Burger King releases black burger with bamboo charcoal cheese and squid ink sauce in Japan

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  1. uggboy
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    I used to work at BK.. can't quite imagine selling that, but have to give credit where credit is do for the marketing group trying something.. Unique...
     
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    Looks good to me.
     
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    But would you buy one?
     
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    Probably not, simply because the prices range from $4.50 to $7.50 USD. Add a drink and you're up to $10.00. I know Tokyo is expensive, but I'd rather try to find an inexpensive unique local place, maybe a noodle shop, in which to spend my Yen.

    I'm very wary of BK, McD, etc. when traveling outside the US. (and even domestically, BK quality has gone down the past 4 years, and McD prices have shot up).
     
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    If you are in Singapore, the fast foods are well regulated and safe. I know what you meant about better use of money for a more Japanese meal. I would have choose a noodle store or a sushi place as well.
     
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    I haven't tried this burger yet, but I do like their "Angry Burger"
     
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    Dang. Just left Tokyo. I never ever eat at BK or any other fast food joint, but this would be cool to atleast take a picture of
     
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    Saizeria Restaurant in Japan also offers a black squid ink meal now.
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    I'd eat both - without mayonnaise - but with a Pepsi Cucumber to boot.
     
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    If the prices were better, would you try this? Honestly, I know I wouldn't. It looks like they've just completely burned the burger.
     
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    It actually looks good to me and I'd be willing to try it... except that I much prefer to go to small locally owned places, not franchise operations. However, to conserve time while traveling I'd be tempted to pop in there and give it a go.
     
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    McDonalds in Japan has now joined the "dark side" with it's Halloween inspired Squid Ink Burger.
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    Somehow the McDonald one looks more appetizing...
     
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    Broke down and tried the Ikasumi (squid ink) burger at McDonald's. The meal price is 730 yen.

    It was kind of good. But looks a bit dried out.
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    Now at Narita Airport.
    Was contemplating on buying this when passing the McDonald.
    In the end, decided to head for a SkyClub instead...

    How was it?
     
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    It was good. Not the best burger ever but wasn't expecting much from Mcdonald's
     
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