The Star Wars burgers will debut in Quick restaurants throughout France on Jan. 31, just days before the Feb. 10 release of the movie in the country. According to the Daily Mail, the burgers will only be available until March 1.
The limited-edition burgers come in three flavors:
- The Dark Burger -- a homage to the "Phantom Menace" himself, Darth Maul. It's a double cheeseburger on a seeded bun with lettuce and some sort of creamy mayo spread.
- The Jedi Burger -- a homage to Yoda. It's also a double cheeseburger on what looks like a sourdough bun with the creamy mayo spread and white pellets that look like marshmallows.
- The Dark Vador -- a homage to iconic Star Wars villain Darth Vader. It's also a double cheeseburger with a light salad topping, lettuce and tomato. What makes this burger stand out from the other two is its pitch-black bun that seems to go "beyond the hue of pumpernickel into burnt charcoal territory," according to eater.com. However, the logical explanation would be that the bun has been injected with black food coloring.
Quick has had a variety of attention-grabbing campaigns in the past. As a Christmas present to its customers in 2010, it served up the Supreme Foie Gras. The duck foie gras-topped delicacy was available for the low, low price of 5 Euros (roughly $6.50).
The "Star Wars" burgers are only available between Jan. 31 and March 1 but only in France, so book your flight now.
Readers: Would you like to try one of these burgers and if so, which one(s)?