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What's The Drive-In Junk Food Destination You Remember Best?

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Here at Jalopnik, we know that a big part of driving is where you’re going. On a late summer long weekend like this one, we’d hope you’re scoping out a ride down to the drive-in for a burger or some ice cream.

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Obviously, in this age of fast food chains and healthy eating, there are fewer drive-in restaurants of any kind out there, but some persist. Dairy Witch, where my parents used to take me as a kid for an ice cream eaten perched on the open tailgate of my dad’s pickup, is still there in Salem, MA and the cherry-dipped soft serve still flows.

Where do/did you go for a drive-in treat? Is it still there? Did they have anything special? Let us know in the comments and don’t forget to include pictures if you’ve got them.

Max Finkel is a Weekend Contributor at Jalopnik.

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Steak’n’Shake on Hampton Road in St. Louis. In the ’60s, it still had car hops on roller skates.

Yes, dammit. I’m old.