McDonald’s currently has over 32,000 restaurants in 119 countries serving famous Big Macs. A large part of their international success is from their ability to cater their menu to local customers by inventing new region-based food items.
From Japan to India, here’s 10 of the best McDonald’s meals that we can’t buy:
A deep-fried patty of beet ragout on a bun for $2.50
Basically a McMuffin minus the egg with refried beans, cheese and pico de gallo atop a muffin.
Poland: The WiesMac
A quarter-pound beef patty served with mustard and horseradish sauce on a sesame bun.
France: Croque McDo
An open-faced ham and cheese sandwich served for breakfast.
Morocco: The McArabia
A cumin-spiced flatbread beef sandwich priced at $6.50.
China: Prosperity Burger
A beef sandwich smothered in black pepper sauce and onions only sold around the Chinese New Year.
Thailland: Samurai Pork Burger
A pork patty marinated in Teriyaki sauce and smothered in peppers.
A Kofte (a type of Turkish kebab) made with mint and parsley.
India: BigSpicy Paneer Wrap
Made with breaded paneer and South Asian cheese wrapped up in a thin tortilla.
Japan: Ebi Filet-O
A burger patty made with breaded shrimp, modeled after shrimp tempura.