Fried chicken first for North Korea

Democracy marches on. Can’t you see Kim Jong Il dressed as Colonel Sanders as the restaurant’s mascot?

A South Korean businessman is to open a fried chicken restaurant in North Korea, believed to be the first foreign-run restaurant in the country.
Choi Won-ho said the 50-table outlet in Pyongyang would also run a chicken and beer home delivery service.
North Korea has chronic food shortages and relies on international food aid to feed its population.
However, an increasingly wealthy elite in Pyongyang has created a market for luxury products.
The North has been tentatively building up its international links since it signed a deal to end its controversial nuclear programme.

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