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Hardee's Thickburger - Awesome!

This has been around for a while now, I was wondering whether it still exists? Sounds like a heartstopper!


NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - Fans of Hardee's new "Monster Thickburger" may end up making "Big Mac" lovers look like waif-like supermodels.

Hardee's rolls out its new "Monster Thickburger," which contains two 1/3-pound slabs of Angus beef, four strips of bacon, three slices of cheese and mayonnaise on a buttered sesame seed bun.


St. Louis-based Hardee's said its new burger boasts two 1/3-pound slabs of Angus beef, four strips of bacon, three slices of American cheese and some mayonnaise -- all on a buttered, toasted, sesame seed bun.

The "Monster Thickburger" will cost about $5.49, Hardee's said. But chowing down on the 1,420-calorie burger, which contains 107 grams of fat, will cost around $7 with fries and a soda.

"The (original) 'Monster Burger' was one of our most popular menu items," Brad Haley, executive vice president of marketing for Hardee's, said in a statement. "(But) it's now a 'Thickburger.'"

Many fast-food chains, including McDonald's (Research) and Wendy's International (Research), have tried to offer healthier menu items to cater to Americans on low-fat, low-carb diets.

But Hardee's said the "Monster Thickburger" is not all it has to offer on its menu.

"In about 30 days, we will be introducing a BBQ chicken sandwich that would only have 4 grams of fat and 300 calories. We just have a wide range of selections for everybody," Haley said.

Hardee's is owned by CKE Restaurants (Research) of Carpinteria, Calif., whose stock rose about 1 percent Monday.


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Hardee's Thickburger - Awesome!
Authored by: Anonymous on Thursday, January 26 2006 @ 07:31 am UTC
Not terribly impressive. I used to work as a short-order cook at a 50's nostalgia diner, and all of our burger patties were 1/3 pound. It really wasn't odd to have people walk in and order a double, with bacon, cheese, lettuce, tomato, and fries and a shake on the side.

The Thickburger? Just a snack really. That's the size that burgers should start at, and just get bigger.
Hardee's Thickburger - Awesome!
Authored by: Billy on Thursday, January 26 2006 @ 03:33 pm UTC
Yeah, haven't tried one of these yet, but the photo was impressive!

I wonder if anyone's done a 20 pattie thickburger... hahaha
Hardee's Thickburger - Awesome!
Authored by: yavicleus on Monday, January 30 2006 @ 07:04 pm UTC
I've had it. Multiple times. It is monstrous.

The two biggest standard fast food chain burgers you can construct today are the Hardees Monsterburger, and the far mightier tripple whopper with double cheese, double bacon at Burger King.

Try ordering a tripple whopper with multiple amounts of bacon & cheese added to your burger, and you will get nothing but a look of horror from the face of the cashier.

While a Monsterburger from Hardees will render me sleepy for an afternoon, the Ultipmate Tripple Whopper will put me into a food coma.
Hardee's Thickburger - Awesome!
Authored by: HollandJim on Sunday, February 12 2006 @ 04:11 am UTC
I think I'd be a candidate for an Angusioplasty after a few of these...