April Fools jokes are all fine and dandy, but not when they involve one of the most beloved burger chains in Southern California.
The Gem City Images blog posted a photo of the restaurant on Huntington Sunday showing a sign announcing that an In-N-Out would be "here soon." But the photo was apparently doctored, and this note appeared on the blog in the late afternoon:
Yes, an April fools post on April 1st. No In-N-Out sign on the building, never was," the site reads. "But...the number of views this post got in a short time, and on a Sunday, surprised me. So, In-N-Out, keep looking for a spot in town. There's a LOT of interest in having a Monrovia location.
The gag fooled the Monrovia Now blog, and probably would have fooled Monrovia Patch had this hungry editor seen it early.
A deal to bring an In-N-Out to town in the parking lot area of , but a spokesman said the company was still interested in finding a suitable spot somewhere in town. Stay tuned.