Things you didn't know about Jack in the Box

April 23, 2015 9:00 AM

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Things you didn't know about Jack in the Box

Jack in the Box is a fast food chain that’s perhaps best known for its round-headed mascot and quirky commercials. But this chain, which has more than 2,200 restaurants in 21 states and Guam, has a long and winding backstory, with a lot of ups and some disastrous downs.

Jack in the Box traces its roots to a man named Robert Oscar Peterson, who started a small San Diego fast food chain called Topsy’s Drive-In in 1941. The chain, later renamed Oscar’s, was perhaps best known for its circus-like décor and atmosphere, and featured drawings of a wacky round-headed clown...

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