Mountains Of Fries! Potato Parties! A Super “Matomeruko Easy!” Fast Food Follies From Asia!

Time For A Mega Korean French Fry Party!


What – you thought I was KIDDING?!?!?!?!

It’s An Asian “Potato Party!”

Here is the story from eater: “Because ordering obscene amounts of french fries at McDonald’s and sharing them among friends is apparently a thing kids are doing in Japan and Korea these days, a group of kids recently got kicked out of a McDonald’s in Korea for ordering $250 worth of fries!”

french fry party

According to “RocketNews24”, McDonald’s has recently unleashed a promotion in Japan and Korea offering a large-size order of fries on the cheap, which naturally means that teenagers going in and order as many as possible. They are called “Potato Parties!”


This particular group supposedly dropped 270,000 won ($250) on McDonald’s fries, spreading them out across a large table on their trays. This, of course, caused a lot of delays at the restaurant and a whole lot of anger until “a McDonald’s worker decided he had had enough of these shenanigans and told the kids, ‘Stop causing trouble, you brats! Get out of here!'”


But no, these french fry hounding teens are not been treated as the heroes they are. As it so happens, the Internet has apparently sided with the Man on this one, which some commenters writing that the kids should be reported to McDonald’s headquarters and others writing, “I’d cry if this happened in my local store.”

Japanese potato party

Check out the whole story at the RocketNews24 website below:

But There’s More!

Here is ANOTHER great story from “RocketNews24”!

hamburger stack

You know that we at RocketNews24 love to do crazy things with McDonald’s foods, like cooking a Big Mac Value Meal in a rice cooker or ordering different burgers without the buns.This time, we did a little experimenting with 10 McDonalds hamburgers and a unique cooking product that we’ve been fascinated with, called “Matomeruko Easy” (which would roughly translate to “Easy Mix-N-Solidify Powder” in English).

hamburger stack

The “Matomeruko Easy” is an amazing powder which, according to the sales copy, lets you “mix and combine your usual meal into a soft solid form“. It’s supposed to be very easy to use – all you need to do is mix food, water and the powder in a blender, and voila, you have a new food with a jello-like consistency. But is this powder for real? We decided to find out by buying 10 McDonald’s hamburgers and making one giant hamburger out of them using the Matomeruko powder.


Here’s what we did. First, we separated the 10 hamburgers into 4 different parts – 2 separate piles of buns, the hamburger patties and the pickles. Then, we processed each part in a blender, and then we put all the components together to create a giant-sized hamburger. The most difficult part actually was blending the buns.


When we just threw the buns and the water and powder into the blender, the blades didn’t rotate smoothly at all, and we ended up having to adjust the amount of bread and water multiple times before we were able to blend the ingredients. It wasn’t exactly easy, but in the end, we managed to create one huge hamburger as planned!

mega hamburger

Read the entire story and see all the behind-the-scenes pics here!

They seem to have a whole slew of interesting stories from the far east…nice job, Rocket boys!

Categories: BACON, Food, Food Review, Hamburgers, Recipes, Restaurants, Technology, Tokyo!, Travel, Travel Memoir, Uncategorized

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

2 replies


  1. Asia’s Amazing Potato Parties! « Spinning Orbit
  2. Impaled Cheeseburgers – On A Straw! See Pics Of Japan’s New Food Mania! – johnrieber

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Cornwall in Colours

inspired by the colours of the land, sea and sky of Cornwall

Bonjour From Brittany

Celebrating what makes Brittany unique


Reviewing the greatest film and TV since the dawn of time

Let's Go To The Movies

Film and Theatre Lover!

SoraNews24 -Japan News-

Bringing you yesterday's news from Japan and Asia, today.

Bite! Eat! Repeat!

52 Cookbooks. 52 Recipes. A Tasty 2022!

A Teacher's Reflections

Thirty Years of Wonder

Tanooki Homemade Cafe

Yummy Homemade Food Recipes to Make You Smile:)


Exploring sustainable options, minimalism, and gardening.

In Saner Thought

"It is the duty of every man, as far as his ability extends, to detect and expose delusion and error"..Thomas Paine

Pete Springer

Passionate Teacher and Future Children's Author


Follow us as we follow the road


Travel Through Ireland and Europe

Diary of A Movie Maniac

A Personal Journey Through Cinema & Television

Geeking Out about It

BlerdWatching Waaay Too Much TV


Tea, Tours and Escapades

Robbie's inspiration

Ideas on writing and baking

You can always start now

exploring possibilities

Realweegiemidget Reviews Films TV Books and more

You can take the girl out of Glasgow. Entertainment Reviews from a Wee Scottish Wife and Stepmum living in Finland.

I didn't have my glasses on....

A trip through life with fingers crossed and eternal optimism.

Through the Shattered Lens

Where mainstream meets grindhouse, exploitation, otaku and gamers

Laura's Books and Blogs

Writing tips, giveaways, reviews, essays, and more!

Drew's Movie Reviews

Movie reviews from your average dude

But I Smile Anyway...

Musings and memories, words and wisdom... of a working family woman

Movie Reviews 101

Daily Movie Reviews

Cindy Bruchman

Photography. Observations. Adventures. Let's talk.

Invisibly Me

Live A Visible Life Whatever Your Health


The world's wildest movies from an era of "everything goes!"

Rust Belt Girl

reading and writing the Rust Belt with Rebecca Moon Ruark

Cult Of The Cinema

Exploring Cinematic Diversity

Retired? No one told me!

Tonight I Dream. Tomorrow I Do!


The musings of a Londoner, now living in Norfolk

Cats and Trails and Garden Tales

Musings on cats, travel, gardens and life

Tranquil Dreams

Watching, Reading, Cooking & Travelling

An Historian About Town

History in the Making

Susie Lindau's Wild Ride

Adventures and Misadventures in Boulder, Colorado

It Rains... You Get Wet

Still more lazy thoughts from this one...

Admit One Film Addict

Psychotropic Cinema and more

emmakwall (explains it all)

Film & soundtrack reviews, good humour and lists


Burgers, Books, Music, Movies, Offbeat Adventures & Pop Culture!


Movie reviews and anything else that comes to mind

%d bloggers like this: