The cost of a vice: A&W Root Beer

The cost of a vice: A&W Root Beer

We all have our vices. Some of us smoke. Some of us drink. Some of us have an insatiable urge to collect chicken figurines. And some of us love root beer. I was fizz-free for years. Hadn’t had a root beer since I was a kid. Then last summer I wanted to try the new Beyond Meat burger at A&W. At the time you couldn’t get them in stores, and we hadn’t gone to a dine-in fast food place since before we had kids — more than a decade ago. I have a soft spot in my heart for diners.…