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There’s an entire museum dedicated to it

There’s an entire museum dedicated to it
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In North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Pittsburgh, McDonald’s Big Mac enthusiasts can visit the world’s only Big Mac Museum. Jim Delligatti, the Big Mac’s original creator, and his son Mike developed the museum in 2007. It features attractions like a 426-metre Big Mac statue, historical memorabilia (including a Big Mac bun-toaster from the 1970s), and, of course, a McDonald’s restaurant.

Pittsburgh renamed itself after the Big Mac

Pittsburgh renamed itself after the Big Mac
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Temporarily, yes, but they still did it! In September 1992, in honour of the burger’s 25th anniversary, Pittsburgh became “Big Mac, U.S.A.” for a single day. It was a tribute to the city’s proximity to Uniontown, the Big Mac’s birthplace.

Kazakhstan was the most recent country to start selling it

Kazakhstan was the most recent country to start selling it
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“More than 100 countries serve the Big Mac, including Kazakhstan, which most recently added it to menus in 2016,” Miesle told Reader’s Digest. The Central Asian nation’s first Mickey D’s opened on March 8, 2016, in the capital city of Astana to a large, eager crowd. As of August 2018, Kazakhstan is the 120th country to open a McDonald’s, but only the first in the region of Central Asia.

You can get plenty of variations around the world

You can get plenty of variations around the world
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McDonald’s locations in India, where the cow is a sacred animal, offer the Chicken Maharaja Mac, which swaps the hamburgers for chicken patties. In Israel, a kosher version of the McDonald’s Big Mac is available in some cities; it’s free of cheese and also uses kosher meat. Even some American states have their own special Mac variants. For instance, the Denali Mac is something of a “secret menu item” that’s only available in Alaska. Seeking to prove that “everything’s bigger” there, this burger uses two quarter-pound patties instead of the traditional 1.6-ounce patties and throws in some extra special sauce for good measure.

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Source: RD.com

 

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