The newest burger from Jack in the Box features a beef patty with bacon mixed right into it, hickory smoked bacon, and creamy bacon mayo sauce on a new "gourmet" brioche bun. Clearly, we had to try it.
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Because someone had to do it, we tried all four Munchie Meals at Jack in the Box, including the Brunch Burger, Exploding Cheesy Chicken, Loaded Nuggets, and Stacked Grilled Cheese Burger.
In a move that should be dubbed the most honest marketing campaign in fast food history, San Diego-based burger chain Jack in the Box is simultaneously promoting the return of four boxed combo meals and admitting that a good portion of their late-night customers are so stoned that consuming such an enormous amount of food late at night sounds like a great idea.
If you were watching the Superbowl (or just the ads), you might have seen a spot for the newest burger at Jack in the Box: the "Hot Mess", with melted white cheddar, pepper jack cheese sauce, jalapeños, and onion rings on sourdough bread. Even though the burger doesn't visually measure up to the publicity shot, it's still one of the most promising burgers Jack has released in quite some time, even with some execution issues.
Our favorite fast food burgers—which we defined as burgers you can order at a counter or drive-thru—include good old McDonald's, fast casual SmashBurger, lots of In-N-Out, and more. What are your favorite fast food burgers?
Save your steak burritos for another day. Leave your carnitas at home. We're talking ground beef tacos, the absolute baseline for Mexican fast food eats. Heck, a few chains that don't otherwise mess with the Mex at all (ahem, Jack in the Box) even have ground beef tacos on their board. So who has the tastiest, beefiest tacos? We found out.
If you want a pouch of potato sticks, you can visit pretty much any fast food establishment on the planet. But if it's lunchtime and you want to put a ring on it, you've got to plot out your run a bit more carefully. The ring's the thing that decides many a burger destination.
As part of Jack in the Box's recent and mildly disturbing "Love Bacon? Marry It." advertising campaign, the scientists slaving away in the fast food chain's laboratories have concocted a new milkshake that will either have you sprinting to the nearest franchise location or recoiling in horror: the Bacon Shake.
The Jumbaco from Jack in the Box isn't an official menu item, but you can craft your own double taco burger by ordering the Jumbo Deal.
Jack in the Box lures us in with another wacky burger creation, but, as usual, leaves us wanting.
The latest burger from Jack in the Box is the All American Jack, which features two beef patties with three slices of cheese (two American, one "Swiss-style"), lettuce, tomato, pickles, mayo-onion sauce, mustard and ketchup on a toasted sesame seed bun. The burger will set you back $3.69 or $4.99 with a drink and fries.
Breakfast is becoming the new dinner, with many chains turning to breakfast as a means of customer acquisition: Burger King and Subway both recently began promoting breakfast, to name only a few. Breakfast isn't new to Jack in the Box, but the breakfast pita is. The sandwich consists of scrambled egg, bacon, ham, and American cheese all in half of a whole-wheat pita pocket. It builds off of their Chicken Fajita Pita, the first (and only) pita I've ever seen in a major fast food chain.
Jack in the Box's Bonus Jack is similar to a Big Mac, but with twice the cheese and loads of Jack's unique "secret sauce."
Unsurprisingly, the real life version of Jack in the Box's Jumbo Jack with cheese doesn't quite measure up to the stylized version. Here's the burger in all its lopsided glory.
Photograph from Tavallai on Flickr The magicians at fast-food chains come up with all sorts of edible creations--each one a little less likely than the last. The San Francisco Weekly lists ten of the world's weirdest, including the White Castle "chicken ring," a Tuna Pie (erk) at Jollibee in the Philippines, and Pita Snacks from Jack in the Box. But are these really the strangest ones out there? I think Domino's Bread Bowl Pasta definitely qualifies. The Taco Bell Crunchwrap Supreme, too. And there's always McD's--looking beyond our own borders, McDonald's in Hong Kong has served seaweed-flavored French fries; New Zealand, a Quarter Pounder topped with egg and beetroot; and in the Philippines, sweet tomato pasta with hot dogs...
Duffy & Partners West Coast burger chain Jack in the Box is in the process of updating its logo and brand identity. The logo morphs from a flat square containing the burger joint's name to a cube with some...
theimpulsivebuy.com Pomegranate has been riding a pretty good high the last few years, appearing in juices, marinades, gum, lotions, and teas. Even if it's really not that much more exciting than a cranberry-grape-ish flavor, once you slap the pomegranate arils (fancy name for seeds) onto a product label, bam--automatically a few bucks more expensive. So what happens when the glam fruit appears on a Jack in the Box menu? Loses some respect? Or is the wide availability great? Starting this week, the Pomegranate Berry Smoothie will go for $2.99 (the small 16-ounce size), with 280 calories, zero fat, 69 grams of carbs, and 53 grams of sugar. Like many drinks that highlight one fruit, it's actually an amalgam of...
Not that you were eating it for your health, but non-profit organization the Cancer Project put Jack in the Box's Junior Bacon Cheeseburger at the top of their list of worst fast food menu items for containing 400 calories, 23...
Marvo's burger, and Jack in the Box's press release version. Practically separated at birth! Easily enticed by new menu items, Marvo of product review blog The Impulsive Buy tries Jack in the Box's Nacho Cheese Burger. While I was...