This dish, Olive all'Ascolana, represent a regional dish that is served throughout Italy as an appetizer.
In addition to the olives, the fast food chain is also featuring a number of other menu items on this year's McItaly menu, including:
- Zuppa Inglese McFlurry - Zuppa Inglese is a dessert of layered sponge cake and custard. The Zuppa Inglese McFlurry finds pieces of it mixed into McDonald's soft server.
- Panettone Tiramisu - Tiramisu topped with candied fruit, raisins, and toasted almonds.
The menu is also anchored by the new McItaly Chianna featuring locally-sourced beef, lettuce, cheese, and bread.
Additionally, a trio of local beers is also being served.
Photos via McDonald's Italy.