CARPINTERIA Calif. Premium “meat-as-condiment” burgers were credited for positive same-store sales at CKE Restaurants Inc.’s Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. chains, for both the latest month and quarter.
Starting last month, both brands introduced versions of the Prime Rib Burger, which featured a charbroiled, Angus beef patty topped with thinly-sliced prime rib, horseradish sauce, Swiss cheese and grilled onions. It is served on a ciabatta roll. The offering is the