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Fast Foods Gone Global

Traditional dishes and local cultures influence flavors at American fast food chains throughout Asia, with menu items like McDonald's bulgogi burger in Seoul and Baskin Robbins’ kiwi sorbet in Japan.

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Formosa Chang

If the meal at this local fast food restaurant is not ready in 1 minute, it’s free!

No. 146 Section 4
Chongqing North Rd
Taipei, Taiwan

 
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Jollibean

This local chain serves refreshing smoothies and sweet pastries, such as Mee Chiang Kueh stuffed with peanut or red bean paste.

200 Victoria St
Singapore 188021

 
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Lawson

This convenience store chain has meals to-go made in their central kitchen and warm, canned “Georgia Coffee” made by Coca-Cola.

Nishi Kyogoku Kitasho Sakaimachi 1
Ukyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan

 
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McDonald’s

Spice is all the rage at McDonald’s in Singapore which features extra-spicy items, such as nuggets and fries dipped in curry and chili-garlic sauces.

3 Anson Rd
#01-03 Springleaf Tower
Singapore

 
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McDonald’s

Adapting to local tastes, McDonald’s offers items made with the customary Korean barbecue flavor, bulgogi.

1-5, Hoehyeon-dong 3-ga
Jung-gu
Seoul, South Korea

 
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McDonald’s

You’ll find do-it-yourself entrées at McDonald’s in Kyoto, featuring ingredients popular with locals.

Karasuma Shijo Agaru Takenoko-cho 689
Nagagyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan

 
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McDonald’s

At McDonald’s in Bali, you can find rice for breakfast and eggs for lunch.

Jalan Pantai Kuta
Bali, Indonesia

 
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McDonald’s

McDonald’s in New Delhi has numerous vegetarian items that cater to locals’ palates, including the McAloo Tikki Burger with a potato-peas patty and the Pizza McPuff, a pocket pizza with sauce, peas and carrots.

501-502, 5th floor, MohanDev, Building
Tolstoy Marg, Connaught Place
New Delhi, India

 

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