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MBFF - Most Bizarre Food Flavors - 2013 Edition!

Posted Nov 8, '12 at 10:09pm

Ernie15

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FOUR beef patties?! That's the same number of patties as sported by the Quadruple Bypass Burger...

The QBB obtains a large mass of its calorie count from its contents such as both buns and all four patties being fried in pure lard. The Macho Nacho appears to be on a sourdough bun and it's definitely not fried as severely as the QBB.

It's a stomach-cruncher for sure, but I wouldn't estimate it to be more than 3,000 calories if even that.

If these burgers represent different regions, why are so many of them using Wisconsin cheeses?

It's all explained, along with why they only tell you what kind of cheese is on the burger, in the brief description of the Cheese & Burger Society. I would have linked directly to their site but I wasn't comfortable with the obnoxious little intro they decided to pop in there when you click on their link.

I'm going to switch gears for the moment from eccentric burgers to offbeat Pepsi flavors for the trillionth time.

http://www.packagingdigest.com/photo/298/298523-Pepsi_X_dragonfruit_flavor_cola.jpg

If you haven't already spotted it in the lower right-hand corner, this Pepsi variant is dragonfruit-flavored. Why I brought it up, though, is not simply just because of its unique flavor, but also because I actually got a chance to try it before the limited time expired. So how's it taste? Like Pepsi mixed with McDonald's sweet tea.

http://kittybradshaw.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/sweet_tea_trayliner.jpg

The color is also not too far off.

 

Posted Nov 10, '12 at 2:51pm

Skulltivator

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645 posts

Forget the ingredients, why is there no information at all as to where any of those burgers are served?

 

Posted Nov 10, '12 at 5:50pm

Ernie15

Ernie15

12,534 posts

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For those of you who remember the Memphis BBQ burger I mentioned briefly on page 60 (the image has failed since then; the description is below the image of the Oktoberfest burger), it may interest you to know that I finally got around to trying it.

http://www.grubgrade.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Memphis-BBQ-Burger.jpg

It was a great burger, as Carl's Jr burgers generally are, but I was disappointed by how little pork was actually on it. The image shows there being about as much pork as there is beef on the burger, but in reality there's almost no pork at all; even the onion straws take up significantly more vertical space than the pork.

I only wish I lived in the right area for BK's Memphis BBQ pulled pork sandwich to be available.

http://www.bigwaynerbbq.com/wp-content/uploads/images/Burger-Kings-Memphis-BBQ-Pulled-Pork-San_FAC6/bk-memphis-bbq.png

I also wished Europe would share its BK sandwiches with the rest of the world.

http://static2.businessinsider.com/image/504667bdecad04573b000003/burger-king-rodeo.jpg

That BBQ sandwich sporting onion rings and three beef patties would definitely be an adequate substitute for the McRib (sniff), and that Rodeo Chicken Royale would certainly also be worth trying.

Forget the ingredients, why is there no information at all as to where any of those burgers are served?

I couldn't find any information on any of them on any other site, either. I'll admit I do have my fair share of doubts about the Cheese & Burger Society.

 

Posted Nov 10, '12 at 5:57pm

tegan190

tegan190

614 posts

I wish that the pictures on the carl's Jr burgers, or any fast food restaurant were actually what they served. I went to carl's Jr a couple years ago for the Hawaii-themed burger I always saw on the TV, It looked delicious on TV but when I got there I was unpleasantly surprised with a half the size burger than I was expecting, but it's good marketing ;). Anyways, the Memphis BBQ burger looks pretty good. Never had onion rings on my burger before though.

 

Posted Nov 10, '12 at 10:09pm

Skeleton_Pilot

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1,281 posts

So how's it taste? Like Pepsi mixed with McDonald's sweet tea.

And was that a good flavor? Or was it just overwhelming sweetness lacking in flavor? Neither Pepsi nor McTea seem to have much of a flavor other than "sweet"... =P

It was a great burger, as Carl's Jr burgers generally are

Uhh... have you tried their turkey burger lately? It's like eating the inside of a pillow!

But that BBQ burger does look good... shame it wasn't at all like the advertisement tried to portray it, but I guess that's nothing new when it comes to food advertising!

@ European BK
You know it's European because they serve "chilli" cheese bites... American BK may come up with some weird stuff but they don't let spelling errors slip by in their advertisements!

It looked delicious on TV but when I got there I was unpleasantly surprised with a half the size burger than I was expecting, but it's good marketing

Fast food burgers ALWAYS look bigger in the ads than they do in real life... the Big Mac has been getting teased for years because of its diminutive size in relation to most other popular fast food burgers. The Whopper has really been letting the Big Mac have it for years now...

http://fastfoodfromtheinside.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/whopper2.jpg

But, size aside, I like both burgers because they taste good! =)

 

Posted Nov 11, '12 at 12:47am

VonHeisenbourg

VonHeisenbourg

215 posts

I don't know if this is 100% true, but a while back I went to a school assembly. This guy who was speaking said he went to Japan and in a Japanese restaurant the menu said that it was serving fish semen. This may not be a specific food flavour, but that is pretty bizarre.

 

Posted Nov 11, '12 at 1:20am

Skeleton_Pilot

Skeleton_Pilot

1,281 posts

This guy who was speaking said he went to Japan and in a Japanese restaurant the menu said that it was serving fish semen.

I just looked it up, and apparently milt (fish semen) is a delicacy in Japan! Herring milt is eaten in Russian cuisine along with the pickled herring, and tuna milt is used as a pasta topping in Sicilian cooking!

I'm not posting any images as to how it's obtained... you'll have to find those yourself! =P

 

Posted Nov 12, '12 at 2:14am

Ernie15

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Just got back from Outback Steakhouse. I honestly did not think I could eat as many greasy appetizers as I did and still be hungry for wood fire-grilled seafood, but I guess I learn something new about my stomach every day.

Among the various appetizers that my group ordered (yes, I was with a group; believe me, I'm as shocked as you are) were deep-fried mushrooms and bacon cheese fries, but my personal favorite was Outback's signature dish, the Bloomin' Onion.

http://cdn.inquisitr.com/wp-content/2010/11/veterans-day-2010-freebies.jpg

It's basically a deep-fried onion, but it's cut specially to give it that "blooming" appearance. I'm not sure if it was incredibly delicious or filled with MSG, but nobody else really wanted it, so I ended up eating almost the whole thing on my own. At 1,949 calories, I have to say I'm impressed with myself.

It looked delicious on TV but when I got there I was unpleasantly surprised with a half the size burger than I was expecting

Gravity doesn't seem to exist in the world of burger advertisements. In the ads, all the ingredients are equally prominent because they're separated from one another almost unnaturally. In reality, the top bun falls over the rest of the burger and squishes everything together.

So it isn't so much a larger burger in the ads as it is a taller burger.

Uhh... have you tried their turkey burger lately? It's like eating the inside of a pillow!

I always forget about that one. It is remarkably flavorless, even for a turkey burger. I'm going to go out on a limb and say you read Men's Health magazine.

the Big Mac has been getting teased for years because of its diminutive size in relation to most other popular fast food burgers.

Again, it's easy to make a burger look big if it's taller than it is wide. The Big Mac is an example of a burger that can potentially look massive in a photograph because it gives off the illusion of being tall.

However, you have to respect the Big Mac because, while other burgers have gotten larger over the years to appeal to, shall we say, larger people, the Big Mac has remained the same size since it was introduced in 1967. I'm sure it was a reasonably big burger for its time.

Last time I had a Big Mac was June 2011. I could go for one right now if I wasn't so full from that Bloomin' Onion.

This guy who was speaking said he went to Japan and in a Japanese restaurant the menu said that it was serving fish semen.

They serve fish eggs, why not serve the fertilizer to go with it?

Just as long as they're served separately. I'd feel like a birth control pill if I ate the two together.

 

Posted Nov 12, '12 at 2:27am

tegan190

tegan190

614 posts

http://i863.photobucket.com/albums/ab198/tegan190/Armor%20games%20Pics/Boogers.jpg I tried these "boogers" the other day and they were horrible. tasted like a watered down can of sprite, in gummy form. not to mention they were called boogers, which made it even harder to eat without gagging. not trying those again for sure.

http://i863.photobucket.com/albums/ab198/tegan190/Armor%20games%20Pics/Chicken.jpg
Kids at my school constantly eat these, they say they taste like mango, but I don't understand the chicken. I thought they were chicken flavor, and im not completely sure there not. I think i'll try these soon, kids at school sell them.

 

Posted Nov 12, '12 at 2:58am

Skeleton_Pilot

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1,281 posts

At 1,949 calories, I have to say I'm impressed with myself.

It does look pretty good, but I think it's your heart that will be blooming if you become addicted to calorie counts like that!

However, you have to respect the Big Mac because, while other burgers have gotten larger over the years to appeal to, shall we say, larger people, the Big Mac has remained the same size since it was introduced in 1967.

*salutes Big Mac*

God Bless America.

@ Boogers
Just another weird candy made to gross people out... though from the description you've given, it does sound better than Bertie Bott's booger bean, which just tastes like a plastic Ziploc bag!

 
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