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These Fans Took a Road Trip to the Birthplace of A&W Restaurants

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Carol & Mark pose beside a Rooty the Great Root Bear statue with A&W Lodi, CA Owner Pete
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These Fans Took a Road Trip to the Birthplace of A&W Restaurants

Today we're sharing the story of two AWesome fans — Carol & Mark — who took a road trip to Lodi, CA, the birthplace of A&W Restaurants in honor of our 100th anniversary. We talked with Carol about their inspiration behind the journey, favorite A&W memories,...

April 17, 2019 Read More
Bacon Double Cheeseburger with lettuce, onion, tomato, pickles, American cheese, and mayonnaise
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4/5/19 - It’s not your imagination, there is more bacon on fast-food menus—here’s why

A&W Restaurants, one of the oldest fast-food restaurants, claims to have invented the bacon cheeseburger all the way back in 1963. Dale Mulder, the restaurant’s chairman, put the item on the menu after customers kept asking for bacon on top of their burger patties.

April 5, 2019 Read More

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