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There's Now a Burrito Vending Machine in L.A.
SF Weekly ^ | Mon., Jan. 6 2014 | Anna Roth

Posted on 01/07/2014 3:48:50 PM PST by nickcarraway

Edited on 01/07/2014 5:19:49 PM PST by Sidebar Moderator. [history]

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Food; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: burrito; la; vending

1 posted on 01/07/2014 3:48:50 PM PST by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

There was a trashy little place in Albuquerque called “The Burrito Box”... it’s slogan was “Bite and Wipe”... It didn’t make it.


2 posted on 01/07/2014 3:52:12 PM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Tijeras_Slim

What a slogan! Gads!


3 posted on 01/07/2014 3:56:40 PM PST by WXRGina (The Founding Fathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: nickcarraway

there’s NO WAY any burrito machine could possibly compete with a nice big double chili Tommy cheese burger ...

see picture:

http://www.originaltommys.com/menu/


4 posted on 01/07/2014 3:59:24 PM PST by faithhopecharity (no)
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To: nickcarraway

bueno

I think burritos are so “LA”

I mean that in a good way, if you are a devotee of California style Mexican cuisine

Maybe not out of a machine, though


5 posted on 01/07/2014 4:00:49 PM PST by truth_seeker (Nissan)
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To: faithhopecharity

Yup. The original Tommys wasn’t much bigger than that box either.


6 posted on 01/07/2014 4:04:09 PM PST by ha maker (Sanity for lurkers)
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To: nickcarraway

Huh.

Well, it might work, but I’d have to think you could get a burrito from a local stand or taco truck that would be cheaper and tastier.

I’ve heard of make-your-own-pizza vending machines, too. You picked your toppings, and it bakes it up for you.


7 posted on 01/07/2014 4:05:06 PM PST by DemforBush (Ice cream, Mandrake? Children's ice cream?)
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To: nickcarraway


8 posted on 01/07/2014 4:05:18 PM PST by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: nickcarraway

Can a falafal machine be far behind?

I ate a falafal and now I falafal.


9 posted on 01/07/2014 4:08:36 PM PST by subterfuge (CBS NBC ABC FOX AP-- all no different than Pravda.)
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To: nickcarraway

I misread the title at first as “Burro vending machine”


10 posted on 01/07/2014 4:10:04 PM PST by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: nickcarraway; SamAdams76


11 posted on 01/07/2014 4:11:20 PM PST by Ezekiel (All who mourn the destruction of America merit the celebration of her rebirth.)
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To: ha maker

yeah and it was (I hear it still is) wonderfully greasy and tasty ... amazingly delicious!

and they branched out too, have many outlets now all the way to Las Vegas (!)

I wonder if my olde stomache would still tolerate it, tho?


12 posted on 01/07/2014 4:12:39 PM PST by faithhopecharity (no)
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To: faithhopecharity; ha maker
Harrumph....


13 posted on 01/07/2014 4:14:50 PM PST by ErnBatavia (The 0baMao Experiment: Abject Failure)
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To: ErnBatavia

where’s the chili?


14 posted on 01/07/2014 4:17:53 PM PST by faithhopecharity (no)
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To: faithhopecharity

There is no chili at In N Out. They sell only hamburgers, fries, and drinks. Everybody who works at In N Out speaks English and the burgers are great.


15 posted on 01/07/2014 4:27:18 PM PST by forgotten man
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To: faithhopecharity

I love the one in Rampart. I used to see gang bangers sit next to cops who were next to lawyers chomping down chili burgers......mmmmmmm


16 posted on 01/07/2014 4:31:00 PM PST by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: nickcarraway

I lived in L.A. for a couple of years back in the late ‘70’s. To this day I remember eating the best burrito I’d ever had. Seems like it was a small place on Santa Monica Blvd. or thereabouts. I lived in Santa Monica, later on in Hollywood. But it was during my time in Santa Monica.

What a treat...much larger and better tasting than those Taco Bell burritos I had back home. Plus lots of sour cream. Wish I could remember the name of that place,,and wonder if it’s still there.


17 posted on 01/07/2014 4:31:47 PM PST by Cedar
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To: Tijeras_Slim
“Bite and Wipe”.

LOL!!!!

Of course - more refined palates prefer


18 posted on 01/07/2014 4:38:11 PM PST by TomServo
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To: wac3rd

Rampart and Beverly was the first Tommys.
Can you rank the customers you mentioned, which would you prefer to sit (or stand) next to the most and least?
gang bangers, cops, lawyers?

toss in politicians too?

ha ha

note that they all make money off the rest of us?


19 posted on 01/07/2014 4:40:36 PM PST by faithhopecharity (no)
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To: TomServo

I am the one who clucks.


20 posted on 01/07/2014 4:41:21 PM PST by Salamander (Hey, Jack the Ripper, won't you come on over... hook me up to the power lines of your love...)
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To: Salamander

lol...


21 posted on 01/07/2014 4:41:50 PM PST by TomServo
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To: forgotten man

looks very good but if it aint got no chili.....
:)

(Tommyburgers are special mostly for the chili, but they were always very fresh and good otherwise, too, at least when I was eating them back in the Paleolithic Age)


22 posted on 01/07/2014 4:46:07 PM PST by faithhopecharity (no)
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23 posted on 01/07/2014 4:46:54 PM PST by Spirochete (Does the FedGov have the attributes of a legitimate government?)
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To: TomServo

Now I wanna go re-watch the whole damn series on NetFlix.

Arrrrrh!


24 posted on 01/07/2014 4:50:14 PM PST by Salamander (Hey, Jack the Ripper, won't you come on over... hook me up to the power lines of your love...)
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To: nickcarraway

Whats the big they been dispensing frozen burritos from vending machines from the 70’s that i know of...used to buy them all the time at college, there was a red hot one that was really good I liked


25 posted on 01/07/2014 5:02:06 PM PST by tophat9000 (Are we headed to a Cracker Slacker War?)
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To: ErnBatavia

Hah. When we bought our boat we became friendly with the guy across and a couple of boats down from us. I must have walked by his boat a million times before my ‘duh’ moment when I walked onto our boat and told hubby.......OMG ________’s boat is ‘phucifino’!!! Lol


26 posted on 01/07/2014 5:02:52 PM PST by sheana
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To: nickcarraway


27 posted on 01/07/2014 5:12:03 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (A courageous man finds a way, an ordinary man finds an excuse.)
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To: nickcarraway

$15 an hour minimum wage or pay for a burrito machine. What to do... what to do...


28 posted on 01/07/2014 5:22:34 PM PST by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: forgotten man

And...and...(drum roll)...they have a Christian message alongside each order! Ooogada Boogada!


29 posted on 01/07/2014 5:28:55 PM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Obama is very angry and will get to the bottom of it.)
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To: DemforBush

It’s an interesting idea, but I’d rather get my burrito from the catering truck.


30 posted on 01/07/2014 5:36:29 PM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'm not anti-government, government's anti-me.)
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To: ErnBatavia

Best. Fast. Food. Burger. Ever.

For this thread, I’ll spare everyone my usual spiel about why I love In-N-Out. :)


31 posted on 01/07/2014 5:37:18 PM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'm not anti-government, government's anti-me.)
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers

In N Out use to sell/give away bumper stickers but had to stop because people would cut off the B and the R and the bumper sticker would then read “ IN N OUT URGE.” I kid you not, it’s a true story.


32 posted on 01/07/2014 5:44:49 PM PST by MAD-AS-HELL (There was a revultion brewing but it turned out to be piss water.)
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To: nickcarraway
I'll bet they don't hold a candle to Chano's or King Taco.
33 posted on 01/07/2014 5:51:55 PM PST by Fiji Hill
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To: TomServo

Here’s a link to the real Los Pollos Hermanos.

http://twistersinc.com/homepage.html

Personally I enjoy the Twisters burrito there.


34 posted on 01/07/2014 6:11:49 PM PST by Redcitizen (Never bring a tank to a Chuck Norris fight.)
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To: DemforBush
"Well, it might work, but I’d have to think you could get a burrito from a local stand or taco truck that would be cheaper and tastier."

I dunno, I'm not ruling out that there could be a small Mexican chef crammed into that box. You find them in the strangest places sometimes:


35 posted on 01/07/2014 6:31:32 PM PST by Boogieman
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To: MAD-AS-HELL

I know. I used to see In-N-Out Urge stickers all the time when I lived in southern CA.


36 posted on 01/07/2014 7:54:34 PM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'm not anti-government, government's anti-me.)
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To: Ezekiel
Cause and effect. Brings us even closer to:


37 posted on 01/11/2014 9:41:48 AM PST by cyn (Benghazi.)
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