Bunny thought we should try the Cardinal Drive-In (sadly, no website),
a traditional drive-in burger joint just a few blocks north of
The Sunset Motel.
We arrived to a nearly empty lot (amazing,
but we did arrive significantly before noon so maybe that helped).
you would think that being at a drive-in,
we would be eating in the car,
but that would be too cliché—instead we ate in the dining room.
But to enmesh you in the whole drive-in theme,
each booth had a phone where you could place your orders.
The clerk could barely hear us through the device though,
and instead walked over to our booth to take our order.
The food was quite good but I was rather surprised that in this day and age,
there still existed a business that refused to accept plastic money.
How authentically traditional (not to mention archaic but I digress).
But other than that, eating in and ordering face-to-face,
our experience at the Cardinal Drive-In was exactly like eating at a drive-in burger joint.
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