Fast Foods Gone Global: Asia Pictures

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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Cattleman's Steakhouse: Fabens, Texas

Cattleman's Steakhouse: Fabens, Texas

If you’re looking for a restaurant where you can chow down on a man-sized meal, reaffirm your place at the top of the food chain at Cattleman’s Steakhouse in West Texas.  960 1280

  

Cattleman's Steakhouse: Fabens, Texas

Cattleman's Steakhouse: Fabens, Texas

Men with a caveman-sized appetite for slow-cooked meat on the bone, will devour Cattleman’s massive half-cow racks of smoked beef ribs. 960 1280

  

Mabel's Lobster Claw: Kennebunkport, Maine

Mabel's Lobster Claw: Kennebunkport, Maine

With its giant portions of protein fresh from the ocean, unpretentious surroundings and burly fishermen unloading their catch just steps away from the front door, Mabel’s emanates deep-sea testosterone. 960 1280

  

Mabel's Lobster Claw: Kennebunkport, Maine

Mabel's Lobster Claw: Kennebunkport, Maine

Mabel's Lobster Claw prepares around 2,000 to 3,000 Lobster Savannah dishes a year. 960 1280

  

Joe's Kansas City BBQ: Kansas City, Kansas

Joe's Kansas City BBQ: Kansas City, Kansas

Joe's is considered one of the manliest barbecue joints around because of the quality of their food and the juiciness of their meat. You just can't beat it.   960 1280

  

Joe's Kansas City BBQ: Kansas City, Kansas

Joe's Kansas City BBQ: Kansas City, Kansas

When you visit Joe's, make sure you’re hungry, because they have a variety of dishes that will leave you more than satisfied.  960 1280

  

Joe's Kansas City BBQ: Kansas City, Kansas

Joe's Kansas City BBQ: Kansas City, Kansas

Not only do guys want great food in a barbecue joint, but they also want an atmosphere where the guy you're sitting elbow-to-elbow with will grunt in appreciation when you fill your plate with brisket.  960 1280

  

Snake River Brewing Company: Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Snake River Brewing Company: Jackson Hole, Wyoming

In Jackson Hole, WY, there are mountain bike trails, ski slopes and hiking trails, and they all tend to lead right here to the Snake River Brewing Company.  960 1280

  

Snake River Brewing Company: Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Snake River Brewing Company: Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Find a no-bull attitude and great grub -- including a meaty original that makes real men weak in the knees -- at the Snake River Brewing Company in Jackson Hole, WY.  960 1280

  

Hankook Taqueria: Atlanta, Georgia

Hankook Taqueria: Atlanta, Georgia

These Korean BBQ tacos excite even the manliest of men. Pick any protein – from chicken and pork to shrimp and tofu – and Hankook’s will pile it on. 960 1280

  

Hankook Taqueria: Atlanta, Georgia

Hankook Taqueria: Atlanta, Georgia

Hankook Taqueria is a no-frills restaurant. Customers come in knowing they’re getting great food at a great price, and that they’ll never leave hungry.  960 1280

  

Katz's Delicatessen: New York City, New York

Katz's Delicatessen: New York City, New York

Katz’s is a Manhattan institution. It’s the best place to go when you want New York-style soul food in a casual atmosphere.  960 1280

  

Katz's Delicatessen: New York City, New York

Katz's Delicatessen: New York City, New York

Katz's is the Mecca of pastrami sandwiches. There are a lot of places that try to copy them, and there’s a good reason for that.  960 1280

  

Bahama Mama from Schmidt's

Bahama Mama from Schmidt's

Did You Know? Sausages are some of the earliest amazing eats on record! Early humans developed sausage-making in an effort to preserve meat for future consumption.

Dish 1: Bahama Mamas
Where: Schmidt's, 240 East Kossuth St, Columbus, OH 43216
960 1280

  

Chili Half Smoke at Ben's Chili Bowl

Chili Half Smoke at Ben's Chili Bowl

Did You Know? The guilty pleasure of sausage is often described as sinful. But legend has it that in 320 ad, the Catholic Church actually declared eating sausage a sin, due to its association with a popular pagan festival.

Dish 2: Chili Half-Smoke Sausage
Where: Ben’s Chili Bowl, 1213 U St NW, Washington, DC 20009
960 1280

  

Italian Sausage Bomber Sandwich at Campi's

Italian Sausage Bomber Sandwich at Campi's

Did You Know? When the Erie Canal opened in 1823, the economy of Rochester exploded, making it one of America’s original boomtowns. Today, Rochester is home to explosive meat sandwiches known as bombers.

Dish 3: Italian Sausage "Bomber" Sandwich
Where: Campi's, 205 Scottsville Rd, Rochester, NY 14611
960 1280

  

Saddlebag Sausage Pancakes

Saddlebag Sausage Pancakes

Did You Know? Thought to be a direct descendant of the frankfurter of Frankfurt, Germany, hot dogs became enormously popular in 1893 when baseball parks started serving them to fans.

Dish 4: Sausage "Saddlebag" Pancakes
Where: The Buff, 1725 28th St, Boulder, CO 80301
960 1280

  

Machine Gun Sausage Sandwich at Bruges in Salt Lake City

Machine Gun Sausage Sandwich at Bruges in Salt Lake City

Did You Know? Up through World War II, sausages were made with water. If not cooked properly under high heat, they exploded - leading the British to nickname the combustible links "bangers."

Dish 5: Machine Gun Sausage Sandwich
Where: Bruges, 336 W Broadway, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
960 1280

  

Po Boy Sandwich at Hot Sauce Williams

Po Boy Sandwich at Hot Sauce Williams

Did You Know? Sausages can vary by country and region as each incorporates their own local ingredients into the links.

Dish 6: Polish Boy sausage sandwich
Where: Hot Sauce Williams, 7815 Carnegie Ave, Cleveland, OH 44103
960 1280

  

Gene's Sausage Shop, Chicago

Gene's Sausage Shop, Chicago

Gene’s Sausage is a European market that specializes in 40 different varieties of smoked meats and sausages. 960 1280

  

Ferdinando’s Focacceria, Brooklyn, New York

Ferdinando’s Focacceria, Brooklyn, New York

These legendary links spend 40 minutes in the oven before they’re dropped into a red sauce made with fresh tomatoes, fennel seed and a secret mix of spices known only to the restaurant’s chef-owner Francesco Buffa. 960 1280

  

Ferdinando’s Focacceria, Brooklyn, New York

Ferdinando’s Focacceria, Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn is home to one of the oldest, most venerable sausage specialists in the country -- Ferdinando’s Focacceria. 960 1280

  

Southside Market & BBQ, Elgin, Texas

Southside Market & BBQ, Elgin, Texas

Many customers stop by the Southside butcher counter to take home some of the finest sausage that Texas has to offer. 960 1280

  

Southside Market & BBQ, Elgin, Texas

Southside Market & BBQ, Elgin, Texas

Elgin, TX, is known for just one thing -- sausage. Elgin sausage is so sensational that it’s sold all over America, but the best is still served at the oldest barbecue joint in the Lone Star State: Southside Market. 960 1280

  

Wurstkuche, Venice, California

Wurstkuche, Venice, California

Sweet peppers and onions are a welcome topping to an already succulent Wurstkuche sausage. 960 1280

  

Wurstkuche, Venice, California

Wurstkuche, Venice, California

Wurstkuche restaurant custom-designs 20 sausages, including classics such as Bockwurst, Hot Italian and even Vegetarian varieties. 960 1280

  

Polish Village, Hamtramck, Michigan

Polish Village, Hamtramck, Michigan

The Polish Village cooks its succulent sausage in beer sauce. 960 1280

  

Polish Village, Hamtramck, Michigan

Polish Village, Hamtramck, Michigan

The cooks at the Polish Village come straight from Poland or learned their craft from someone who did. 960 1280

  

Hominy Grill, Charleston, South Carolina

Hominy Grill, Charleston, South Carolina

Like everything else on chef Robert Stehling’s menu, the star of this party is prepared from scratch, using only fresh, locally farmed ingredients. 960 1280

  

Hominy Grill, Charleston, South Carolina

Hominy Grill, Charleston, South Carolina

Hominy Grill opened in 1996 as a Southern neighborhood restaurant in a great Southern neighborhood. 960 1280

  

Horse Brass Pub in Portland, OR

Horse Brass Pub in Portland, OR

The bangers at the Horse Brass Pub in Portland, OR, offer a trip to England without the passport. 960 1280

  

Horse Brass Pub, Portland, Oregon

Horse Brass Pub, Portland, Oregon

For those who prefer their pig in a blanket, the Horse Brass also serves up a banger sausage roll. 960 1280

  

Old German Beer Hall, Milwaukee

Old German Beer Hall, Milwaukee

The sausage that owner Hans Weissgerber serves up is much the same as what’s been served in Germany for over 500 years. 960 1280

  

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