This is part of an ongoing series in which Seattle duo Brain Fruit travel through India, Istanbul, and Berlin. You can find all the previous entries here. —Eds.

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After a few weeks of Indian food, you need a break here and there. Ronald, Where Y'at!? Happy Holi from McDonalds, it's time to go to the local fancy American restaurant. Seriously, this Indian McDonalds was fancy pants. Two floors—what?!

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Even though we'd cleaned ourselves of Holi for a second time, we still looked like some sort of giant, bloody zombie foreigners. We quickly ordered a pair of Chicken Maharaja Mac meals and a single Mc Aloo Tikki burger (?!!??!) and retreated to a nearby booth. The Maharaja was exactly like a Big Mac, but the patties were all smooth/white/subtly spiced. I'm still not sure exactly what the Mc Aloo Tikki was, but we think it was some sort of dal masala curry patty thing. Weirdest fast food award. I feel satisfied that I can go yet another 10 years without McDonalds.

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Q: Indian spiced fried chicken?
A: Does chili go with cheese?
I smell Indian KFC in our future.