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Sandwich Mondays

Sandwich Monday: San Francisco Edition

Items from the secret menu.

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The main disadvantage of living somewhere other than the West Coast is limited access to In-N-Out Burger. On a recent trip to San Francisco, my sister Natalie took me to the only one in town to try their famous and not-so-secret menu. In case of emergency, and because it would be funny to horrify him, we brought along our doctor friend, Bill Moore.

Natalie makes her own 2x2 using patties from the 4x4.

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I ordered the '4x4', a burger with four meat patties. This may seem like a lot, but they also offer a '100x100'. Natalie went for the 'Grilled Cheese', a bun with no meat but with several times the cheese. We split 'Animal Style Fries'. That's basically fries covered with a pile of melted American cheese, onions and some kind of salad dressing, maybe Russian. Dr. Bill just ordered a cheeseburger.

Eva tries the 4x4 burger.

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Natalie, as she bites into her 'grilled cheese': Hmm, this burger needs a burger.

Eva: Well, since I can't actually fit mine in my mouth, you can have some of my meat.

[Eva takes 2 beef patties from her '4x4', gives them to Natalie, who adds them to her grilled cheese, thereby making 2 '2x2's'. DIY!]

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Natalie: We all ordered Diet Cokes.

Bill: That means we don't have to feel guilty about any of this, except for the fries.

Natalie: These fries seem to be covered in some sort of American cheese reduction.

Eva: I didn't know you could reduce American cheese. It's the lowest thing.

Bill: When you reduce American cheese, you get America.

 

 

 

 

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