Thrillist: Best Drive-In Restaurants in the U.S.
The Huffington Post - over 3 years
Let's face it: our styles of democracy, movies, and even burgers have all been extensively copied. But (!) because America's coming-of-age coincided with the rise of the automobile, we do have something those pesky, mass transit-loving Europeans never successfully stole: the drive-in restaurant. From the very first spot in Dallas in 1921, the drive-in has been as iconic a piece of Americana as Route 66 and Ed Begley, Jr.. So here are the best our country has to offer.
Credit: Rob Perez
Avi's Screamers; Wickenburg, AZ
In Snatch, Avi was kinda an unsavory dude caught up in diamond smuggling. In Wickenburg, AZ, the only thing Avi's is smuggling is decades of non-frozen BBQ burgers, nacho fries, and pineapple shakes.
Credit: Dick's Drive-In
The Original Dick's Drive-In; Seattle, WA
Back in 1954, Dick Spady had a hard time convincing bankers that 19-cent hamburgers would sell like hotcakes, partially because they didn't yet know how hotcakes would sell, and partial
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