In Europe, fast food chains offer local twists on American classics. Try McDonald's Beef A La Russe in Moscow, fried fish at KFC in Paris and Turkish sausage at Pizza Hut in Istanbul.Go to Episode
This popular chain serves up its traditional crispy fried chicken, but also adds its own twist to the menu, including local beer.
Wenceslas Square 56
Prague, Czech Republic
Just as in the US, this chain became famous for its bucket of fried chicken, but in France Parisians gravitate towards the restaurant’s smaller finger food items.
Alesia 4 avenue Jean Moulin, 75014
A central location for ancient spice traders, KFC in Istanbul takes the tradition of using a lot of spices in Turkish cooking to make some of its customers’ favorite meals, such as the filet of chicken with cheese, spicy mayo and muhammara sauce.
Beş Telsiz Mh. Zeytinburnu
The oldest fast food eatery in Sweden has an environmentally sustainable business plan and has won international taste tests for its hamburgers.
168 67 Bromma
On January 31, 1990, shortly after the fall of Communism in Russia and the Eastern Block, McDonald’s opened this restaurant with the largest turnout of customers in history.
Just as in Russia, McDonald’s has taken off in popularity in Prague. Try the McSmazak made from deep-fried Edam cheese, chopped onions and a special sauce.
Vaclavske namesti 9
Prague 1, Czech Republic