Cheap, hungry guy discovers how to get biggest possible Chipotle burrito for same price.

Cheap, hungry guy discovers how to get biggest possible Chipotle burrito for same price.
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Dylan Grosz is an intern at Apartment List in San Francisco, where he was allowed to follow his passion for separating and weighing burrito ingredients.

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And he's not just trying to figure out how to get a huge burrito: he's trying to figure out how to do it at NO EXTRA COST. You might call it a "hack." He explains his methodology thusly:

Every day for about two weeks, I, the intern, set off to the same Chipotle around 3 P.M. to order five of the same burritos from the same shift of workers. The control burrito I compared everything to was a white rice, black beans, chicken, mild salsa, and cheese burrito. I excluded guacamole and sour cream from all burritos so that separating ingredients wouldn’t be such a hellish nightmare that would make me cry into the burrito and mess up the data. The weights I use are an average across these five burritos. Yes, that does mean I ordered 35 burritos.

So, how do we get this magnificent burrito beast? he's helpfully outlined the steps:

1. Get your fillings in a giant bowl:

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2. Get your filling's jackets on the side.

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3-5. Order both of everything (duh).

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6. Don't forget your veggies!

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And boom:

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Here's the data for all you table-heads:

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Yes, what's not mentioned is how hard it is to wrap your own burrito (we outsource that to the burrito technician for a reason) and also how eating this enormous thing might kill you dead on the spot, it's so huge. At the very least you'll be in a food coma so deep, Snow White will be like, "Is she okay?"

And the calories! Having them up on the menu was a real wake-up call for all of us. Take care of yourselves...and each other. Friends don't let friends order an 86% larger burrito at Chipotle.

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