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One Pumpkin Bomb, To Go

This seasonal treat is actually made with kabocha, but I guess “Squash Burger” didn’t have quite the same ka-ching to it. This Pumpkin Burger from Burger King Japan is not only topped with slices of roasted orange vegetable, it also features a special mayo sauce chock full o’ peanuts, almonds, cashews and hazelnuts, go figure.

If you’re a real glutton for pumpkin punishment and two measly slices of squash on your burger isn’t enough, order a Pumpkin Bomb and they’ll pile on eight more  for an additional two bucks! Squash-a-licious!

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Writing mystery books set in Tokyo is mostly what I do, but I also blog about the odd stuff I see every day in Japan. I'm a graduate of Stanford University and the Sendagaya Japanese Institute in Tokyo, and a member of the International Thriller Writers, the Mystery Writers of America, and Sisters In Crime. When I'm not in Tokyo, I live in San Francisco. I also host a travel site called The Tokyo Guide I Wish I'd Had, so if you're headed to Japan and want to check out the places I take my friends when they're in town, take a look!

10 thoughts on “One Pumpkin Bomb, To Go Leave a comment

  1. Plate o’ squash! We had kabocha for dinner last night. (Gower’s salad, with red cabbage, etc.: Delish.)

    Judging from the photos, they serve it skin-on? Hmmm.

  2. I’m enamored of Gower’s kabocha and red cabbage salad. In fact I’ve been cooking my way through The Breakaway Japanese Kitchen and finding all sorts of unexpected delights.

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