In-N-Out Opens Wednesday

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    Followers of Southern California's In-N-Out Burger chain couldn't wait to wrap their lips around the cheesy, greasy patties at the newest location in Allen and Frisco.

    Yes, North Texas, you can finally grab a Double-Double Animal Style at the first two In-N-Out locations.

    Locations in Frisco and Allen opened at 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, earlier than the 10:30 a.m. they'd announced earlier in the week. In-N-Out rep Carl Van Fleet told NBCDFW the North Texas opening was probably the biggest turnout they've ever seen. Even rain hasn't thinned the crowds, which still lined the sidewalk around the building during the lunch hour.

    In an e-mail to NBCDFW, Van Fleet said other North Texas locations are "at least several weeks, if not a few months, away" from opening.

    In-N-Out Joins North Texas Burger Battle

    [DFW] In-N-Out Latest to Join North Texas Burger Wars
    Forget frozen fast-food patties -- several chains are battling it out for top restaurant burger.

    The west-coast burger chain will have some fierce competition in the area, with Denver-based Smashburger looking to expand after investment from Cowboys offensive line player Mark Columbo and others brought the chain to the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Columbo told NBCDFW they plan on opening a Frisco location of the chain in the near future.

    In addition, burger barns like Mooyah, Five Guys Burgers and Fries, Evolution Burger, Twisted Root, Love Shack and more are all expanding into North Texas, further inflaming the burger battle.

    Need a crash-course in how to order from In-N-Out? TheFeast.com's Kellyn Curtis can help -- click here.

    P.S. Guess we'll have to update our Nonstop Foodies episode about North Texas burgers, huh?