The U.S. is home to an estimated 160,000 fast food restaurants stuffing 50,000 customers full of meat, cheer and saturated fat every single day.
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One of the first things you have to do when you arrive in a new country is to go grocery shopping. New Brits in America probably won’t be intimidated by the size of stores, but once you start wheeling up and down the aisles you’ll ...
Sometime during the early 1990s, a new and exciting breakfast product appeared on the shelves of British supermarkets. I was aware of Kellogg’s Pop-Tarts thanks to American television shows, and when I saw boxes of them stacked into a ...
While the U.K. has undoubtedly embraced American food tastes and trends, with the introduction of TGIF and the like, the reciprocity has been a little slow.
Despite the fact that many American food trends are now global, there are still a few dishes that Brits here don’t do.
So, you’re craving various foodstuffs from home but can’t track them down in the U.S. or bring yourself to pay five times what the product is worth in international shipping.
Those of us who were born and raised in the U.K. have our own special, but not necessarily sensible, way of doing things.
While food shopping (a.k.a. grocery shopping) isn’t an ordeal in the U.S., there are quite a few elements that still surprise Brits.
Are you craving nineteen varieties of Oreo, or a slab of meat so hormone-pumped it could complete in the Tour de France in record time? Then head to your nearest American supermarket.
Growing up in the UK, eggs were eggs, plain and simple, take them or leave them. We had boiled, fried, scrambled, poached and omelets, or “omelettes”.