Fast Food

10 KFC Holiday Fried Chicken Buckets From Around The World

Only a few days left until Christmas and we’re already feeling the holiday spirit in our stomachs. Actually, that might just be good ‘ol hunger. Still, as we prepare to enjoy festivities, let’s take a look at one of the universal constants that brings joy to so many across this bright blue planet of we all live in: fried chicken.

Kentucky Fried Chicken, knowing our shared love of deep-fried poultry, gives us a glimpse at how the rest of the world celebrates the holidays with the savory dish.

Here are ten festive fried chicken buckets from different countries around the world, excluding the United States.

Happy holidays, y’all.







South Africa


Latin America



Pizza Geography Map Charts the Closest Pizza Chains Near You


There’s nothing quite like the 2AM pizza delivery call to soothe our grease-lovin’ souls, and there are tons of different establishments from which we can choose. While the most recognizable are usually the chain restaurants (a la Pizza Hut and Papa John’s), have you ever thought about how prevalent these pizza chains are in the US?

Pizza Map
Nathan Yau of Flowing Data compiled all relevant research and created the above map that charts the nearest pizza chain within a 10-mile radius across the US — Chuck E. Cheese’s, CiCi’s, Domino’s, Godfather’s, Little Caesar’s, Papa John’s, Papa Murphy’s, Pizza Hut and Sbarro. While this data distribution alone is valuable, Yau broke it down in even further detail:


Where Individual Chains Can Be Found

Pizza Locations

When the data is broken down by chain, it seems that Pizza Hut and Domino’s reign supreme, although Papa John’s and Little Caesars might give ’em a run for their money. Interestingly enough, a few restaurants are still popular in the locations they originated — Little Caesars is strong in the Michigan area, and Papa Murphy’s has a decent presence in the northwest.


Location Comparisons

Pizza Map

Have a pizza hankering? This chart shows you how each restaurant matches up against each another. Simply choose a chain on the left, one from the top and follow to wear they intersect to see how they compare.

While I’m a fan of these spots, we’re just stoked people are finally recognizing that Chuck E. Cheese has some high quality pie. Truth.

Picthx Flowing Data