Whataburger fans should probably avoid reading the next couple of sentences.
A well-known YouTube entertainment duo has taken sides in the Whataburger vs. In-N-Out debate.
And it’s not good for the Texas-based chain.
Rhett & Link appeared on a YouTube episode from “Hot Ones,” hosted by Sean Evans. The channel is described by Evans as “a show with hot questions and even hotter wings.”
After warming up by eating a couple of hot wings, Evans asks them where they stand on the In-N-Out/Whataburger debate.
“In-N-Out all the way,” Rhett said. “Texas has a lot to offer in the culinary space and they don’t need to be pushing Whataburger to the front of mind.”
Link also bashed Whataburger at the expense of In-N-Out. The California-based chain that is making inroads in the Texas burger wars. Their locations have cropped as close as San Antonio for Coastal Bend burger aficionados.
“It’s not good,” Link says about Whataburger, shaking his head in dismay. “It’s not good at all.”
The video can be found here.
Whataburger’s social media team traditionally is active about defending the brand. But as of early Thursday, it hasn’t made a direct comment about the naysayers’ claims.
But a Twitter post earlier this afternoon did reaffirm a credo that many Texas have lived by for generations.
“It’s 2:07 pm and Whataburger is still the greatest,” it read.
It's 2:07pm and Whataburger is still the greatest
— Whataburger® (@Whataburger) August 23, 2018