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10 American Fast Food Chains You’ll Hate Yourself For Loving

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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.

10 Strange Things Brits Find in American Supermarkets

Hey, it melts very nicely.(Photo: AP/Paul Sakuma, File)

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 ...

A Matter of Taste: An Expat on Differences Between British and American Palates

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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 ...

7 British Food Habits Americans Will Never Understand

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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.

6 American Food Habits Brits Will Never Understand

Marshmallows and veg? Oh no. Brits like their sweet and savory dishes separate. (Photo via Food Network)

Despite the fact that many American food trends are now global, there are still a few dishes that Brits here don’t do.

10 American Substitutes for British Grocery Staples

Brits are used to HP Sauce, but A1 can be a more than decent stand-in. (Better than slathering on ketchup.) (Photo via Mr. Breakfast)

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.

8 Situations When Brits Behave Differently from Americans

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Those of us who were born and raised in the U.K. have our own special, but not necessarily sensible, way of doing things.

We’re Not in Tesco Anymore: Six Ways U.S. Supermarkets Differ From British Ones

Remember strolling the aisles of Tesco? U.S. supermarkets differ in several ways. (Photo: Rex Features via AP Images)

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.

Why the U.S. Should Adopt British-Style Supermarkets

American chains could learn a thing or two from the organized, inviting spaces of British supermarkets like Marks & Spencer. (Photo: Creative Commons)

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.

American Eggs: Cracking the Code

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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”.