Saturday, April 30, 2011

The One with The Hat

Chris is obsessed with The Hat. Not like a hat hat, a fast food joint called The Hat. The first time we went a couple weeks ago I had a migraine and was bitter about the whole experience, but today I was in tip-top shape and eager to get my eat on and document this legend!
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We've lived in LA for almost two years now and have driven by this seemingly run-down stand dozens of times. I can't remember what made Chris want to give this place a whirl, but I'm glad we went!

We pulled up around back where people were devouring their mountains of food. Seriously, you should see the portion size of all their menu items. Fit for giants! The chili cheese fries are like a foot high, no joke!
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Then we got in line to order. What to eat what to eat?
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We put in our request and waited semi-impatiently.
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I strolled with Fox across the street to get a "full body" shot. Pretty ghetto right? But don't judge a book/restaurant by it's cover/facade!
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Making our meal.
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Finally our number was up!

Our drink - which should now say 60 years instead of 55 right?
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Our delcious food! I got the famous pastrami sandwich and Chris got a cheeseburger.
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He's thinkin, "Heaven on Earth!"
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Last time we ordered a large fry and it literally came in a paper grocery bag filled to the brim. Today we went for the small fry today and still had tons leftover. We're determined to conquer the fries next time!
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Amen to this sign!
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Diet starts on Monday...

4 comments:

Chris said...

Mmmmmmm!!!! That place is the bomb dot com!

Malm said...

That looks like sooooo much fun! And super yummy!

Punk Rock Mom said...

There are a few Hat's around us and my husband is a fan! There is a place called Have you been to Topps in Pasadena? That place is good!

caroline said...

man, i totally miss the hat!!! i don't think i've had it since i moved to SF. and that is like 5 minutes from my parents' house. lol