Footlong cheeseburger: Why couldn't they make it bigger?
Footlong-cheeseburger enthusiasts have a new option: Carl's Jr. The footlong cheeseburger is being tested at the chain's Santa Ana, Calif., locations.
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Apparently the footlong cheeseburger.
Earlier this month, Sonic released their Footlong Quarter Pound Coney, a 12-inch hotdog with chili and cheese that can be yours for $3. Not to be outdone by either KFC's mondo sandwich, Sonic's weiner, or iHop's cheesecake-stacked pancake, Carl's Jr. restaurant is testing the Footlong Cheeseburger.
Excuse us if we are underwhelmed.
Foodbeast, who tasted Carl Jr.'s creation, said, "it’s basically just a few patties and ingredients mimicking a sub sandwich. The dough on the bread seems a little off, but the execution of the entire sandwich still remains interesting."
It's called a cheesburger sub, people. And it's nothing new.
The Footlong Cheeseburger really just like Burger King's Triple Whopper, just enlogated.
Wouldn't you want a greater concentration of meat and cheese, rather than having it spread out over a foot? And when you're eating over a grand of calories in a sandwich, do you really need those extra carbs that come with a footlong piece of bread?
We didn't think so.
Stick with the good old giant sandwiches, your fressers, multiple patty burgers, triple-stacked PB&Js, or grilled cheeses. Chances are you'll get a lot more for your money.
Carl's Jr. Footlong Cheeseburger comes in a "Deluxe" version, which means for an extra 50 cents, you can add onions, lettuce and tomatoes - $4.50 for a sandwhich that "seems a little off?" Fine, Thanks.