Which fast food restaurants have the best breakfast, chicken sandwiches, cheeseburgers, and fries? The "Fasties" have the answers!

The website Thrillist has released the winners of the 2022 Fasties, their annual fast food awards that they started back in 2020. According to the article:

"The winners of the 2022 Fasties were carefully selected from the class of nominees announced on April 13 and based on the findings of our extensive taste tests (you should see our expense reports!)"

There are 15 different categories in this year's Fasties, and we're happy to report that almost all of the winners can be found here in Eastern Iowa! Here are a few of their picks:

Best Breakfast

  • Wendy's

Best Cheeseburger

  • Double ButterBurger with Cheese from Culver's

Best Fried Chicken Sandwich

  • Ch'King from Burger King

Best Spicy Chicken Sandwich

  • Spicy Chicken Sandwich from Popeye's

Best Chicken Nuggets

  • Premium Chicken Nuggets from Arby's

Best Fries

  • Curly Fries from Arby's

Best Fast Casual Fries

  • Five Guys Style Fries from Five Guys

Menu Item of the Year

  • Crispy Chicken Sandwich Taco from Taco Bell

Some of the winners that we don't have here in Eastern Iowa include Del Taco, Sonic, Shake Shack, and Zaxby's. You can check out the full list of winners from Thrillist HERE.

What do you think about the site's picks? I definitely agree that Arby's Curly Fries are the greatest and that the Culver's ButterBurger is a gift from God, but I don't know if I would pick the chicken nuggets from Arby's over the ones from McDonald's! Let us know what you agree or disagree with in the comments below!

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