Food Paradise: Drive Thru Paradise

  (8 restaurants)     Aired on: December 26, 2012 
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Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen
1305 E Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
(919) 933-1324
www.sunrisebiscuits.com...
  • Chicken & Cheddar Biscuit
    fried chicken breast w/ homemade biscuits using grandmother's recipe; looks good
  • "Bad Grandpa"
    biscuit sandwich w/ chicken, egg, cheese & bacon biscuit, hash browns & sweet tea; looks good
4.5 out of 5
459 ratings
est. 1978; biscuits recognized by Maxim Magazine; long lines in drive-thru; original restaurant in Louisburg, NC
2
DBC Bar and Grill
1001 Veterans Blvd
Metairie, LA 70005
(504) 838-2282
www.dbcbarandgrill.com...
  • House Special Daiquiri
    mix of island citrus & jungle juice; you can order in drive-thru
4.0 out of 5
28 ratings
since 1990; home of the drive-thru daiquiri
3
Tommy's Original World Famous Hamburgers
2575 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90057
(213) 389-9060
www.originaltommys.com...
  • Chili Tamale
  • Double Cheeseburger
    double patty w/ cheese, Tommy's chili, chopped onions, mustard, pickles & a slice of beef steak tomato between
4.0 out of 5
939 ratings
since 1946; started as a ramshackle little stand on a street corner...now many locations in L.A. & also in Las Vegas; has drive-thru
4
Company 7 BBQ
1001 S Main St
Englewood, OH 45322
(937) 836-2777
www.company7bbq.com...
  • Smoked Beef Brisket
    specialty; smoked for 12-18 hrs
3.5 out of 5
116 ratings
founded by a family of firefighters; 1920's firehouse theme; "First Responders (Firefighters, Police Officers, military personnel, etc.) always receive a discount" (from its website); has drive-thru
5
Cozy Dog Drive In
2935 S 6th St
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 525-1992
www.cozydogdrivein.com...
  • Cozy Dog
    corn dog
3.5 out of 5
138 ratings
opened in 1949; American landmark; birth of corn dog; serving up to 1,000 corn dogs & 300-lbs fries every day
6
Maid-Rite
655 Walnut St
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 244-4223
www.maid-rite.com
  • Original Maid-Rite Sandwich
    seasoned ground beef loose meat sandwich served on a warm bun; like a sloppy joe, but not as greasy
3.5 out of 5
3 ratings
opened in 1926 as a walk-up window; claims to be the first drive-thru starting in 1948; over 70 locations
7
Roberto's Taco Shop
2744 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
(619) 584-0377
  • California Burrito
    signature item; carne asada (beef), french fries, shredded cheese rolled in a large burrito
3.5 out of 5
271 ratings
open 24 hrs; many locations in southern California & Utah; all owned & operated by 1 (large) family; has drive-thru
8
Sammy's LA Pastrami & Burgers
2191 E Tropicana Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 482-8192
www.sammysdogs.com
  • Zombie Burger
    three 1/4-lb. Patties, a hot link, sauteed onions & peppers, mustard, grilled bacon & two onion rings; named for the state you will feel like after you eat it; looks (disgustingly) good
  • 502 Fry Plate
    1-lb. of fries w/ 1/2-lb. each of ribeye steak & pastrami, chili & cheddar cheese; looks (disgustingly) good
  • Chipotle Steak Burger
    topped w/ chipotle-braised ribeye, grilled onions, provolone, Cajun steak sauce, and a fried egg
  • Pastrami Burger
    drive-thru favorite; 1/4-lb. Burger topped w/ 1/2-lb. Sammy's pastrami, mustard, pickle & provolone cheese; looks good
3.5 out of 5
355 ratings
#86 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); open in 2004; "Best Place in Las Vegas to Overeat"-Las Vegas Weekly (2012); 2 locations in Las Vegas; has drive-thru
 Food Paradise: Drive Thru Paradise  (8 restaurants)     Aired on: December 26, 2012