In a response to thousands of dead birds falling from the sky with implications that the end of the world is upon us, Whataburger has announced a limited-time offering of its Green Chile Double, which features two beef patties, two kinds of cheese, and roasted green chiles.
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Smart move, Whataburger. At least it wasn't chicken. Now let's see if your Green Chile Double is a welcome distraction or the fast-food equivalent of Gabriel's trumpet.
For the most part, the Whataburger Green Chile Double is a solid sandwich. The roasted green chiles brought a nice, mildly spicy flavor to the beef patties and the slices of American and Monterey Jack cheese made themselves known in a satisfying yet subtle way.
Better than the Whataburger 5-3-1 disaster? Hells, yeah. And while the salt content of the Green Chile Double is still crazy-high (1,867 mg) it's thankfully nowhere near the 5-3-1's 2,462 mg of salty shockiness.
Verdict: The Whataburger Green Chile Double wins over dead birds falling from the sky. It's available only for a limited time, so grab one now before the plague of frogs hops into a town near you.