Kendrick Lamar Gets Special Menu Dish Named After Him at Toronto Restaurant He Mentioned in Drake Diss Track

The rapper mentioned eating New Ho King's fried rice dish with dipping sauce in his diss song "Euphoria."

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Kendrick Lamar now has his own dish at the Toronto restaurant New Ho King, which gained popularity following his beef with Drake

Earlier this week, videos surfaced on TikTok showing people going to the restaurant and trying the special dish named after the pgLang rapper. According to a clip from social media food blogger @insta.noodls, the "Kendrick Lamar special" consists of a series of dishes including fried rice with additional shrimp, spicy fried chicken wings, and beef and broccoli.

People have been checking for the restaurant ever since K. Dot mentioned it in his diss track "Euphoria." On the song, Kendrick raps, "I be at New Ho King eatin' fried rice with a dip sauce and a blammy, crodie." People took notice and New Ho King saw business hit a high as orders for their fried rice rose tremendously.

Things got even better when Drake filmed scenes of his "Family Matters" response at the restaurant. Owners of the eatery had no choice but to capitalize on the moment, and they did just that, allowing various influencers to record content at the location. One of their biggest moves came from them making the "Kendrick Lamar special."

"We've been selling a lot of fried rice," one server told The Guardian. "A lot. Most people come here to order it."

Despite people in Toronto showing support for Kendrick, there are others who feel the shoutout was just a moment that's not comparable to what the 6 God has done for the city of Toronto.

"He just showed he knows this city—he can make references to specific places," Toronto native Jenny Min said to The Guardian. "At the end of the day, Drake has done far more for this city."

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