The Mysterious East Coast In-N-Out Burger
In-N-Out Burger is a truly American Burger joint. Started by Harry and Esther Snyder in 1948, the simple restaurant revolutionized the drive thru, in a time where carhops dominated the "fast food" scene.
But when an In-N-Out staple, the Double Double, was found in the middle of Queens, New York, eye brows raised at this suspicious find.
Well despite being such an American Icon, In-N-Out Burgers are primarily only found on the West Coast.
Starting in Baldwin Park, a suburb in Los Angeles, In-N-Out quickly spread to northern California and parts of Nevada. In 2010, the American burger chain announced plans to expand to Texas, the further east it has ever gone, and currently has 18 locations in the Dallas-Fort Worth and Austin Areas.
In fact, the nearest In-N-Out location is a mere 1,702 miles away and is located in Rockwall, Texas, or roughly a 22 hour drive.
So how exactly did a pristine, fresh, and perfectly wrapped burger end up half way across the United States (at an absolute minimum)?
Well according to Eater NY, Lincoln Boehm has cracked the case. Apparently by using only social media and asking.
The full article can be found here.