McDonald’s menu adds an interesting new side dish
French fries are the perfect companion to any restaurant meal, sandwich or burger. However, a global shortage of fry caused by supply chain issues has caused fast food establishments to rush for other side dish options, just as tasty, to keep customers happy.
McDonald’s MCD He even had to take large fry from the menu in some countries. When Brands International’s Restaurant QSR Burger King was short of fries, it did something we didn’t see coming. To recreate the famous French fries at its restaurants in Japan, Burger King offered what it calls an “almost potato group” consisting of a burger and fried ramen noodles as a side dish. However, there is good news for you, the potato supply chain problem has not affected the United States.
McDonald’s has a lot of interesting side dishes that vary from country to country, often serving as an important folk dish for the country. On July 20, the company introduced a new side dish: Japanese curry rice.
McDonald’s has different kind of side dishes
Is Japanese curry rice available in Japanese McDonald’s? no. Ironically, it is only available in Thailand. Ten years ago, McDonald’s had curry rice in Thailand, but it was Thai curry. This time, they chose Japanese curry rice.
You can order your Japanese curry rice from a smart McDonald’s machine in the store, where they can take your order without having to place your order with a staff member. These systems are not yet widespread in Japan, so McDonald’s are somewhat futuristic systems.
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There are two types of Japanese curry rice on the McDonald’s menu. One is Japanese fried chicken curry rice, and the second is fried chicken curry rice with eggs. The first is $2.42 and the second is $2.96. You can also make it a meal with chicken nuggets, stir-fry and a drink for $4.05 and $4.59.
Curry rice comes in a black plastic box with fried chicken and rice on one side and a shallow curry tray on the other side, some vegetables in it.
McDonald’s is not known to make changes or additions to its side menu in the US, it knows its customers love what’s already on the menu, and McDonald’s has been successful in the US despite adding new side dishes regularly. What they added the most was Shaker Fries, a flavored condiment packet that you can put on your French fries and smoky nacho cheese sauce, but these are no longer available.
McDonald’s has sides around the world
McDonald’s in other countries often adds new side dishes to reflect an important cultural meal in that country. For example, Australian McDonald’s has ham and cheese pockets, while Chinese McDonald’s has red bean and red bean tea.
The current menu on the US McDonald’s website is the world famous French fries and apple slices for the health of your child’s meal. The strategy seems to be working with McDonald’s of America because it is the largest and most popular fast food chain in America.
Burger King comes in handy with sides, including onion rings, jalapeño cheddar strips, mozzarella sticks, and cheese sticks. However, McDonald’s did not offer the onion ring side to compete with Burger King in the onion ring battle.