BILL CRIDER'S POP CULTURE MAGAZINE
Kelly's, a chain of East Coast burger stands that offered five cent hot dogs and ten cent burgers back in the Sixties, also had their signature clam fritters.In the New England area the chain began to fade into oblivion when McDonald's began to be a presence. Surprisingly, the clam fritters had little to do with their demise.
I always thought the McDLT was killed by backlash against the styrofoam clamshell packaging. You couldn't keep "the hot side hot and the cool side cool" in a cardboard clamshell.
The loss of the BK Veggie would be a mildly sad day. When I want my fast-food goo, that's what this vegetarian turns to.