Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Get Ready to Get Fat(burger)

It looks like Five Guys is going to get a taste of its own medicine, as Fatburger, a popular burger chain out west, is coming to the D.C. area according to this DCist report.

It looks like the first two locations will be in Columbia, Maryland and Fairfax, Virginia - not exactly DC (in fact, pretty far from DC if you're metro bound like me), but it's a start. However fear not, the first DC location will be located in Shaw, near Howard University.

Looking at the menu, Fatburger looks more like my personal favorite, Big Buns or the new Tenleytown ZBurger, rather than Five Guys - as Fatburger has chicken and veggie burgers on their menu, as well as onion rings and milkshakes.

I've got a feeling that Fatburger will do well here, but will never overtake Five Guys in the hearts or stomachs of DC area residents, as folks here really seem to love this home grown chain.

So, will you stay loyal to your regular burger joint? Or will you be getting fat?

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I think for the veggie burger lovers, Fatburger will definitely win over Five Guys.