Whopperito: Burger King Unveils Whopper/Burrito Hybrid

by: Joseph On  Monday, August 8, 2016


The systematic hybridization of fast food continues with the latest monstrosity unveiled by the mad geniuses at Burger King. It’s the Whopperito, which is essentially a Whopper that’s been stretched out and rolled up into a rough approximation of the burrito form.

The Whopperito is stuffed with all of the main ingredients of the Whopper: ground beef (cut into strips rather than a round patty), tomatoes, onions, lettuce and pickles—and one substitution, with queso in lieu of mayonnaise. While such a concoction is unlikely to please diehard Tex-Mex purists, it should be good for a curiosity buy or two after it hits the BK menu later this year for a limited time (reportedly between three and four months).

Time will tell if the Whopperito becomes a popular mainstay or an obscure punchline, but we’ll have to wait until Burger King actually rolls it out sometime in the near future.