Whataburger has an identity, knows what it is, and sticks to it. The chain specializes in burgers and is based in the southern part of the U.S. It was founded with one goal: to make a burger so good that people will holler its name.
What a burger! The Whataburger comes with pickles, tomatoes, lettuce, mustard, and whatever else you wish. One thing more fast-food places should do is take a note from Whataburger and lightly toast their buns.
Wendy's has been the go-to for a lot of people for decades, as their delicious burgers and classic style has customers coming back for more. And the Baconator is what they come back for, time and again. This thing goes hardcore on the meat, with six strips of Applewood Smoked Bacon on top of two patties.
Oh, don't forget the cheese. It's a grip of calories. But this life is all about living.
White Castle's Slider
It seems like White Castle has been around forever. It is one of America's first fast-food restaurants. They opened in 1921 and became famous for their sliders.
Walter Anderson, the co-founder, is credited with the invention of the hamburger bun. His little burgers are legendary for their size, taste, and price. In the 1940s, they only cost a nickel each.