Trying McDonald's in Germany

 

There is no arguing that Berlin, Germany is filled with historic landmarks, culture, and general awesomeness. The city has a great multicultural vibe, and their fair share of Michelin Star restaurants (I even ate at one, but more on that in another Berlin post). With all that said, I won’t let that stop me from getting real. Really real. McDonald’s real. Let’s get down to fast food business, Berlin style, and see what trying McDonald’s in Germany is all about. For the record, this was located at Checkpoint Charlie, and I will of course have more on that in another post. Ok, let’s eat!

McRib

The McRib is a classic, here one day gone the next part of the McDonald’s menu. It had been a while since I’ve had one, so I figure, where better than Berlin to give it another go. The quality and presentation was pretty good. A little too much McRib sauce, but it’s how I remembered it. I like the addition of pickles and red onions. It makes almost any sandwich better in my opinion. I’m good with the McRib for a while, but I think it’s a once every 10 years thing for me.

Photo: Flickr

Photo: Flickr

Bacon & Egg Burger

The Bacon & Egg burger at McDonald’s is part of The Signature Collection. It seems that this collection is a little more elevated and higher quality as far as what the standards are at McDonald’s. Normally I would roll my eyes at the notion but I have to say the presentation was pretty impressive, and the taste was pretty good. I was into the brioche bun, and felt that really made the difference. I’m also down with egg on a burger.

Photo: burgerlad.com

Photo: burgerlad.com

Waffle Fries

Waffle fries are fine. I prefer shoestring any day, but since McDonald’s in the US doesn’t have them (as far as I know), I figured I would get crazy and get them. They were fine. They are what they are. Tried them with the curry sauce and sour cream and onion. I like the curry sauce but honestly I’m a ketchup diehard.

Photo: Shemazing.com

Photo: Shemazing.com


Apple Pie

I love apple pie through and though. The apple pie at McDonald’s in Berlin really rocked my world. I honestly don’t know if it’s standard, but it was flaky which I dig. The apple pie I remember at McDonald’s in the states was just ok. I was excited to see a blueberry pie, but unfortunately it had the word cheesecake after it, which is something I don’t mess with.

Photo: geschmacks.com

Photo: geschmacks.com

If you are into visuals, check out the video of us trying McDonald’s in Germany!