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Pablo Escobar-Themed Burger Restaurant Under Fire

Fox News claims an Australian restaurant, named Pablo Escoburgers, is under fire for naming itself after the late Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar.

The company’s logo features a caricacture of Pablo holding a burger and a beer. Each Burger is topped with a line of white garlic powder along with a rolled-up fake $100 bill.

The restaurant released a statement saying; “We are very proud of our burgers but we do also understand that Pablo Escobar was a horrible man who destroyed the lives of thousands of Colombians. We do not condone, idolize or promote Pablo Emilio Escobar or his actions in anyway. We are however Australian and know how to have a laugh about a good play on words. Its just a name of a pop-up burger bar not really a theme. Hard not to offend someone in 2019.”

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Pablo’s Escoburgers is in the news at the moment, so burger brother Petey Pie thought he would see what all the fuss was about. Here’s what he said After reading some bad press on these guys, I had to get in there and throw my support behind them. Went for The Patron (Boss). Well presented and full of flavour. Only letdown was the structural integrity, the bun wasn’t quite big enough to hold all that goodness together. All in all a great burger in its own right and when you add the novelty and press associated with it, I can see why they sold out of the buns shortly after taking my order. 8.4 @pablosescoburgers #pabloescoburger #burgers #melbourne #melbourneburgers #instaburger #burgersofinstagram #burgersofmelbourne #burgerporn

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