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Remember Burger King Burger Bundles?
I've been a devoted fan of White Castle for as long as I can remember, so the concept of slider burgers has always held a special place in my heart. In the late 1980s, Burger King hopped on the mini-burger bandwagon by introducing a set of mini-burgers known as the Burger King Buddy, conveniently sold in threes as the Burger King Bundle. My friends and I absolutely adored them, and here's why.
We frequented an arcade just across the street from a Burger King, where I used to devour their burgers and had become quite familiar with the staff. Now, we weren't particularly fond of Burger King's fries, so one day, one of my friends decided to order a combo meal but jokingly asked if he could replace the fries with a bundle of mini-cheeseburgers. To our amazement, the guy behind the register agreed, and that's when our new favorite combo meal was born – the double cheeseburger served alongside a side of mini-cheeseburgers.
This special combo was only available when that specific guy was at the register, so if memory serves me right, it was reserved for Saturday nights. But oh, what glorious Saturday nights they were. The mere thought of those moments fills me with as much joy as the people in the commercial seem to be experiencing.
The mini-burger concept at Burger King has seen its fair share of revivals, from the Burger Shot to Burger Packs, but no matter how many times they reintroduce or rebrand them, none have quite matched the impact of that original three-pack release.