Rachel pointed out on the Lakewood blog earlier that today’s In-N-Out Burger opening close by on Central Expressway and Caruth Haven wasn’t exactly the gangbusters carnival everyone expected, so Advocate photographer Ben Hager headed over there with his camera to check it out first hand.

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Ben said the line-proper wasn’t very long, but the three drive-through lanes were going strong. He caught manager Brock Koehnlein (above) taking orders from car to car.

It may have been a thinner crowd than anticipated, but the fans who came made up for it with their In-N-Out love. East Dallas resident Frankie Pucciarelli (left) went through the line four times before 1 p.m.