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After doing the obituary of one of the founders and reading about the chain, I decided that I had to stop by one. They are only located in California (mostly) and a few in Arizona and Nevada.

 

We came across one in Kingman. Arizona, and stopped in. The first thing I noticed was that they only had four things on the menu. We got the double burgers and that was some of the best eating I've ever had. The french fries are cut fresh on site. We also found one in Las Vegas and stopped for a second round. Judging from the large crowds, I'd have to say the place is quite popular.

 

I recommend that anyone cruising those states from elsewhere should stop and partake.

 

They date back to the 40s and are considered to be the first place with a drive-thru.

 

Keep on Down that two Lane Highway. --RoadDog

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Luv In-And-Out. Still family owned, no franchises, so that's why the expansion has been limited. The "first drive through" got me looking around. In-and-Out's web site only claims to be the first in California (1948), while Wikipedia, that always-reliable source (?), says it was invented at Red's Giant Hamburgs on Route 66 in Springfield, MO. Our (San Diego) own local chain that grew into a monster, Jack-In-The-Box, started with drive throughs in '51.

 

Always curious about the drive throughs.

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We came across one in Kingman. Arizona, and stopped in. The first thing I noticed was that they only had four things on the menu. We got the double burgers and that was some of the best eating I've ever had. The french fries are cut fresh on site.--RoadDog

 

One of my favorite items there is there is the milk shakes. In N Out has extra large diameter straws for drinking these extra thick shakes.

 

Though the posted menu is limited, there is an unpublished menu which can be reviewed here:

 

http://www.tiburon-belvedere.com/cgi/home.cgi?c=In_N_Out

 

No salads, though!

 

Kevin

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One of my favorite items there is there is the milk shakes. In N Out has extra large diameter straws for drinking these extra thick shakes.

 

Though the posted menu is limited, there is an unpublished menu which can be reviewed here:

 

http://www.tiburon-belvedere.com/cgi/home.cgi?c=In_N_Out

 

No salads, though!

 

Kevin

 

You are definitely earning a spot in the American Road Garage as a roadside burger expert! Brownwho63 is drooling all over the menus in your other post today.

 

BTW, you want to be sure when you order one up with some of the nicknames on that menu above that the server knows the lingo!

 

Keep the Show on the Road!

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Brownwho63 is drooling all over the menus in your other post today.

 

 

 

Oh yeah; and the drool is also covering the front of one of my In-Out Burger t-shirts our son gave to me a few years ago from a CA location....Bliss

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Planning on going out to Las Vegas this December. I definitely know a place I'll stop by several times.

 

The Chicago Tribune had an article a month or so ago on how far some must-eat-at chains are from Chicago. The closest In 'N Outs are in Las Vegas.

 

You folks out west ought not to be making Midwesterners salivate about that treat.

 

Keep Eatin' Those In N Out Burgers Down the Road. --RoadDog

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Planning on going out to Las Vegas this December.

You folks out west ought not to be making Midwesterners salivate about that treat.

 

Keep Eatin' Those In N Out Burgers Down the Road. --RoadDog

 

Save enough $ to get an In N Out T shirt. I have not seen a bad shirt from there. When in December will you be there? I may consider a drive to have a meal with you.

 

BTW, find the Silverton casino & take in the Bass Pro Shop if you have some free time.

 

However, I can't imagine that Illinois & Michigan don't have a good local burger.

 

So, what's the secret there? I've heard about the White Castle Burgers being their own special type of burger.

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Planning on going out to Las Vegas this December. I definitely know a place I'll stop by several times.

 

The Chicago Tribune had an article a month or so ago on how far some must-eat-at chains are from Chicago. The closest In 'N Outs are in Las Vegas.

 

You folks out west ought not to be making Midwesterners salivate about that treat.

 

Keep Eatin' Those In N Out Burgers Down the Road. --RoadDog

 

RoadDog,

 

As a former So. Californian with the "In N Out" bumper sticker on my car, I agree! We are waiting in the Northwest as well!

 

Keep the Show on the Road.

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RoadDog,

 

As a former So. Californian with the "In N Out" bumper sticker on my car, I agree! We are waiting in the Northwest as well!

 

Keep the Show on the Road.

 

Our daughter was requested a few years back to return to Portland from SoCal with a number of In N Out Burgers. I ducted taped a cooler with these burgers inside. Our daughter said that there was a numner of conversations of the tempting aroma in the plane. If this SWA plane is still in service, it probably still has the Burger scent in it.

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Our daughter was requested a few years back to return to Portland from SoCal with a number of In N Out Burgers. I ducted taped a cooler with these burgers inside. Our daughter said that there was a numner of conversations of the tempting aroma in the plane. If this SWA plane is still in service, it probably still has the Burger scent in it.

 

That is either the tallest In-n-Out tale ever, or the lead in for their next ad!!

 

Did I tell you about the In-N-Out Burger so big it locked me out of my car?

 

Keep the Show on the Road

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That is either the tallest In-n-Out tale ever, or the lead in for their next ad!!

 

Did I tell you about the In-N-Out Burger so big it locked me out of my car?

 

Keep the Show on the Road

 

It's definitely no tale! In fact, when we make our gumball runs to Portland for holidays & birthdays, etc, we are asked to stop at the most northern In N Out in Redding & get a number of burgers.

 

This turns into quite a scene since we take our 2 dogs with us & we're packed into our Honda SUV to complete the 7 hour drive.

 

It then takes many weeks of Frebreze & Lysol treatments to eliminate the aroma from the Honda. The cardboard pine tree freshener from the mirror doesn't stand a chance.

 

Sigh...I no longer eat these in the quantities that I used to. I opted to drop 60 pounds from February to June to avoid using a CPAP machine for sleep apnea. Waist size went from a tight 41 to a loose 34. And wouldn't you know it, all my blood levels became acceptable & I feel pretty darn good.

 

However, I have not given up the occasional Foster Freeze Twister...as a meal replacement.

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I've heard about the White Castle Burgers being their own special type of burger.

 

Hm, I thought White Castle had to be nationwide. They're tiny little burgers with tiny "steam-grilled" patties. I can't stand the smell of them so I won't eat them. My roommates from college used to drive an hour to Bloomington (home of Indiana University) to get them. They'd bring back a big bag of them and put them in the fridge, stinking the thing up for weeks.

 

jim

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Hm, I thought White Castle had to be nationwide.

 

jim

 

White Castles were available in the freezer section at markets in most states. Their website shows restaurants in the midwest to NY state.

 

Frozen burgers just can't be the same as fresh

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