Burger chains have come to a great distance, now providing a wide selection of choices for all, regardless of your dietary choice. Take the meatless Whopper. It turned heads and left style buds curious. Now Burger King has launched the Chip Butty, a patty-much less sandwich with french fries, mayo, and ketchup wedged in between two buns.
The inspiration behind the brand new sandwich got here from a cheerful “culinary accident” with one of many chain’s cooks, in accordance with a message Burger King New Zealand posted to its Fb web page earlier this month. With that accident, in got here the thought for the Chip Butty and Chip Butty with bacon.
It’s solely out there to New Zealand clients proper now for $2 ($1.27 USD), and it’s unclear if it is going to make its approach to different markets sooner or later. Whereas this idea is new to Burger King, the patty-much less sandwich isn’t a brand new one. Chip Buttys have been here for years and are generally discovered at fish and chip retailers throughout the UK and Ireland. Substances embody mayonnaise, ketchup, cheese, sizzling sauce, and malt vinegar, relying on your desire.
The great individuals of social media ate up Burger King’s idea, flooding Twitter with opinions and feedback. Some skeptical, others intrigued. However maybe essentially the most notable response got here from none aside from one among Burger King’s rivals.
Wendy’s spent little time throwing shade, tweeting, “When actually something can be higher on a bun than their beef.” And the insults didn’t cease there. As more individuals replied to the Twitter thread, Wendy’s popped again within the dialog to deliver some more jabs. Burger King hasn’t responded but to all of the commentary.