Hello, friend! As true Malaysians, you are probably familiar with the term, “Mekdi”. It appears that McDonald’s is finally recognising its endearing name. On the 20th August, New Straits Times first reported that Malaysia’s First McDonald’s At Bukit Bintang Changed Its Signage To “Mekdi”. Of course, we are really excited that McDonald’s is celebrating its Malaysian-ness!
McDonald’s has always been celebrating Malaysia with different menus inspired by local food scene. We are talking about Cendol flavoured desserts and so many more. This time around, it has turned up the notch by changing its signage of one of the most Instagram-worthy branch in Malaysia. Check out Bukit Bintang on Instagram, and you know exactly what we are talking about!
It is a no brainer for McDonald’s to choose the branch located in Bukit Bintang, considering that it is the oldest branch in Malaysia. Started on 29th May 1982, this particular branch has seen transformations over 37 years. The new signage, “Mekdi”, serves as a tribute to Malaysians that have been supporting the fast-food restaurant over the years!
Malaysians are lovin’ it!
Of course, it is in conjunction with Merdeka, and Malaysia Day, that will be happening really soon. If you’re planning to head to Bukit Bintang for the ‘gram, don’t forget to try out McDonald’s Nasi Lemak McD. It is served with fragrant coconut rice, crispy anchovies, fried egg, spicy sambal, and of course, Ayam Goreng McD. We can’t wait to see this signage in person! What about you?
Is Nasi Lemak our national dish?
By the way, if you think that Nasi Lemak is a Malaysian dish, you can sign a petition by McDonald’s Malaysia at Change.org website. It has a target of one million signatures by Malaysia Day. That’s the 16th of September! It doesn’t take a lot of effort as you will need to insert your name and e-mail, and that’s it! Spread the word, and let’s make this happen!