McDonald's Is Releasing a Crab Burger in Japan

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Does Sponge Bob know? Should we tell him? Say hello to McDonald's Crab Croquette Burger.

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According to Model Press, the burger's croquette is made with snow crab and mushrooms and served with a tomato sauce and lettuce on Ciabatta bread. Note that McDonald's Japan is calling the sandwich a burger.

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Crab croquettes (カニクリームコロッケ) are fairly common in Japan, so that in itself is not unusual. I'm a fan of them! That's why it's actually kind of cool to see a crab croquette burger at McDonald's.

So yes, it certainly seems like this meal could be good and is nowhere near a daunting as the snow crab burger that Wendy's offered in Japan a while back.

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マクドナルド、贅沢な新バーガー登場 [Model Press]

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