Remember the McGangbang? Yeah, sorry...We're sorry we brought it up again, too. But it got us thinking: Surely there have to be other "secret menu" items lurking out there, just waiting to be discovered. And because we live in a sick, sick world, there are. So we dug them up for you, because we're just as sick.
Check out these 5 "Secret Menu" Fast Food Sandwiches & Wraps:
Disclaimer: You may not be able to order these items by name, but if you seek mediocre thrills in life and want to give it a go, don't forget to document it on YouTube for the rest of us.
5. Arby's Chicken Cordon Bleu "Loaded"
This chicken sandwich is a play on the classic schnitzel cordon bleu first developed in Switzerland in the 1940s. It may be on the menu at limited Arby's locations, but if not, order a crispy chicken club with mayo, remove the lettuce and tomato and add roasted ham and a slice of Swiss cheese.
They also serve loaded potato bites at Arby's (i.e., fried tots stuffed with bacon and cheese), soooo...it couldn't hurt to stuff a few of those guys in there too, right?
Just sayin'. You're welcome. (Maybe...probably not...we're sorry.)
4. Taco Bell's Cheesarito
When the Cheesarito came off the menu, our hearts literally broke (okay, maybe not literally, but we were really, really sad for a while there). The cheesy concoction was a flour tortilla topped with a mound of cheese, Mexican pizza sauce and chopped green onions.
Rumor has it they no longer serve green onions, but they should be able to make the wrap. If you encounter confusion, order the Chili Cheese Burrito, minus the Chili, and add pizza sauce. Boom.
One of our favorite commenters, the incredible Mr. FattyFatBastard, suggests adding a "Superman" to the order while you're at it. That's a Burrito Supreme w/ double beef, potatoes, sour cream, guac and tortilla strips. Sure, why not?
3. Sonic's BCB Toaster...with Chicken
Order the Bacon Cheeseburger Toaster and swap a fried chicken patty for Sonic's burger patty for a taste of the ultimate chicken sandwich. That's two slices of buttery, grilled Texas toast, crinkle cut pickles, lettuce, tomatoes, hickory BBQ sauce, bacon, cheese, crispy chicken and a single onion ring.
We had a mini-heart attack just writing that...thank God they only put one ring.
Honorable mention goes to the BigMacChicken -- a McDonald's BigMac with two fried chicken patties instead of burgers.
2. Potbelly's Wrecking Ball
What's better than a club sandwich? A meatball sub.
What's better than that? The Wrecking Ball.
That's Potbelly's four-meat club sandwich -- dubbed "A Wreck" -- piled with salami, roast beef, turkey, ham and swiss, combined with the chain's meatball sandwich, all topped with meatballs, marinara and provolone (you can keep or hold the sauce).
That's a lotta meat, but it sounds a lotta good (that's what she said -- I hate myself).
Alternate: Do the same at Subway.
1. Chipotle's Quesarito
Hardcore Chipotle fans know that although not all locations have them on the regular menu, the chains will serve you a quesadilla. Even harder core fans know about the Quesarito. (Not to be confused with Freebirds' own Quesarito.)
Not for the faint of heart, this monster creation is a full-sized cheese quesadilla stuffed with your choice of fillings and rolled up like a burrito.
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We've seen the burrito alone bust the buttons off of muchos pantalones, so we're not sure why anyone would ever want the Quesarito in their life -- but hey, who are we to judge?
What are your favorite "secret" sandwiches?