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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

The Secret to Good Fast Road Food

Tim may have discovered the secret (known by many, we're sure) to eating well and eating cheap on the road.

We wrote earlier about how much we hate
eating fast food, and that a long road trip on America's interstate highways almost ensures that you'll eat some fast food, whether you like it or not.

In his most recent six-hour trip, Tim ate breakfast immediately before he left and planned to stop somewhere (hopefully a Blimpies or a Subway) for a quick refueling.

At the New Jersey Turnpike service area, the gas line was a 30-minute wait and the food court was mobbed. Standing in line for a lousy piece of fried anything was out of the question.

He just took a deep breath and drove on. The parking lots and gas lines at the next four turnpike  service areas were even more crowded. It was Sunday after all. And the leftovers at home tasted even better on a very empty stomach.

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