The internet is equal parts fascinated and disgusted by this burger served on North Korea's public airline, Koryo Airlines.
The "Koryo burger" is the only thing on the menu, and is a bit of a legend for jet-setters and foodies worldwide. It boasts a patty made of mystery meat, processed cheese, and few shreds of cabbage, a wilted lettuce leaf and an unidentified watery, thin, brown-red sauce.
For years, the internet warred over what the burger was actually made of, but the majority of people deduced that the patty must be pork. Simon Cockerell, the general manager of the Beijing-based travel company Koryo Tours, finally put rumors to rest and claimed that it's actually chicken.
However, when journalist Jonathan Kaiman of the LA Times reached out to a representative at Air Koryo’s Beijing office, they could not confirm the type of meat.
The few who got to experience the burger firsthand have had similar culinary experiences: they report the bun stale, the patty crumbly, and the temperature of the meat to be room temperature to cold. Also, it is always served on a paper doily.
According to Munchies, the vegetarian option is "don't eat the burger."
Would you try the Koryo burger?