The world’s strangest fast food and junkfood

Would you eat any of these strange fast food dishes?

    Fast food is popular for many reasons. First off, it’s fast. Secondly, it tastes good. And thirdly, it tastes good! Aside from the fact that it’s usually processed and likely loaded with unhealthy ingredients, we barely see a downside to indulging in burgers, fries, onion rings, and fried chicken every now and then.

    But if you think you know everything there is to know about fast food items, then we’re about to prove you wrong with this list of the strangest fast food in the world. From bold splashes of color all the way to unconventional flavors, these fast food and junk food items are only for adventurous folks. So if you’re a fast-food fan with a permanent case of wanderlust, you should definitely try these out on your next vacation! Seriously, you haven’t truly lived (or cried) until you tried Wendy’s Ghost Pepper Fries!

    #1 Salted Egg Yolk Loaded Fries from McDonald’s | Singapore

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    When you visit the highly globalized and technologically advanced Singapore, the first thing you should do is check out the Supertree Grove, the Merlion, and the salted egg yolk loaded fries at McDonald’s. Yup, you read that correctly. It may sound strange at first, but if you think about it, it’s actually quite brilliant! If you want to snack on some uniquely flavored fries, the egg yolk train awaits!

    #2 Sea Salt and Lemon Kitkat | Japan

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    Kitkat is supposed to taste like light wafer snacks coated in rich milk chocolate. It has that iconic melt-in-your-mouth flavor and texture that we have all come to love over the years. However, Japan had other plans for this household brand. Moreover white chocolate or its matcha variant, you can find a sea salt and lemon Kitkat in the Land of the Rising Sun! During your next trip to Japan, give us a holler if it tastes good, so we can import them in bulk!

    #3 Starbucks Sakura Frappe | Japan

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    Japan is so pretty in both an urban and nature-sense, especially when the sakura (A.K.A. cherry blossoms) are in full bloom. Representing renewal and optimism, the subtle pops of pink for these blossoms symbolize the conclusion of winter and the coming of spring. Japan has even incorporated the beautiful meaning of sakura into their Starbucks drinks in the form of refreshing frappes. These frappes may be unusual, but they definitely look dreamy and we can guess that they taste like a unicorn’s laughter.

    #4 McDonald’s Nutella Burger | Italy

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    Okay, pause. Stop whatever it is you are doing right now, and listen. The perfect burger does exist and it is located in the Vespa and wine capital of the world, Italy! Just when we thought that they could never top pizza, they brought us this genius treat! Italian food is simply unparalleled. Grazie, McDonald’s Italy, grazie!

    #5 Spicy fish egg flavored Pringles | Singapore and Japan

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    Spicy food is good. Fish is good. Egg is good. Pringles are good. But are spicy fish egg Pringles good? You may be grimacing now, but keep in mind that you should never judge a dish by its fish content. When you go to Japan or Singapore, you should buy a can of these Pringles and let us know what the verdict is. You might end up getting hooked on it, right? Who knows?

    #6 Dunkin’ Donuts Seaweed Sesame Pork Floss Donut | China

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    Donuts are meant to be sweet and comforting, but when in China, you need to open up your taste buds to Dunkin’ Donuts’ seaweed sesame pork floss donuts. It’s the brand’s fresh new take on savory donuts, and while the name may sound intimidating, this might just be the next big thing.

    #7 Sweet Taro Pie | Asia

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    Taro is a delicious vegetable that serves as an excellent source of fiber, and McDonald’s must’ve known this when they launched the sweet taro pie in a selection of Asian countries. Taro may not be a popular pie filling in Europe of America, but in Asia, it can give apple pie a run for its money. We feel for the McDonald’s branches that don’t have this on their menu yet.

    #8 Pizza Hut’s Cheeseburger Crust Pizza | Australia

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    This pizza has drawn mixed reactions from the public when it was launched by Pizza Hut in Australia. Yes, it may be loaded with calories that would take a few intense gym workouts to burn off, but just look at it, though! It’s pizza with cheeseburgers embedded in the crust! It’s practically a hybrid dish that answers your question when you can’t decide between eating pizza or cheeseburgers. Why not have the best of both worlds, right? Plus, we see some green bell peppers on it, and that’s a vegetable, right? See, it isn’t as unhealthy as some people paint it to be…

    #9 KFC’s Chizza | Philippines

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    Just like Pizza Hut did with their cheeseburger crust invention, KFC also tested the hybrid waters with a combination of chicken and pizza, and called it “Chizza”. If you ever wanted to eat pizza without any crust, Chizza is the one for you. The Philippines is known for its vast biodiversity, gorgeous beaches, upbeat Manila city life, and delicious food. The number of unique dishes in the Philippines has now been joined by KFC’s weird yet unexpectedly appetizing combo of chicken and pizza toppings.
    This is the future, and in the future, chicken is an acceptable form of crust.

    #10 Burger King’s Donut Burger | Israel

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    Israel is a stunning nation filled with a plethora of religious and historical sites, ecotourism, beach resorts, and adventure tourism. This country also has the most number of museums per capita on the planet.

    You know what else Israel has? The Sufgani King, also known as Burger King’s donut burger. Instead of having a traditional set of burger buns, this culinary innovation is built with a pair of donuts. But wait, there’s more! These donuts are filled with ketchup, and you haven’t truly lived until you’ve tried one!

    #11 McDonald’s Snack Al Parmigiano | Italy

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    Italy is the pizza, pasta, Vespa, and wine capital of the universe. There’s nothing like a plate of authentic Italian spaghetti to release those endorphins! While Italy is known for its rich food culture, fast food (like in any other country) is still indispensable. In true Italian style, McDonald’s offers patrons the choice to have a block of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese on the side of their burgers instead of French fries. It’s tough to give up the greasy goodness of fries, but when in Rome, do as the Romans do.

    #12 McDonald’s McKroket | The Netherlands

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    The Netherlands is a charming nation brimming with rich culture, busy cityscapes, and historical sites. This beautiful country is packed with windmills, cheese markets, colorful fields of tulips, canals of Amsterdam, masterpieces of Van Gogh, innovative water-management systems, and unprecedented flavors of food. While it may be a challenge to pick out the best Dutch cuisine, we can honestly say that the McKroket by McDonald’s sits high up in the ranks. Made with breaded beef and soft gooey cheesy mustard filling, the McKroket will make you cry happy tears.

    #13 McDonald’s McCurry Pan | India

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    India is famous for its diverse culture, colorful festivals, profound spirituality, Bollywood, and its rich culinary scene. The flavors of India are spicy, luxurious, and 100% delicious. A large number of the Indian population loves vegetarian dishes, so in order to cater to this preference, McDonald’s released the McCurry Pan. This unique cuisine is a rectangular pie shell stuffed with curry sauce and healthy veggies. Seriously, you could put curry on anything, and we’d eat it, so McCurry for the win!

    #14 Pizza Hut’s Flying Fish Roe, Salmon and Cream Cheese Stuffed Pizza | Hong Kong

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    If you want to visit a place that’s a hotspot for luxury shopping and ancient Chinese culture studies, Hong Kong is the place to be. Also, if you want to tickle your taste buds with unconventional toppings and fillings, you should take a big bite out of this flying fish roe, salmon, and cream cheese stuffed pizza. Just when we thought that anchovies were the only acceptable fish toppings, Pizza Hut swoops in to prove us wrong.

    #15 McDonald’s Macarons | Spain

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    Spain is famous for its world-renowned architecture and flavorful food. Since they can’t compromise their rep for serving up great food, McDonald’s has stepped up to the plate to upgrade their menu there too. They did this with the addition of macarons. These airy meringue and ganache-based confections are perfect for those who love an exquisite taste of sweetness. We’ll take eight boxes, thank you!

    #16 KFC’s Double Down | Philippines

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    Exactly how much meat is too much meat? Well, you’ll have your answer once you indulge in this “Double Down”. This intimidatingly attractive sandwich has eliminated the need for burger buns by replacing them with two pieces of breaded chicken. Packed with bacon, cheese, and sauce, the Double Down is either food for the gods or heart attack food. It’s up to you to decide.

    #17 Pizza Hut’s Marmite-Stuffed Crust | New Zealand

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    The picturesque landscape of New Zealand is beautiful enough to make anyone want to pack their bags and just live in this whole new world of serenity. It’s also the place to be if you want to eat pizza with marmite stuffed into its crust. We know, you’re probably wondering what marmite even is. Well, Google tells us that it’s the substance that is scraped off the beer barrels after the beer gets brewed. It may not be the healthiest option, but it is super thick and salty. If you’re brave enough to give this pizza a go, just remember it isn’t for the faint of heart (or for people with high cholesterol levels).

    #18 McDonald’s Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Fries | Japan

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    McDonald’s Japan didn’t come to play, as they just went full-blast with these chocolate pumpkin spice fries. The combination of lush chocolate and vibrant pumpkin spice was a special menu option for the Halloween season, and we somehow wish they would keep it on their menu all-year-round.

    #19 McDonald’s Spinach and Parmesan Nuggets | Italy

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    Now, before you start screaming and running in the opposite direction, sit yourself down and give these spinach and parmesan treats a chance. Aside from being massively nutritious, spinach actually tastes great when cooked right. Plus, you can rarely go wrong with parmesan. Hey, this might even be your new technique to trick your kiddos into eating leafy greens.

    #20 Domino’s Indi Tandoori Paneer Pizza | India

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    Domino’s has a knack for adjusting to the local flavors of every country they branch out to. They were definitely on to something when they invented this roti and paneer-based pizza pie. It may sound weird at first, but its rich smoky flavor is enough to make anyone move to India just to eat this pizza every day.

    #21 McDonald’s Purple Sweet Potato Soft Serve | Hong Kong

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    We know what you’re thinking; sweet potato belongs in savory stews and casserole dishes, right? But hear us out, it’s soft serve, and with soft serve flavors, there are no limits! But in case this isn’t your cup of tea, at least you got the photo for Instagram! On the other hand, we know a certain fandom that might have this purple soft serve sold out in 7.13 seconds. Right, ARMY?

    #22 Burger King’s Kuro Pearl Burger | Japan

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    Don’t rub your eyes. No, you’re not going color blind. These burgers are indeed black. And no, they were not burnt to a crisp. Rather, these edible innovations are a combination of charcoal and squid ink. We dare you to try it.

    #23 Hot Wing and Wasabi Flavored Oreo Cookies | China

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    When in China, you simply must taste all their eclectic food. This includes the hot wing and wasabi flavored Oreos. They’ll really wake you up! However, if you aren’t a big fan of spicy snacks, then you might react differently. Like, no thank you, we would rather not eat fire.

    #24 Burger King’s Pizza-Sized Burger | Japan

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    A pizza-sized burger is a dream come true for us foodies. It’s a gigantic 22-inch burger packed with 2,500 calories, yet we are not fazed. Our appetites are ready. Bring it on, Japan, bring it on.

    #25 McDonald’s Rice Burger Bun | Japan

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    Asia is a haven for culinary masterpieces. Most viands and desserts in Asian countries are highly influenced by rice (hello, mochi). Now, this rice burger bun joins the ranks of hearty rice cuisines, and while it may be unconventional, this is actually quite genius.

    #26 McDonald’s McSpaghetti | Italy and Philippines

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    If you feel like spaghetti doesn’t belong on a fast food chain’s menu, Italy and the Philippines would gladly disagree with you. McDonald’s sweet yet savory pasta offering is definitely worth a try, because why not?

    #27 McDonald’s Lobster Rolls | USA

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    Lobster has gone from fine dining to fast food in a bun at McDonald’s. This novelty was available in the Northeast areas of the US, and received mixed reactions from the customers. Overall, however, it was quite a hit, because, well… lobster. Good job, McDonald’s USA! You better release this on your global menu too!

    #28 Taco Bell’s Cap’n Crunch Delights | USA

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    When Taco Bell launched these confectionary deep-fried breakfast items coated in Crunch Berries cereal and filled with sweet milk icing, the crowd went wild. Some because they finally found the ultimate sweet tooth satisfaction and others because they were convinced that the fast food chain was out to kill them.

    #29 Wendy’s Ghost Pepper Fries | USA

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    Spicy food fans most likely already know that ghost peppers are some of the hottest peppers on this planet. The name itself should terrify you. Seriously, even touching a ghost pepper could be hazardous, so it came as quite a surprise when Wendy’s released their ghost pepper fries in the US. But loaded with cheese, diced jalapenos, and ghost pepper sauce, this savory snack is only for those who want to get an esophagus transplant.

    #30 Burger King’s Angriest Whopper | USA

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    Yes, you are correct. That is indeed the Angriest Whopper and it is angry at you for not having tried it yet! If you think that it gets it captivating red hue from food coloring, guess again! That mad gorgeous color comes from baking buns in a delicious hot sauce mix. Filled with a plethora of jalapenos and spicy sauces, Burger King’s Angriest Whopper was made for the select few who aren’t bothered by the heat. All hail the Angriest Whopper! What are you waiting for? Order one already!