This Christmas vacation, after much anticipation, I made it to Steak 'n Shake, a fast food burger joint, known for it's titular steakburgers and milkshakes. This particular one is in Fredericksburg, Virginia, which I passed through in that special holiday I-95 traffic hell. Needless to say, it was a welcome break from the stop-and-go.
Steak 'n Shake approaches the fast food dining experience a little differently, with not only a drive through and a bustling take out counter, but a sit down restaurant too. Our food took a great while to come, so I'm not sure if they're pulling off the marriage of the two. A fast food burger that with the sit down dinner wait. Hmm...
But once it came, the food was good! The burger is made with a mix of sirloin, round, and T-bone, with a myriad of varieties. I stuck to a cheese steakburger. Although there is one they mix butter into. Mmmm). I had a vanilla milkshake too and was pleased as punch.
So after I digested my steakburger and thought on it for a few days, I decided 5 Guys is better. I'm glad I can cross Steak 'n Shake off the obscure burger chain list, and it is better road food than McDonald's, Wendy's, etc. but locally I'm glad we have our 5 Guys.