Fantasy fast-food mashups inspired by the McWhopper
Burger King had this incredible idea of promoting peace by “proposing a burger war ceasefire to join forces with McDonald's on Peace Day (Sept. 21) and create the McWhopper.” It really is a genius plan to raise awareness for both brands and “feed the discussion” on peace. But McDonald's isn't having it – apparently, they aren't ready to “end the beef, with beef.”
So that “unthinkable burger” isn't happening and it's quite disappointing. But the proposal itself is quite inspiring. And that's why The Gist got a bit imaginative and came up with these fantasy fast-food mashups that sound so delicious – at least, in theory.
(Wendy's x McDonald's)
Wendy's Baconator has two quarter-pound beef patties, six bacon strips, cheese, ketchup and mayo, while McDonald's McRib is composed of a pork patty, barbecue sauce, onions and pickles. Now picture all of that in a single bun trying its very hardest to keep it together! #heartattack
Original Recipe Inasal
(KFC x Mang Inasal)
These are two chicken recipes that we love. KFC's Original Recipe, with its signature 11 herbs and spices and deep-fried to perfection, is an international favorite; our local grilled chicken inasal is a truly Asian savory dish. These two are opposites and we're curious how it will play out if we use KFC's ingredients and prepare the chicken the inasal way.
Bunch of Lunch with Palabok
(Shakey's x Jollibee)
Shakey's Bunch of Lunch is one of the pizza place's most popular offerings because it's a sampler of its best sellers – chicken, spaghetti, garlic bread, a slice of Hawaiian and Mojos – and it's affordable. Now imagine if they get Jollibee's Palabok Fiesta to replace the spaghetti. Nom nom nom!
Honeycomb Crunch Ultimate Mocha Frappuccino Ice Blended
(Starbucks x The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf)
This would be a dream come true. We like the new Honeycomb Crunch Mocha Frappuccino from Starbucks. But we're not too crazy about the “mocha” part of it. We do, however, love The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf's The Ultimate because of its bits of chocolate-covered espresso beans. Imagine the burst of flavors if we combine the two. Taste bud orgasm!
Nai Cha Frosty
(ChowKing x Wendy's)
Nai Cha is an iced milk tea drink. Frosty is a frozen dessert. Put them together as a frozen milk tea dessert and you've got a taste of heaven!
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