Road-Trip Tip: Best and Worst Gas-Station Junk Food

Because junk food on a road trip is a rite of passage.

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But while you’re on the road, you’ve got to eat something. Here’s our Gas Station Grub Matrix.

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Photographs: Ralph Smith (twin bing, jerky, trail mix, chili mango slices, 5-hour energy, seeds, protein bar); Alamy (pork rinds, chicken, hot dog, coffee); Shutterstock (burrito)