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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Fresh tortilla chips topped with Spanish ham

Fresh tortilla chips topped with Spanish ham

Fresh tortilla chips are topped with Spanish ham at 100 Montaditos, a fast food restaurant in Barcelona. 960 1280

  

Pret A Manger in London

Pret A Manger in London

Pret A Manger, which means “ready to eat,” is London’s most popular local fast food chain, serving local, fresh and healthy meals. 960 1280

  

Charles Bridge in Prague

Charles Bridge in Prague

A ferry passes under the famed Charles Bridge in picturesque Prague. 960 1280

  

Havelska Koruna in Prague

Havelska Koruna in Prague

A cook unveils a cauldron filled with dumplings and beef heart at Havelska Koruna, a fast food canteen in Prague. 960 1280

  

Quick, a Parisian burger chain

Quick, a Parisian burger chain

Patrons enjoy their sandwiches at Quick, a Parisian burger chain that has more than 400 hundred locations. 960 1280

  

100 Montaditos in Barcelona

100 Montaditos in Barcelona

A small plate of montaditos -- small Spanish sandwiches -- at 100 Montaditos fast food chain in Barcelona. 960 1280

  

Sagrada Familia

Sagrada Familia

The crew shoots Gaudi’s famed Sagrada Familia, a cherished landmark in Barcelona. 960 1280

  

A sampling of montaditos

A sampling of montaditos

A sampling of the many montaditos served at 100 Montaditos in Barcelona. These small sandwiches come in vegetable, meat and fish varieties. 960 1280

  

A Londoner enjoys Domino's

A Londoner enjoys Domino's

A Londoner enjoys a hot slice of Domino's tandoori chicken pizza, which features chicken marinated in yogurt and Indian spices. 960 1280

  

The McTurco

The McTurco

The McTurco, a McDonalds specialty in Istanbul, Turkey, is a beef or chicken patty with hot red pepper sauce served on pita bread. 960 1280

  

Istanbul

Istanbul

Istanbul’s stunning cityscape. 960 1280

  

Pizza Hut in Istanbul

Pizza Hut in Istanbul

A fresh Mediterranean pizza at a Pizza Hut in Istanbul. 960 1280

  

Simit Sarayi in Istanbul

Simit Sarayi in Istanbul

Simit, a crispy, sesame Turkish bagel, is served fresh with tomatoes and cheese at Simit Sarayi in Istanbul. 960 1280

  

Doc’s Rib Joint

Doc’s Rib Joint

Mikey shows off the best barbecue in town: ribs, fries, coleslaw and cornbread at Doc’s Rib Joint located at the Kingston Mines blues club. 960 1280

  

Kingston Mines

Kingston Mines

Mikey jumps on stage at Kingston Mines, the club that brought the blues to Chicago's North Side. 960 1280

  

Kingston Mines

Kingston Mines

At Kingston Mines, you’ll not only find great music, but also some of the best macaroni and cheese around. 960 1280

  

Paddy Long's

Paddy Long's

Paddy Long's prides itself on its bacon-infused menu. From a beer & bacon pairings menu, to beer-battered bacon, to a BLT overflowing with half a pound of “B,” there’s something to satisfy any late-night craving. 960 1280

  

Paddy Long's

Paddy Long's

Mikey makes some friends at Paddy Long's, an unassuming neighborhood pub. 960 1280

  

Paddy Long's

Paddy Long's

Paddy Long's offers a late-night menu full of the biggest and best bacon dishes you’ll find anywhere -- especially at 1a.m. 960 1280

  

The Billy Goat Tavern

The Billy Goat Tavern

The Billy Goat Tavern first opened in 1934, but has since expanded to several locations. 960 1280

  

The Billy Goat Tavern

The Billy Goat Tavern

Cheesy and delicious, a burger from the Billy Goat gives Mikey the fuel he needs for the long night ahead. 960 1280

  

The Billy Goat Tavern

The Billy Goat Tavern

A supposed curse on the Chicago Cubs and a classic Saturday Night Live sketch made the Billy Goat Tavern famous. 960 1280

  

The Billy Goat Tavern

The Billy Goat Tavern

Mikey works the line at Billy Goat Tavern. 960 1280

  

Diner Grill

Diner Grill

Mikey rubs elbows with a mixture of night owls, blue-collar workers and post-bar revelers at the Diner Grill. 960 1280

  

Haut Bay Market

Haut Bay Market

Lamb stew is on the menu at the Haut Bay Market outside Cape Town in South Africa. 960 1280

  

Cape Town

Cape Town

Snoek is a cheap, plentiful and popular local fish in Cape Town. 960 1280

  

Celebrity chef Reuben Riffle

Celebrity chef Reuben Riffle

Celebrity chef Reuben Riffle about to take on the massive local sandwich called 'The Gatsby" in Cape Town. 960 1280

  

Indian “chaats” or snacks

Indian “chaats” or snacks

Indian “chaats” or snacks are lined up for sale at a street-eat spot in Old Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. 960 1280

  

Dubai food blogger Arva Ahme

Dubai food blogger Arva Ahme

Dubai food blogger Arva Ahmed samples a variety of chaats. 960 1280

  

A plate of fresh-baked “kulcha”

A plate of fresh-baked “kulcha”

A plate of fresh-baked “kulcha” at Kulcha King, a popular hot spot in Bur Dubai. 960 1280

  

Old Dubai

Old Dubai

A visit to Old Dubai is like taking a trip into the past. 960 1280

  

Food guide Abdelkrim Raddadi

Food guide Abdelkrim Raddadi

Food guide Abdelkrim Raddadi samples skewers of goat throat and liver at the Asni Mountain Market outside Marrakech, Morocco. 960 1280

  

Asni Mountain Market

Asni Mountain Market

Fresh donuts cooked in olive oil for sale at the Asni Mountain Market outside Marrakech. 960 1280

  

Beef and chicken skewers

Beef and chicken skewers

Beef and chicken skewers with a spicy peanut sauce for sale outside a mosque in Accra, Ghana. 960 1280

  

A woman makes corn pancakes

A woman makes corn pancakes

A woman makes corn pancakes on a street filled with food vendors in the Muslim Quarter of Accra. 960 1280

  

A bowl of “fufu"

A bowl of “fufu"

A bowl of “fufu,” Ghana's popular, but spicy, dish. 960 1280

  

Accra, Ghana

Accra, Ghana

US student Avery Segal studies local cuisine with Charity Ziddah in Accra. 960 1280

  

Fresh-baked kaek

Fresh-baked kaek

Fresh-baked kaek is the morning street eat ritual in Amman, Jordan. 960 1280

  

A morning breakfast tray in Amman

A morning breakfast tray in Amman

A morning breakfast tray on a street in Amman includes fried liver, hummus and an omelet. 960 1280

  

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