10 strange fast food items abroad

In the US, fast food can get pretty predictable: Burgers, fries, chicken, and a taco or a fish sandwich, if you’re feeling adventurous. Leave it to our international brethren to show us how to loosen up and live a little. Take a look at ten wacky fast food items from around the world.

By , Correspondent

2. Darth Vader burger (Quick, France)

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    The "Dark Vador" burger was available in Quick restaurants across France earlier in the year.
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Ok, so it was a promotional gimmick, and it didn’t last long. But for about a month, the French fast food chain Quick offered a “Darth Vader burger,” complete with a black bun. The burger was part of a promotion for “Star Wars: Phantom Menace 3D.” As the Monitor’s Laurent Belsie wrote back in January:

 “It's structured like a Big Mac. It could almost pass for a Big Mac, except that the bun is ... well ... black. Not blackened, totally black. Like two well-formed pieces of charcoal.”

The promotion also included a Darth Maul burger with a bright red bun, as well as a Jedi burger, with a regular bun.

Would we eat it?: With our eyes closed, probably.

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