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Posted by Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle on Thursday, November 1, 2012 1:27 AM

That's a Superburger pictured above. It's a specialty of Wright's Dairy Rite of Staunton, VA (see the review) and, while it bears a striking resemblance to a Big Mac, it actually predates the McDonald's burger by over a decade. Kirsten Parmer, writing for the local Staunton paper, likes it almost as much as a Big Mac. Kirsten is a particular fan of the Big Mac while on the road, especially with packets of honey squirted on each layer, but she had never before been to her local Dairy Rite. Her review of Wright's is decidedly mixed. She feels a little modernization in its look and menu might appeal to younger potential customers.

Source: The News Leader


Almost as good as a Big Mac? High praise indeed! Although, the idea of putting honey on a burger is something I need to try.
Posted by buffetbuster on Thursday, Nov 1, 2012 5:56 AM

Suggestion. Bacon blue cheese & apple butter :-)
Posted by pigface on Thursday, Nov 1, 2012 6:03 AM

I lived in staunton for six years (1972 - 78) and even though I passed it nearly every day I never once stopped at Wright's. I'm kicking my own a$$ over that omission.
Posted by MetroplexJim on Thursday, Nov 1, 2012 7:27 AM

Anyone who prefers a Big Mac to actual food has no business writing about restaurants.
Posted by Michael Hoffman on Thursday, Nov 1, 2012 11:35 AM

I agree with Michael 100%. This person can not be a serious food critic and actually prefer McDonald's to almost anything.
Posted by Rocky Enfield on Thursday, Nov 1, 2012 12:21 PM

Tried Wright's Dairy Rite 6/16/09-How could it be so wrong! Industrial food at its worst. Frozen onion rings, stale industrial bun, grainy mass produced "burger" patty, hight-fructose soft serve "milk" shake product-maybe it has improved since my visit-but I am not going to find out.
Posted by rhmoore on Thursday, Nov 1, 2012 1:58 PM

"Almost as good as a Big Mac" sounds about as bad as things can get, burger-wise.
Posted by uncledaveyo on Thursday, Nov 1, 2012 8:01 PM

^ that quote makes my stomach turn a little, admittedly.
Posted by ayersian on Thursday, Nov 1, 2012 8:28 PM

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