In The Land Of Chicago, The Burger With Grilled Cheese Buns Is Known As "The Blago"

Friendly’s recently made a splash on the internet with their 1500 calorie Grilled Cheese BurgerMelt, which, as we already reported, is not an entirely original creation. It is perhaps, the first time we ever had to look at actual nutritional information for the thing, however. Anyway, our friends at Chicagoist point out that there’s a local place that was serving this burger, with the touching addition of a mustard dollar sign on the bun, about a year and a half ago. They call it “The Blago” burger, after disgraced former governor Rod Blagojevich.

Before you ask “Why are you telling us this?” The answer is: we like the mustard dollar sign. A lot.

Carry on, internet.

This New Friendly’s Burger Looks Familiar, Doesn’t It? [Chicagoist]
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