6 International Fast Food Items We’re Jealous Of

As healthy as you may (or may not) eat in college, every once in a while you have to let yourself indulge in a little fast food. Whether it’s because you’re craving something greasy, or you just need a cheap meal, sometimes there’s that one menu item that you just have to have. But what if we told you that fast food chains in America are missing out on some seriously amazing menu items? From breakfast to dessert, here are some fast food favorites that we wish were sold in America:                 


 1. Starbucks: Asian Dolce Latte 

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Across the Asia Pacific region, Starbucks offers the Asian Dolce Latte. This drink, marketed with the tagline, “Inspired by Asia, created by Starbucks,” originated in Vietnam. It is known for its strong coffee flavor and its “smooth and velvety” texture. The Asian Dolce Latte has two shots of espresso, steamed milk, and “Dolce Sauce” (a sauce made from different types of milk). Additionally, this latte can be topped with espresso whipped cream and espresso powder. 


2. Dunkin’: The Mozart

Photo via http://dunkindonuts.bg/en/menu/product/7-Mozart 

In Bulgaria, Dunkin’ has a donut flavor that just has to be brought to the U.S. The Mozart is a yeast donut covered with chocolate frosting. Instead of the classic sprinkles, The Mozart is topped with chocolate curls. It’s the perfect donut to order when you’re craving a little extra chocolate in the morning.


3. McDonald’s: Various French Fries

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McDonald’s fries are already a well-loved classic in America. So how could they possibly be made any better? In a few countries around the world, McDonalds seems to have found how to do just that. In France, Australia, and a few other countries, you can order thick potato wedges for your side of fries. The Philippines and Singapore offer curly fries, and Australia even has sweet potato fries!


4. Wendy’s: Broccoli Cheddar Cheese Sauce Baked Potato

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While you can get a Wendy’s baked potato in the US, certain combinations aren’t available here. One of those is the Broccoli Cheddar Cheese Sauce Baked Potato, found at Wendy’s locations in Canada. This mouth-watering dish consists of a baked potato covered in cheese sauce and bits of broccoli. You can order this item as a side, but it’s also perfect all on its own. 


5. Kentucky Fried Chicken: Poutine

Photo via https://www.kfc.ca/full-menu

A Canadian classic, poutine can be found at many fast food joints in Canada, including KFC. Poutine is a dish made of french fries topped with cheese curds and brown gravy. It originated in Quebec, but is now a wide-spread favorite amongst Canadians. If you ever visit Canada, poutine is a must-try food item.


6. McDonald’s: Macarons

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Last but not least is a cute and amazingly inexpensive treat from McDonald’s. The McCafé in France, as well as a few other select countries, offers macarons, a dessert that is typically associated with small, expensive French pastry shops. These sweet menu items are both delicious and Instagram-worthy! The available flavors are: Cassis (a black currant flavor), Chocolate Gingerbread, Salted Butter Caramel, Cherry, Chocolate, Raspberry, Pistachio, and Vanilla. 


When trying out local delicacies in your future travels, don’t forget to add a quirky fast food item to the list! 


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