McDonald’s Adds Sweet Potato Fries, Halloumi to Menu, But Only in Chicago

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McDonald’s has been offering international menu items at its Chicago flagship restaurant for the past year, and now the company has announced a new lineup of offerings for the Windy City. In addition to classic items including the Big Mac, Chicken Nuggets and fries, diners visiting this massive and futuristic location can now order flavors from Cyprus, Germany, France, the Netherlands and South Korea.

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Here’s a look at what’s on the brand new menu:

Halloumi Muffin

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The Halloumi Muffin from Cyprus (an island nation in the Eastern Mediterranean) is a breakfast sandwich with a slice of grilled Halloumi cheese, Roma tomato slices and lettuce on a toasted and buttered English muffin that can be served with or without bacon

1955 Burger

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The 1955 Burger from Germany includes a beef patty, seasoned ketchup, grilled onions, bacon, tomatoes, lettuce and “a special 1955 sauce” on a sesame seed-topped bun.

CBO

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The CBO stands for "chicken, bacon and onion," and hails from France. It’s built with crispy chicken, bacon and pepper-flavored cheese, two half strips of bacon, lettuce, fried onion straws and a special sauce on a square bun topped with toasted onions and sesame seeds.

Manhattan Salad
The Manhattan Salad is not from New York City, but from France. It’s made with a mix of baby kale, romaine and spring lettuce topped with grape tomatoes, dried cranberries, sliced apples and bleu cheese dressing. Customers can order it with sliced grilled or crispy chicken and a breadstick.

“I’m Greeking Out” Salad
The “I’m Greeking Out” Salad is from Canada, and features a mix of lettuce with sliced cucumbers, red pepper strips, crumbled feta, seasoned couscous, herb and garlic pita chips, a choice of sliced grilled or crispy chicken, and Greek dressing (but you can switch that out for something else that you would prefer).

Sweet Potato Fries

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Sweet potato fries are a hot commodity in restaurants around the U.S., but McDonald’s version comes all the way from the Netherlands. These can be added as a side to any order.

Caramel Dipped Cone

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The Caramel Dipped Cone is the only new dessert item on McDonald’s International Menu. It comes from South Korea and features the Golden Arches’ vanilla, chocolate or twist soft serve ice cream dipped in a caramel shell topping.

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If you’re in Chicago and want to try one (or all) of these for yourself, head to McDonald’s HQ at 1035 W. Randolph St. between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. any day of the week. Those elsewhere can still have a unique fast food experience at one of the 20 craziest, strangest and most extravagant McDonald’s around the world.