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The Week in International Intrigue: Man Salads, Standing Restaurants, Turkey Burgers

Man salad

The founders of Australian SumoSalad must not read The New York Times because they think Americans lack healthy lunch options like
If the chain wants to get with it, it should really consider chopping these
piles of lettuce, chicken, egg and avocado up
instead of giving them names like
Man Salad.

I would say that standing-only restaurants must be a Japanese thing, but then that wouldn't explain tapas bars as actually experienced in Spain. No matter, by year's end NYC will likely have an Oreno Kappo, just one of many in a chain of standing restaurants from the Tokyo-based Ore no Corporation.

London wouldn't be the first international location for
Fatty Crab (that would be Hong Kong) though it seems to be the first non-US
branch under the new partnership with restaurateur Stephen Starr.
I'm most
interested in what the "city-specific menus" might entail. Banh mi on baps, I hope.

As soon as Manhattan receives a Fatburger, so does Istanbul.

Pollo Tropical opening in the Dominican Republic  doesn't seem so odd considering it's a
Caribbean-themed chain anyway.


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