It used to be that the only good food you could get to eat from your local gas station would be a candy bar, a bag of chips or maybe, if the stars were aligned in your favor, a premade sandwich.
No one ever thought of going to a filling station for fine dining.
But get the lead out—that's about the change.
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The hottest thing in food now is happening at gas stations across the country.
Yep, right there beyond the regular, supreme and diesel, gas stations are fast becoming the new gastronomic destinations for foodies.
While the aroma may be more petrol than pinot, that's not stopping the culinary curious from walking past the 10W-40 to fill up with some of the best food in the city as Jane Wells found out in this edition of "Chew and Brew."
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—By CNBC's Gloria McDonough-Taub.