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[Photograph: KFC Philippines Facebook page]

New to the menu at KFC in the Philippines is the Cheese Top Burger (50 pesos, about $1.18) featuring an "Original Recipe" chicken patty* with garlic parmesan dressing on a bun topped with a slice of melted cheese. Why put the cheese on the outside of the bun? ...Ah...um...[tumbleweed rolls by]...so the Internet will feel compelled to write about it?

* Yeah, yeah, that's not beef, but wackiness trumps beef-lessness in this case.

KFC in Malaysia also sells a cheese-topped bun breakfast sandwich, the Cheesy Egg Bun.

If anyone tries the burger, let us know if it deeply impacts your view of cheese placement in sandwiches.

Cheese Top Burger Commercial

[via Huffington Post]

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