Restaurant introduces a Zlatan burger

A restaurant in Paris has added a “Le Zlatan” burger to their menu as a tribute to PSG’s Swedish striker, Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Befitting a dish named after the highly-renumerated forward, the burger does not come cheap, setting diners back 30 euros a time, which, even in an affluent city like Paris, is going to limit the target market to Ibrahimovic and his agent.

The restaurant in question is Doddy’s Cafe in the Parisian suburb of Boulogne-Billancourt where, according to the Guardian, chef Jean-Philippe Grandin wanted to create “an exceptional burger, which really stands out from the crowd, in the image of Zlatan Ibrahimovic”.

With that in mind, he invented “Le Zlatan”: a 600-gram burger with “onions, bacon and three types of cheese including cheddar, Emmental and Auvergne blue” which are all housed in a giant bun that are custom made for the restaurant. The inclusion of the strong Auvergne blue cheese is especially significant.

“It’s a cheese with taste and character, just like Ibrahimovic,” Grandin told Le Parisien. “Only seven people have managed to finish it so far.”

With cheese that tastes like Ibrahimovic, it’s a wonder that they’ve persuaded seven people to try the burger. Restaurants have been shut down for less.

“I managed to eat more than half of it,” his assistant, Kelly, 29, said. “I’d recommend this burger to everyone. It truly has the strength and power of Zlatan Ibrahimovic.”

Apparently, the Zlatan burgers have a unique double effect: not only do they fill up the diners, but they also makes the diners really full of themselves.