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The Sourdough Jack is a signature Jack in the Box cheeseburger consisting of a beef patty topped with bacon, tomato, Swiss-style cheese, Mayo-Onion sauce, and ketchup on toasted sourdough bread.[1] It has been compared to a patty melt.[2]

The sandwich was originally released as the "Grilled Sourdough Burger" in 1993, with the name changed to "Sourdough Jack" in 1997.

Advertising[]

In 1995, Jack in the Box introduced antenna balls as Jack's "sales force" for the Sourdough Jack.[3]

Controversies[]

In 2000, a Beaverton, Oregon couple sued Jack in the Box for $7 million after allegedly finding staples and hair in their Sourdough Jacks.[4]

Miscellaneous[]

"Sourdough Jack" is also the name of a cartoon character used since 1952 by the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, an Alaskan newspaper.[5]

Jack Box's twitter page announced that they would be discountinuing the Sourdough Jack, but really it was a april fools day joke.

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