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17 times Irish fast food peaked in 2016

Bon appetit.

1. Way back in January, Aaron’s Takeaway in Tipperary began 2016 as they meant to go on – with this 4ft wrap creation

wrap Source: Aaron's Takeaway

Groundbreaking.

It’s Ireland’s largest wrap, we understand.

2. In the same month, a Limerick chef made a leap in 2016 fusion cuisine with the bacon and cabbage chips

baconcabbage Source: Imgur

3. It was early this year that Walsh’s Bakehouse in Waterford invented the Blaa-guette - a hybrid of a blaa and a baguette

blaaguette Source: Twitter

4. A takeaway in Tyrone introduced the “pizza munchy box” to their menu

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5. And a Wicklow takeaway did a breakfast version

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6. Poutine was finally introduced to Ireland in early February

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7. McDaid’s Bakery in Derry started making giant versions of cream cakes

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8. Legendary Dublin pub The Gravediggers invented the “Irish spring roll”

springroll3 Source: The Gravediggers

Which is ham, cabbage and spuds – all in a traditional spring roll coating.

9. While a place in Dalkey made their own “cheeseburger spring rolls”

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10. Look at this full Irish breakfast pizza from Platform in Bray

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11. And this Coco Pops French Toast was spotted in Dublin

12. GBK brought us the Mikado milkshake

mikado Source: GBK

13. And there was, of course, the Terry’s Chocolate Orange McFlurry

terrys Source: McDonalds

14. When Burger King launched these red burgers, the novelty market was nearly saturated

The angriest whopper! Not a fast food guy but this wasn't bad! #angriestwhopper #whopper #burgerking Source: Instagram/caulen

15. But then KFC released the “O’Sanders burger” exclusively here

o'sanders Source: KFC.ie

And it was pretty Irish:

Original recipe chicken, in an Irish Pride bun,with onion rings, cheese slice with Cork Cheddar and a BBQ sauce

16. And “cheese and onion fries” too

o'sanders2 Source: KFC.ie

17. And finally… that time Aaron’s Takeaway went above and beyond with this monstrosity

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What a year for gourmet fine-dining fast food.

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