food". Longer than I expected.

    I'm so tired of the "I don't even own a TV!" gambit.

    yeah you don't own a TV but you binge watch netflix on your laptop. Same fuckin thing!!!

    #17 53 days ago

    From the list, gotta go Hardee's

    #18 53 days ago

    Hardee’s for breakfast Arby’s for late lunch They both send mailed coupons on a regular basis

    #19 53 days ago

    Throughout my teen years we always hung out at Frisch's...still a favorite today.
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    #20 53 days ago
    Quoted from Looking4FirstPin:

    Dibella’s is great.

    Everything bread or nothin!

    #21 53 days ago

    Naugles, but these are long gone from California..

    #22 53 days ago

    We have a great authentic Mexican food counter called Rio Balsas in the liquor store that is in the same parking lot where I work.

    The food is super good and relatively cheap and really fast. The guy that runs the liquor store is super cool too, so I'm going to have to say this is the place.

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    #23 53 days ago
    Quoted from o-din:

    We have a great authentic Mexican food counter called Rio Balsas in the liquor store that is in the same parking lot where I work.
    The food is super good and relatively cheap and really fast. The guy that runs the liquor store is super cool too, so I'm going to have to say this is the place.[quoted image]

    Looks like a DUI convict drove his golf cart there, George Jones style.

    #24 53 days ago
    Quoted from CrazyLevi:

    Looks like a DUI convict drove his golf cart there..

    Old Buddy of mine just got a DUI on a golf cart. Now that's what you call moving to Florida folks.

    #25 53 days ago
    Quoted from CrazyLevi:

    Looks like a DUI convict drove his golf cart there, George Jones style.

    Besides hanging out with you guys, this whole center has all kinds of characters hanging out. If it wasn't for the landlord who is my bosses father in law and has owned the entire center since the 70s, none of this could exist as it is today. Foreigners would come in and price everybody out.

    #26 53 days ago

    Chipotle, Chik-Fil-A, Jersey Mike’s

    #28 53 days ago

    Zaxby’s is my go to.

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    #29 53 days ago

    My Jack In the Box is for the atmosphere at 4 am

    #30 53 days ago

    Harvey's is the best. However, it's Canadian but around since '59.

    "Harvey's makes your hamburger ... a beautiful thing."
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    #31 53 days ago

    Eating is one thing. Hanging out is another.

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    #32 53 days ago

    The one with the free WiFi...

    #33 53 days ago

    Back when Taco Bell made all their own food -- fried shells, cooked meat and beans, cut and shredded produce and cheese (yes, hand cut olive slices)......none of the pre-packaged crap they serve today -- I hung out there almost every day.

    Of course, they paid me to do that.

    #34 53 days ago
    Quoted from dothedoo:

    Back when Taco Bell made all their own food -- fried shells, cooked meat and beans, cut and shredded produce and cheese (yes, hand cut olive slices)......none of the pre-packaged crap they serve today -- I hung out there almost every day.
    Of course, they paid me to do that.

    So, you were like a mascot or something?

    #35 53 days ago
    Quoted from dothedoo:

    Back when Taco Bell made all their own food -- fried shells, cooked meat and beans, cut and shredded produce and cheese (yes, hand cut olive slices)......none of the pre-packaged crap they serve today -- I hung out there almost every day.
    .

    Back in the cinnamon crisps days!

    #36 53 days ago

    Roy Rogers

    #37 53 days ago
    Quoted from MD_Pinball_Dude:

    So, you were like a mascot or something?

    Lol, just an employee.

    #38 53 days ago

    Atmosphere at Panera is great. Usually eat breakfast there on Sunday. Always looking for one when traveling.

    #39 53 days ago

    Portillo’s it’s mainly in the Chicago area.

    I think they are now by Milwaukee as well,

    #40 53 days ago
    Quoted from TheLaw:

    Back in the cinnamon crisps days!

    Forgot about those.
    They were so good !

    #41 53 days ago

    Gotta vote White Castle but if it’s a good sub sandwich you want, it’s tough to beat Jersey Mike’s.

    #42 53 days ago
    Quoted from Frippertron:

    ... it’s tough to beat Jersey Mike’s.

    Funny I got a buddy that hates that place becasue he's super against the "pointless of cutting meat to order" at a sub place. And he's kind of got a point, this isn't an actual turkey they're cutting it's a processed hunk of bird, so is there really any "freshness" gained from cutting it in front of you?
    I don't really know, but it's a funny position to take.

    #43 53 days ago
    Quoted from indybru:

    Portillo’s it’s mainly in the Chicago area.
    I think they are now by Milwaukee as well,

    We've got 2 in the twin cities, awesome food.

    #44 53 days ago
    Quoted from Frippertron:

    Jersey Mike’s.

    I love me some sub's, we are just now getting Jersey Mikes near me, very eager to try one.
    The chains seem to come and go. I remember when Quizno's was huge, now the locations that were near here have dwindled. Same with Lenny's, used to be easily 6 around me, now only one, and it isn't that close. But SUBWAY never seem to shut down, bleh.
    Been hitting up Jimmy Johns when the sandwich craving hits of late, so bring on the Jersey Mikes!

    #45 53 days ago

    Jersey Mike’s is great. Just make sure you tell them to put the oil and vinegar on the side. They put too much on it.

    #46 53 days ago

    I miss Arthur Treacher's Fish & Chips. That's going way back...

    #47 53 days ago

    Burger Chef anyone...... ?

    It was my favorite place as a kid. At one time they were rivaling McDonalds in terms of locations.
    They were very innovative, credited with coming up with 'kids' meals and a burger bar where you added
    your own condiments to your burger! It was a great place to hang out on a summer day, they also had especially
    good shakes.
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    #48 53 days ago
    Quoted from TheLaw:

    Old Buddy of mine just got a DUI on a golf cart. Now that's what you call moving to Florida folks.

    #49 53 days ago

    Where’s Culver’s on the poll? Free WiFi as well...

    #50 53 days ago

    Chik-fil-a for sure. We’ve driven 1 hour each way to go there. And right now they’re building one about 1 mile from my house. I may never eat at home again! (except for Sundays)

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