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#31 Toliver

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Posted 12 May 2011 - 09:14 AM

Tacos are still on the JITB menu here in central California. Two for 99 cents.
They had Frings return to the menu here a couple years ago but they're gone again. I liked them because JITB fries really aren't the best and sometimes you like a little bit of something different. It's not like their onion rings are anything to write home about either. But it's nice to be able to switch things up once in awhile.

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#32 heidih

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Posted 15 February 2012 - 01:57 PM

I just stumbled upon a mention of their limited offering of the Bacon Shake. Anyone been tempted?

#33 AAQuesada

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Posted 15 February 2012 - 05:30 PM

lol, the rumor i heard is that the Bacon Shake is vegetarian! I haven't been recently but maybe I'll take one for the team.

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Posted 15 February 2012 - 05:48 PM

According to their website, the ingredients of the bacon syrup used in the shake are:

Bacon Syrup Pure Cane Sugar, Water, Natural And Artificial Flavors, Salt,
Sodium Benzoate And Potassium Sorbate (To Preserve Freshness). Contains
Soy, Wheat


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#35 Mysstwalker

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Posted 15 February 2012 - 05:50 PM

I had my first one this past Saturday, was really good! Vanilla shake, hit of smokey sweet bacon to it. Lady at the register said I was the first one to order it at that store. One thing, the whipped cream on it makes it really rich, almost overwhelming. Second one I had, got it without whipped cream and it was cold baconey sweet perfection! They use the Torani Bacon flavored syrup in it.

#36 ScottyBoy

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Posted 15 February 2012 - 07:39 PM

I would say the really big chicken sandwich is solid. Although I grew up with it, the idea of a double decker chicken sando just like a double burger is awesome.
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#37 lochaven

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Posted 15 February 2012 - 07:59 PM

SBoy -- totally agree on that chicken sandwich.

As a previous poster stated -- I also would swing by with friends around 2 am on Saturday night (actually Sunday Morning) for our fix of the Super tacos (don't think they have those anymore). With some really spicy "almost-meat" and greasy beyond belief....along with some great onion rings. Of course, now thinking about it, those onion rings were nasty and bitter. I do, however, indulge once in a great while on those 2 x 99cent tacos....always making sure I have some Tums in my pocket...lol.

As we were in college and low on money...if we were really low on money, there was the old ButterKrust cental Bakery nearby and we would drive behind to the dock....a guy would walk over with an unsliced loaf of bread in a white paper sack all for 25 cents and still all nice and warm. We'd fill up on that and some milk before crashing. Really crazy days but many unforgettable moments. :rolleyes:

BTW, this is a pic I found of the bakery. The fresh loaves cooling on conveyor belts sat just inside that very long row of windows and could be seen by everyone as you drove by, not to mention the fresh baked bread smell wafting from the huge building.

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And I want a table for two and a chicken for eight o'clock.

#38 sreeb

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Posted 26 February 2012 - 07:49 PM

I just stumbled upon a mention of their limited offering of the Bacon Shake. Anyone been tempted?


No but I am a fan of the seasonal pumpkin and eggnog shakes.

Did I just admit that on the internet?

#39 Shel_B

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Posted 27 June 2013 - 09:01 AM

I've only been to JITB a couple of times, and the last time I visited, it was to get an iced tea with which to take some medication.  Looking at their menu, I decided to grab another item as well.  Lo and behold, I received a senior discount!  Now, I don't know about other fast food joints and their discount policy, but I sure appreciate Jack's policy.  So, if you're a senior and decide to visit JITB, check for a discount.


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#40 Toliver

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Posted 11 February 2014 - 03:11 PM

JIB has introduced a new specialty burger: The Bacon Insider

The hamburger patty has bacon mixed in with the beef, it has strips of bacon on the finished sandwich and the condiment is Bacon Mayo.

Has anyone tried it yet?



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Brian: Peter, those are Cheerios.”
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#41 rlibkind

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Posted 13 February 2014 - 01:40 PM

Last time I was at Jack-in-the-Box was about 35 or more years ago. I was in an elevated state when I went through the drive-in and ordered five tacos. As the Jack handed me the bag he said in a Caribbean accent: here mon, this'll bring you down.
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#42 rotuts

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Posted 13 February 2014 - 07:24 PM

rats.   Ive been there in CA, but Id have to travel 689 miles to the nearest Jacks now.

 

BTW  no one studies Wendy's ???



#43 ChrisOC

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Posted 15 February 2014 - 12:49 PM

I like the Jumbo Jack, but unfortunately their website says the nearest JITB is 417 miles from here.

 

http://www.jackinthebox.com/


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#44 Shel_B

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Posted 10 March 2014 - 03:51 PM

JIB has introduced a new specialty burger: The Bacon Insider

The hamburger patty has bacon mixed in with the beef, it has strips of bacon on the finished sandwich and the condiment is Bacon Mayo.

Has anyone tried it yet?

 

 

Toots' son eats a lot of fast food - he's a big Taco Bell fan - and he's tried the bacon insider.  He likes it and thought it was very good.


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#45 Toliver

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Posted 30 April 2014 - 11:34 AM

I recently tried the new Jack's Blazin' Chicken Sandwich. It's supposed to have "ghost" chile sauce as a condiment. 

Meh.  :hmmm:

I didn't think it was all that spicy hot. I couldn't discern any heat or flavor coming from the "ghost" chile sauce. The only spiciness I experienced came from the pickled jalepeños.

The sandwich doesn't live up to the hype.



“Peter: Oh my god, Brian, there's a message in my Alphabits. It says, 'Oooooo.'
Brian: Peter, those are Cheerios.”
– From Fox TV’s “Family Guy”