I have no idea what this tastes like. But I can tell you this much: it’s tasteless. And offensive.
Once again, popular culture deals with Christianity in a way it would never deal with any other major religion.
From CNN’s Beliefs blog:
A Chicago restaurant is pushing the boundaries of poor taste with its October Burger of the Month.
Kuma’s Corner, a heavy-metal themed joint with an “Eat beef; bang your head” ethos, says its new burger is an homage to Ghost, a Swedish band that performs satanic songs in Catholic clerical garb.
“The Ghost” burger features a “Communion wafer garnish,” a white, unleavened disc bearing the imprint of a cross and a crown.
Ghost’s new album comes complete with grape juice and a mock Communion wafer. Not coincidentally, the Communion burger at Kuma’s comes with a red wine reduction…
…Luke Tobias, director of operations for Kuma’s, said the restaurant’s Communion wafers are not consecrated, and thus, not really holy. “It’s more or less a cracker with a cross on it,” he said. The restaurant bought the wafers online from an e-Bay-type website.
They’re not trying to make a big religious statement, Tobias said, just trying to have fun honoring a band they like.
“If there is a God, I’m sure he has a sense of humor.”