Bar named after drug lord Pablo Escobar is selling a burger topped with a line of white powder

Mail Online | 1/30/2019 | Paula Ahillon For Daily Mail Australia
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A pop-up bar named after infamous drug lord Pablo Escobar has launched a controversial burger featuring a line of white powder and a rolled-up fake $100 note.

Pablo's Escoburgers in Prahran, Melbourne, is named after the former Colombian cartel leader known for supplying at least 80 per cent of the cocaine smuggled into the USA in the late 1980s.

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In an attempt to 'take the p*** out of Pablo Escobar', nicknamed the 'King of Cocaine', the bar offers 'The Patron Burger', featuring a line of white garlic powder on top of the bun.

The meal also comes with a rolled-up fake American $100 note and a clear plastic bag filled with more powder and a spoon.

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Speaking to 3AW host Tom Elliot, bar co-owner Vaughn Marks said the menu item is just 'a bit of a joke'.

'That's just the way most Australians see it,' he said.

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Mr Elliot argued the burger store was 'veering on the side of glorifying drug use'.

The Patron burger has also caused a stir online, with scores of social media users accusing the bar of idolising the drug lord.

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