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Click pic to view comments - Confirmed sighting: KFC Wrapstar Confirmed sighting: KFC Wrapstar
Posted: 22:57 Thu 21-Jun-2007. Price: 2.99 by itself, or "meal it" for 3.99. Location: KFC, London's Leicester Square. Nutritional unusualness: No info available.
Snackspot reports: I'm not sure I could detect all 8 distinct ingredients ("Two crispy strips, slice of cheese, crunchy tostada, pepper mayo, mild tomato salsa, crisp lettuce, diced tomato, warm flour tortilla"), but this delivered in 2 important areas - a) it didn't take long to make (in fact, they probably had a load all ready to go for lunchtime), and b) it didn't fall apart while I was trying to eat it. As such, it instantly jumps to number 3 in my personal "wrap" chart, ahead of the efforts of London and Croydon's Doughmasters, but just behind Pret A Manger's Mama Marguerita and the Wrap It Up place across the road from Liverpool Street station.

...In other meaty mouthfuls, McDonald's appear to be simultaneously battling Subway (with their 1.99 Deli of The Day deal) *and* KFC, with the arrival of their Chicken Fajita wrap, as well as the resurrected Mexican Quarter Pounder from summer 2003. And Ginsters are possibly misrepresenting a largely non-cow-eating subcontinent with their Indian Style Spicy Beef Pasty (introductory price 1), part of a "Pasties Of The World" range that includes Mexican Spicy Chicken and a rather tasty Italian Meat Feast.

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Posted: 04:49 Fri 22-Jun-2007 by "Marquez" # permalink comment
Comment: Looks like KFC ripping off Taco Bell's Crunchwrap Supreme..
Posted: 13:18 Fri 22-Jun-2007 by "Joff" # permalink comment
Comment: Not really ripping off, as Yum! Brands own both KFC and Taco Bell. Hopefully this is the start of their expansion of Taco Bell into the UK!
Posted: 18:49 Fri 22-Jun-2007 by "charl" # permalink comment
Comment: many years ago there was a taco bell in leicester square, london. i am not holding my breath for them to try again... :(
Posted: 02:58 Sat 23-Jun-2007 by "Marquez" # permalink comment
Comment: Bollocks to Taco Bell, there's a chain in the Western US called Del Taco, that's who i want to see over here
Posted: 16:04 Tue 26-Jun-2007 by "Nebbish" # permalink comment
Comment: Is it just me, or was the Leicester Square Macdonalds the last one to stop stocking root beer? I remember getting it there way after it disappeared from everywhere else.

I also remember the embarrassing day I went in and was told - with laughter - that Macdonalds hadn't stocked root beer in years, ane left wondering if I'd dreamt it all.


Posted: 19:00 Sun 01-Jul-2007 by "Clarissa" # permalink comment
Comment: any idea of the calories and fat content of the Wrap Star?
Posted: 10:12 Tue 03-Jul-2007 by "imposter" # permalink comment
Comment: this is the taco bells crunch wrap supreme in disguise!!!
Posted: 18:17 Wed 04-Jul-2007 by "hanako" # permalink comment
Comment: it was boring unfortunately, couldn't taste all the elements, the tortilla was too pancakey... it does stay wrapped neatly though, if that matters to you. i will stick with my zinger tower as my kfc food of choice.
Posted: 10:10 Sat 07-Jul-2007 by "djHaze" # permalink comment
Comment: I have always been a fully loaded zinger tower burger meal man, with three hot wings on the side, but after tasting this, I think it has taken the place of the hot wings. I really love it, and think the combination of ingredients is luuuuuuurvely! Also, tastes very dis-similar to the taco wrap, alot nicer in my opinion
Posted: 15:06 Mon 09-Jul-2007 by "Sagacious" # permalink comment
Comment: I'd sure as hell like to see more Quiznos around the UK. Better than Subway...

I tried the Wrapstar today - lush!


Posted: 04:59 Tue 10-Jul-2007 by "Marquez" # permalink comment
Comment: Quiznos are painfully expensive though
Posted: 16:12 Sat 11-Aug-2007 by "Janet LeBoice, 52, Devon"
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Comment: I love my KFC but it can be a bit expensive for small gimmicky foods. I refuse to buy one until I have seen the size... and nobody ever seems to be buying them around me for me to nosy! Can anyone help?
Posted: 17:49 Thu 25-Oct-2007 by "Ronnie DiMarco" # permalink comment
Comment: I haven't seen them either Janet but I saw an ad for them yesterday and was thinking the same as you - Don't know what stone I was under to not hear about it until now!

These things always look nice but I never end up pleased I bought them so maybe I shouldn't bother - but anyone that can comment on value for money would be great!!!


Posted: 22:51 Fri 26-Oct-2007 by "James Eagle" # permalink comment
Comment: It's good...but in my book...it isn't a pasty.
Posted: 13:18 Fri 02-Nov-2007 by "Leanne Heaven" # permalink comment
Comment: Eating my Wrap Star atm, think its a bit over-prised for 2.99,Its not that big, and mine has started to fall apart.Nice and spicey though, and can taste all different flavours.I do recomend you add another £1 and get a meal, much better.
Posted: 13:42 Sat 03-Nov-2007 by "Ronnie DiMarco" # permalink comment
Comment: Thanks Leanne, it sounds worth a try, at least as a £4 meal!

I'll post my verdict if and when I get one!


Posted: 21:15 Fri 09-Nov-2007 by "Melanie" # permalink comment
Comment: KFC uses EXTREME inhumane ways to kil the CHICKS when they're 2 DAYS OLD their beaks are pressed against a machine to have tehy'r beaks cut off- so they cant have a pecking order.. nd do you realli think that teh chicken is lyk natural..they are PACKED with tablets, shoved dwn their throats..their legs end up breaking so they cant move. If you live in Doncaster..yes it was me you saw at KFC givin leaflets to the people.. http://www.KentuckyFriedCruelty.com http://www.peta2.com http://www.peta2.com/takecharge/t-campmats.asp

KILLING FRIENDLY CHICKENS KENTUCKY FRIED CRUELTY

yes you all probs think its sad, at 13 yrs old ive dedicatedmmi lyf to helpin animals..if we havnt gt animals..what have wegot?

melxxx please take this into account their are SO MANY UNDERCOVER videos that prove the way they treat them, lyk throwin em against teh wals and jumpin on em melxx


Posted: 21:43 Fri 09-Nov-2007 by "Janet LeBoice, 52, Devon" # permalink comment
Comment: My my, what a time it's been since I came here thought I would check back and saw the thing I commented on still going strong!

Does sound worth a go for £4 Leanne, I do wish they would update their website so I could see that price for myself I am very rarely in town nowadays.

Melanie, I appreciate your concern but those animals were born to be made into food and this is a site about food once its served to us not on the way to us.

I'm sure half the crap on this site has unfairly traded ingredients that let human beings be overworked while their families starve but that won't stop me and my family sitting under the stairs eating our Cadbury's Caramel


Posted: 20:42 Tue 15-Jan-2008 by "dj flipper" # permalink comment
Comment: mmm these are gorgeous! im a veggie so i just take the chicken out and it is still filling! theres quizinos in the white rose shopping centre, leeds now
Posted: 01:35 Thu 31-Jan-2008 by "Chris"
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Comment: As a KFC member of staff, I always found these a pain to make... just glad we only did them for a short while!

Quick overview of how they were made:

1 - take a tortilla wrap

2 - add some pepper mayo, lettuce and tomato in the middle

3 - place the tostado (mini poppadom?) on top

4 - add two crispy strips and remaining ingredients

5 - the folding - bottom half up, top half down, then the sides in so you have a hexagon

6 - toast for 10 seconds to help seal the tortilla

Problem I always had with it was that I overfilled it so it wouldn't close properly! :-(


Posted: 23:49 Thu 31-Jan-2008 by "carly"
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Comment: kfc make me sick there wrong doing people abusing chicken just for gut rott food , and touchering them plucking thier wings breaking thier beaks,Is that right? NO ITS DAM RIGHT NOT, talk about the secret ingredient yeah i give u some cruelty,painful,crying,hurt,tears,blood,raw meat
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Comment: PLEASE DONT READ THIS. YOU WILL GET KISSED ON THE NEAREST POSSIBLE FRIDAY BY THE LOVE OF YOUR LIFE. TOMORROW WILL BE THE BEST DAY OF YOUR LIFE. HOWEVER IF YOU DONT POST THIS COMMENT TO AT LEAST 3 VIDEOS YOU WILL DIE WITHIN 2 DAYS. NOW UV STARTED READIN DIS DUNT STOP THIS IS SO SCARY. SEND THIS OVER TO 5 VIDEOS IN 143 MINUTES WHEN UR DONE PRESS F6 AND UR CRUSHES NAME WILL APPEAR ON THE SCREEN IN BIG LETTERS. THIS IS SO SCARY BECAUSE IT ACTUALLY WORKs
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