The website Thrillist.com has released the results of their third annual “Fasties” . . . the FAST FOOD awards.  It’s their, quote, “completely serious celebration of the greatest foods served in grease-stained paper bags.”

There are 15 categories . . . here are the Top Three finishers in each:

  1. The Best Breakfast:  Wendy’s.  Runners-up:  Chick-fil-A . . . then McDonald’s.
  2.  The Best Coffees:  Culver’s Blue Spoon Blend.  Runners-up:  Chick-fil-A . . . then McDonald’s McCafé Premium Roast Coffee.
  3. The Best Cheeseburgers:  Culver’s Double ButterBurger with Cheese.  Runners-up:  In-N-Out’s Double-Double . . . then Sonic’s SuperSonic Double Cheeseburger.
  4. The Best Fried Chicken Sandwiches:  Burger King’s Ch’King Sandwich.  Runners-up:  Popeyes’ Chicken Sandwich . . . then KFC’s Chicken Sandwich.
  5. The Best Spicy Chicken Sandwiches:  Popeyes’ Spicy Chicken Sandwich.  Runners-up:  Burger King’s Spicy Ch’King . . . then KFC’s Spicy Chicken.
  6. The Best Fish Sandwiches:  Popeyes’ Classic Flounder Fish Sandwich.  Runners-up:  Arby’s King’s Hawaiian Fish Deluxe . . . then Long John Silver’s Wild Alaska Pollock Sandwich.
  7. The Best Tacos:  Del Taco’s “The Del Taco”.  Runners-up:  Taco Bell’s Crunchy Taco . . . then El Pollo Loco’s Chicken Taco Al Carbon.
  8. The Best Chicken Nuggets:  Arby’s Premium Chicken Nuggets.  Runners-up:  Popeyes’ Nuggets . . . then Chick-fil-A’s Nuggets.
  9. The Best Fries:  Arby’s: Curly Fries.  Runners-up:  McDonald’s . . . then Chick-fil-A’s Waffle Fries.
  10. The Best Onion Rings:  Sonic’s Hand Made Onion Rings.  Runners-up:  Whataburger’s Onion Rings . . . then Culver’s Onion Rings.
  11. The Best Fast Casual Cheeseburgers:  Shake Shack’s ShackBurger Single.  Runners-up:  Five Guys . . . then Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers.
  12. The Best Fast Casual Fried Chicken Sandwiches:  Zaxby’s Signature Sandwich.  Runners-up:  Fuku’s O.G. Sando . . . then Shake Shack.
  13. The Best Fast Casual Fries:  Five Guys Style Fries . . . Runners-up:  Shake Shack’s Crinkle Cut Fries . . . then Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers.
  14. Menu Item of the Year:  Taco Bell’s Crispy Chicken Sandwich Taco.
  15. Most Valuable Pickle (MVP):  Burger King’s Ch’King.