By Matthew Yglesias
I don’t want to make it seem as if I can’t think of any food that isn’t fast food, but I’m sort of obsessed with the subject of the subtle differences in McDonaldses from country to country. Blame having watched Pulp Fiction too much as a kid, or the fact that I spent the summer of 1998 in Nizhny Novgorod at a time when a Tsarburger (i.e., quarter pounder) was the only relief from Russia’s “wall of dill” approach to cuisine. Whatever the reason, I enjoyed these photos from the Food Network, including Hong Kong’s Sausage & Egg Twisty Pasta:
The McArabia and the McTurko both seem like pretty good ideas. And Double Beef Prosperity Burger is a sufficiently funny name that I think someone, somewhere should start using the name for something.