I generally hate fast food. And I'm really not a fan of chains. I like my food slow, local or homemade. But then there's the chicken finger plate from Zaxby's. And the chicken biscuit at Chick-fil-a. And as much as I hate their burgers, man I love those McDonald's fries. So for all the summer roadtripping we have left to do, here's a guide to what's good on the go.
1. In N Out Burger
Some of the Paste crew is ready to declare the Five Guys burger
superior to In N Out, but I'm not ready to hand over the crown just
yet. The In N Out still reigns supreme.
2. Zaxby's Chicken Fingers
Moist (OK, greasy), plump and, most importantly, recognizable strips of white meat with dipping sauce made of crack cocaine.
3. McDonald's Fries
Yes, they might take decades to decompose and they might turn the
consistency of Crisco 10 minutes after they're out of the fryer, but
oh, those initial 10 minutes of glory.
4. Varsity Onion Rings
A small but famous chain out of Atlanta will greet you with "What'll you have?" The correct answer always includes onion rings.
5. Chick-fil-A Lemonade
The perfect balance of sweet and sour in a cup that'll keep it cold for hours.
6. Wendy's Chocolate Frosty
The only way Wendy's fries are edible are as a delivery system for the yummy goodness that is a Wendy's frosty.
7. Taco Bell Cinnamon Twists
If your unfortunate enough to eat them after Taco Bell burrritos—or fortunate enough to have just gorged yourself on the above meal—they're a wonderfully airy way to finish.