‘UK’ restaurant in America serves Irn Bru milkshakes and Brits are stunned
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It may not be up there with authentic Italian pizza and pasta, or delectable Spanish tapas, but there is something warm and comforting about good old British cuisine that just can't be replicated.
Although one restaurant in Nebraska, US, has certainly tried their best.
'Chippy's' market and restaurant in Omaha has stunned Brits everywhere with their take on a UK-themed menu.
After taking a browse through what's on offer, it's easy to see what one horrified viewer was talking about when they said: "It's like British food, but backwards and upside down."
Chippy's describes itself as 'Nebraska's only British Market & Bakery offering food & beverages both hot & cold following traditional British recipes with imported ingredients from England'.
On first glance, it looks like Chippy's have everything covered on their menu, from full English breakfasts and sausage butty's to pasties and scotch eggs.
But when you look a little bit closer, there are some details that seem a little bit... off.
Take a look for yourself:
Notice anything unusual in there? Well the people of Reddit certainly did.
To start with, let's take a look at those milkshakes. We're working with some classics like vanilla, strawberry, and chocolate, but there are some far more adventurous options in there too.
"I am suspicious of the claimed Irn Bru, Lilt and Dandelion & Burdock Milkshakes," commented one concerned Redditor.
Moving onto the 'Savouries' section, Brits immediately had some problems with what they saw.
"What's a British hotdog?" one person wondered.
"Cornish Pasty, home made or exported?" demanded a second. "I'm pretty sure you can't call it that unless it's from [Cornwall]."
Scots were particularly peeved when they browsed through the menu to find that they weren't exactly being well represented.
"The Scottish selections are a travesty here," one complaint read.
"Scottish breakfast with ENGLISH items. That’s a massive insult to the Scottish," added a second.
There were also issues with some of the 'British Classics', some of which, seem to just be 'a bunch of random lunch items thrown together'.
For example, there's the 'Welsh Rambler' - including eight mini sausage rolls, eight scotch egg quarters, four cheese and onion slices, two bakewell tarts, two raspberry jam tarts, and four chocolate lime mints - that'll set you back $39.95 (£33.14).
Or, for the lower price of $9.99 (£8.29) you can either get a portion of twelve, yes twelve, Yorkshire puddings, or one singular giant Yorkshire pudding.
Plain, too, by the looks of things.
But there is one detail about this 'British' menu that seems to be bothering people more than anything else, and I'm sure you've already spotted it.
This restaurant, called 'Chippy's' - complete with a little logo of a man eating chips - doesn't sell fish and chips.
Needless to say, people were outraged.
"You call yourself Chippy's but there's no fish and chips!" commented one viewer.
"This was the first thing I looked for on the menu and was disappointed not to find!" wrote another.
A third wondered: "You're called chippy's but don't serve chips? What's the $4 curry sauce for?"
If I had to hazard a guess, I'd say perhaps those twelve Yorkshire puddings?
Featured Image Credit: Instagram/@chippysomaha
Topics: Food And Drink, Weird