McDonald’s, as a global brand, has varying menus all over the world. This year, the fast food giant will be bringing Filipinos bits and pieces of food items from around the globe, starting with the Land of the Rising Sun.
Among the 35 unique menu items from McDonald’s Japan, four were chosen and will be available in the Philippines starting today. There are two new limited-edition burgers, a french fry flavor, and a float, lifted from the East Asian
The first sandwich, the Ebi Burger, has a crunchy tempura-coated shrimp patty (yes, there are actual shrimps inside), sweet sauce and lettuce, all between a black and white sesame seed bun. It is a good sandwich for those looking for a light yet filling snack, and as an option for the coming lent.
True to its name, the Teriyaki Samurai Burger,
These burgers are best paired with the Nori Shake Shake Fries. It’s McDo’s “world famous fries” but with a subtle sweet and salty seaweed-flavoring. It’s very similar to your usual sour cream fries, but without the sour. There’s a strong nori smell but it doesn’t taste fishy at all.
For the drinks, the Strawberry Sakura
McDonald’s Philippines Marketing Director, Christina D. Lao, said, “The timing is right, people would actually tag us on Twitter and even Instagram showing the photos of what they ate in other McDonalds’ stores. So we decided, why don’t we introduce it this year. Talagang
She adds, “This is the beginning of the other flavors of McDonald’s. Instead of going out or abroad, you know we’re a global brand, so we’re bringing in global experiences available in other countries. We started off with McDonalds NXTGEN, redefining the quick service restaurant experience. It’s not your usual order. We continue to bring world-class experiences and food to the Filipino consumers.”
Each burger may be purchased a la carte for
The Flavors of Japan products are available for dine-in, take-out,