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Photos: 8 Foreign Fast-Food Chains You Need to Know

Ever wonder what qualifies as "fast food" in other countries? From salmon-roe pancakes in Russia to rib burgers in South Africa, you might be surprised by the answers. Here are eight chains you shouldn't miss.

By Sean O'Neill, Tuesday, Aug 30, 2011, 12:00 PM

Source Article: Photos: 8 Foreign Fast-Food Chains You Need to Know

Steers

One of the 483 Steers restaurants in South Africa.

(Courtesy Steers)

Steers

The rib burger and chips is the most popular order at Steers in South Africa and goes for 32.95 rand, or about $4.50.

(Courtesy Steers)

Albaik

Albaik in Saudi Arabia.

(Courtesy Albaik)

Albaik

The four-piece chicken meal (mild or spicy) with garlic sauce, French fries, and bread—the most popular order at Albaik, in Saudi Arabia—costs 12 riyal, or about $3.25.

(Courtesy Albaik)

Nordsee

Nordsee in Germany.

(Courtesy Nordsee)

Nordsee

The Nordsee Plate, with steamed codfish fillets in a mustard sauce with chives, mixed vegetables, and parsley baby potatoes—for 8 euros, or about $11.50—is the most popular order at Nordsee, in Germany.

(Courtesy Nordsee)

Nordsee

Nordsee in Germany.

(Courtesy Nordsee)

Teremok

Teremok in Russia.

(Courtesy Teremok)

Teremok

A blini filled with red caviar or salmon roe—which costs 240 rubles, or about $8.30—is the most popular item at Teremok in Russia.

(Courtesy Teremok)

Giraffas

Giraffas in Brazil.

(Courtesy Giraffas)

Giraffas

In acknowledgment of national preferences in Brazil, the food at Giraffas is usually presented on open plates, not in cardboard boxes, for guests eating in-house.

(Courtesy Giraffas)

Kaati Zone

Kaati Zone in India.

(Courtesy Kaati Zone)

Kaati Zone

The Kaati Zone in India specializes in kaati rolls: unleavened flat bread that's been lightly fried and coated with egg, then stuffed with meat or vegetarian fillings.

(Courtesy Kaati Zone)

Mr. Lees

By 2010, Mr. Lee had 400 locations in 19 provinces across China.

(Courtesy Mr. Lees)

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