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No Place Like Mekdi
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“There’s No Place Like Mekdi..” Said Netizen

In conjuction with Merdeka and Malaysia Day, McDonald’s Malaysia is once again embracing its ‘Malaysian-ness’ by having the Mekdi signage at selected restaurants nationwide.

This comes as the company celebrates 38 years since opening its first McDonald’s restaurant at Bukit Bintang. The signage for Mekdi – which is the localised nickname for ‘McD’, short for McDonald’s – was officially displayed at a celebration held at McDonald’s Putrajaya Drive-Thru restaurant, and will also be prominently put up at 16* selected restaurants across various states in the country.

What’s even more exciting, the 16 restaurants were chosen by Malaysians themselves, who were given the power to vote for which McDonald’s restaurant should display the Mekdi signage.

No Place Like Mekdi

“Fondly known to Malaysians as Mekdi, McDonald’s has become the brand it is today because of the unwavering support of our customers. The Mekdi name created a lot of excitement last year when we first revealed the signage at our iconic Bukit Bintang restaurant, and this showed how Mekdi truly resonated with Malaysians from all walks of life. So this year, we wanted to pay tribute to more Malaysians across the country by turning their favourite McDonald’s into a Mekdi as well,” – Hajjah Melati Abdul Hai, Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of McDonald’s Malaysia.

Mekdi’s all-new Rendang Ayam

In celebration of all things Malaysian this month, McDonald’s Malaysia will be bringing a new twist to its popular Nasi Lemak McD. Customers can now have the additional option of having the all-new Rendang Ayam served with fragrant coconut rice, crispy anchovies, fresh cucumber, and fried egg, topped with spicy sambal.

Nasi Lemak MD Rendang Ayam

Additionally, customers can also choose to have their Nasi Lemak McD with either Spicy Chicken McDeluxe Cutlet or Grilled Chicken Burger (GCB) Cutlet.

McDonald’s is also infusing local flavours into its dessert menu with the all-new McFlurry Cendol, which features delicious Gula Melaka, coconut bits, creamy vanilla soft-serve, and Cendol jelly.

Exciting local desserts such as Corn Pie and Cendol-flavoured ice cream are also making a comeback.

Nasi Lemak McD with Rendang Ayam and Nasi Lemak McD with Spicy Chicken McDeluxe cutlet or Grilled Chicken Burger (GCB) cutlet are now available at all McDonald’s Malaysia restaurants nationwide.

The Nasi Lemak McD set with 1 piece Rendang Ayam McD and an Iced Lemon Tea is priced from RM16.99, while the Nasi Lemak McD set with Spicy Chicken McDeluxe or Grilled Chicken Burger (GCB) cutlet and an Iced Lemon Tea is priced from RM14.99.

For more information on McDonald’s exciting menu offerings this Merdeka month, visit www.mcdonalds.com.my.

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