She’ll have a McDonald’s hamburger — but hold the burger.
A Toronto woman’s bizarre fast-food order is making the rounds on social media after she requested one hamburger sans bun, with no mustard, onions, pickles or beef patty.
What she did want, though — and this was very specific — were two packets of Heinz ketchup in a take-out box.
It was an order that would put Meg Ryan’s ‘When Harry Met Sally’ character — who made custom alterations to a food order — to shame.
The woman’s husband posted the McDonald’s receipt to Instagram.
“So we had a few drinks last night @katievandemark decides a McDonald’s hamburger will cure her hangover,” he wrote.
“Now, Katie is the type of person who will make modifications to a classic — “no pickles, no onions” etc. So this is what she ordered “no pickles, no onions, no mustard, no bun, no patty” …they literally sent us 2 ketchup packets!!!! hahahahaha.”
His wife commented on the post: “#Whoops.”
In January, Buzzfeed published a story about weird orders people asked baristas or cooks to prepare.
One person responded, “Big Mac without the meat.”
A worker at Dunkin’ Donuts said a customer once asked for a large coffee with 15 creams and 15 sugars.
“They specified they wanted the liquid, pure corn syrup sugar, too,” the worker said. “The cup was about 2/3 full before putting a drop of coffee in. Thinking about it still makes my stomach turn.”
Perhaps one of the earliest odd food order gone viral was in 2007, when TV producer Steve Molaro ordered a pizza from Domino’s in the U.S. using their unique input system to see whether the toppings would accurately arrive on the left or right side of the pie.
“Like anyone using the online system, he made his selections with a set of radio buttons labelled ‘whole,’ ‘left,’ ‘right,’ and ‘none.’ He selected ‘none’ cheese. He selected ‘none’ sauce. And he selected ‘left’ beef,” according to Gizmodo . “Thus was born what is arguably the Internet’s most famous pizza: None Pizza with Left Beef.”
“The whole pizza was so small and light it must have shifted during delivery,” Molaro wrote at the time on his blog, The Sneeze .
“And the little beef pellets didn’t have any sauce or cheese to hang on to, so a few lost their footing from the left half.”
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