Food Paradise: Drive Thru Pictures
Buckle up for the hottest places for grub-to-go, from belly-busting burritos in San Diego to a beastly burger piled high with pastrami in Las Vegas.
There’s almost always a long line of cars at Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen in Chapel Hill, NC, but owner David Allen’s buttermilk biscuits – made from his grandmother’s recipe – are the ultimate cure for road rage.
Quick is the name of the game in this 500-square-foot kitchen where 7 employees hustle to make 900 biscuits every weekday and up to 2,000 on Saturday and Sunday.
Sammy’s LA Pastrami in Las Vegas, NV, has an eclectic menu that features more variety than a Vegas stage, including 17 kinds of burgers and 42 different sandwiches.
Sammy's LA Pastrami's sandwiches and burgers are so big, you might want to think twice before trying to eat this one behind the wheel!
In addition to corn dogs, Cozy Dog Drive In in Springfield, IL, serves chili cheese hot dogs, as well as an enormous pork tenderloin sandwich.
The Maid-Rite restaurant chain in Des Moines, IA, opened their doors in 1926, and history credits them with establishing the first drive-up/walk-up window.
From ribs and brisket to pulled pork and chicken wings, Company 7 in Englewood, OH, offers all the hottest barbecue classics to ring your dinner bell.
Drive-thru Mexican food has been a nationwide sensation for years, but it all started with Roberto and Delores Robledo’s genius idea – fresh, authentic and filling meals served up at modest prices to locals on the go.
Carne asada is the star of this burrito. It’s made from fresh-cut beef, delivered each day by the same butcher Roberto’s in San Diego, CA, has been using for over 30 years. The beef gets stuffed into a giant, toasted tortilla, along with hot French fries and a special blend of cheese.
Every Roberto’s franchise is owned and operated by a member of the Robledo family, or one of their longtime employees.
The next time you’re cruising through L.A. and get hit by a hunger pang, look out for the shack with the red roof and a sign reading “Original Tommy’s World Famous Hamburgers!”
In the city that boasts the best Mardi Gras party in the world, the DBC Bar and Grill in New Orleans, LA, may be the only drive-thru in existence that encourages patrons not to indulge behind the wheel.
Driving and dining in your car can get you thirsty, and in the Big Easy, they're serving a grown-up frosty drink through the drive thru that might surprise most fast food lovers.