Burger King International: Poutine, Bang Bang and Other Weird Meals
BK: so much more than a Whopper.
Miami-based fast food giant Burger King has announced that they're entering the Canadian Poutine market with the addition of the Canadian specialty to their menu.
That got us wondering just what other worldly delights the King dishes out in other countries. Here's what we found:
10. Poutine (Burger King Canada)
Fresh golden fries smothered with cheese curd & piping hot gravy. For an additional buck, get your poutine served angry with hot sauce or baconized with pig flesh. We just have one question - isn't cheese curd what Little Miss Muffet ate when a spider scared the crap out of her? No thanks, buddy.
9. Brekky Wrap (Hungry
Don't ask us why Burger King is called Hungry
Jack's in Austalia because we can't get a straight answer. But
considering that this country/continent has real-live Tasmanian Devils
why would you expect anything less weird? This Brekky Wrap isn't
necessarily strange. It's a wrap filled with eye bacon, sausage, egg and
cheese. But wait - eye sausage? Better than Tasmanian sausage, we suspect.
8. Fiesta Corn and Mandarin Oranges (Burger
We were expecting fish
heads, scorpions or worse when we checked in at the BK Korea website.
What we found was the usual, with the additions of corn and mandarin
oranges. On the dessert menu, by the way. Which poses the question -- is these where all our childhood
leftovers were shipped to?
(Burger King Germany)
Nothing says Germany quite like the Spicy
Mexican Whopper, an amusing combo of beef patties, cheese, jalapenos,
potatos and sour cream (gag)...Here's the ironic part. The Mexican
Whopper is not available in Mexico (thankfully neither is a German Whopper).
6. Churrascos (Burger
Argentina is known for its beef, which is why we
weren't surprised to find churrascos on the menu. And we also shouldn't
have been surprised when BK turned this traditional steak sandwich into a
meat hockey puck, laden with mayo on some bread.
(Burger King Brazil)
Oh sweet lord have mercy! Fries covered with
cheese and bacon with a side of onion rings and chicken tenders. You
would think girls in thong bikinis would be enough to give a man a heart
attack -- now there's this!
(Burger King Jamaica)
What the f**k is a bammy and why the hell am I
eating filet-o-fish for breakfast? Because you're in Jamaica, mon. As
the website says, "get ready for a mouth-whupin'."
3. Bang Bang Salad (Burger
Make all the jokes you want. That just means you're
jealous. Can you possibly imagine all the ten-year-old snot nosed kids
running into BK for a stupid comment if we put bang bang on the menu in
the U.S.? Yeah, me too.
(Burger King Japan)
Leave it to the Japanese to take the most awful
American invention of all time, Spam, and turn it into a mass-produced
breakfast sandwich. We shudder to think of Japanese schoolgirls in
Hello Kitty barrettes scarfing down this as a nutritional meal. And the
name - Spam shot - sounds like a close-up on some porno scene to us. Fail.
1. Beer (Burger King Spain)
El Rey serves cerveza in Spain. We just booked a nonstop to Madrid.
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