After actor Jason Segel launched last week's short-lived but brutal sandwich vs. burrito war (Segel's a staunch sandwich man), USC quarterback (though maybe not for long if he goes pro) Matt Barkley (@mattbarkley) launched a Twitter food fight. Though the junior QB has remained mum about not being selected among this year's Heisman finalists, he wasn't shy about getting into the In-N-Out vs. Five Guys Burgers & Fries debate. First, Barkley asks an innocent question.
Then he admits his bias.
Then he pays tribute to Tommy's and to history.
Then he re-Tweets this inscrutable and stupid analogy. (When the Westwood outpost of the rapidly expanding Five Guys chain opens, it will at least make geographical sense.)
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Finally, he passes judgment.
We don't have a dog in this fight, but to those who want to get into the middle of the In-N-Out vs. Five Guys burger debate, we say: Fight On.
Elina Shatkin is a staff writer at LA Weekly. Follow her at @elinashatkin or contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.