McDonald's testing out crab sandwich in San Francisco area

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In this July 21, 2010, file photo, people make their way past the McDonald's restaurant at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. McDonald's announced on Feb. 9, 2017, that it is testing a crab sandwich in four San Jose, California, restaurants. If ... successful, it plans to offer the meal at 250 Bay Area restaurants later this year. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File) (The Associated Press)

McDonald's is planning to launch a crab sandwich in the San Francisco Bay area.

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The fast good giant says the sandwich consists of snow crab meat mixed with mayonnaise and served with tomato and lettuce on a sourdough bun. It says it worked with San Francisco chef and former "Top Chef" contestant Ryan Scott to create the sandwich.

It's currently being tested in four restaurants in San Jose, California. If the company gets positive feedback, it says it will launch the sandwich in 250 Bay Area restaurants later this year.