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What A Week Of Groceries Looks Like Around The World
« on: May 06, 2013, 11:05:21 AM »
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Mexico


Great Britain


USA


Australia


Germany


Italy


Canada


France


Japan


China


Poland


Kuwait


Mongolia


Turkey


Mali




India


Bhutan


Chad


Ecuador


Guatemala


Okay not to start a war or anything buuuut... Yikes, not even a single vegetabe in the US one o.O

Couldn't they have a chosen a better representation of a week of US groceries?
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Re: What A Week Of Groceries Looks Like Around The World
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2013, 11:31:02 AM »
There are--on the counter are some grapes and tomatoes. but, yeah, very few of those and a lotof fast food (I include pizza in this).

Interesting. Especially when you look at the much smaller pile for the family in Chad.

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Re: What A Week Of Groceries Looks Like Around The World
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2013, 11:39:05 AM »
If I were to guess a Portuguese one, I'd probably be similar to the Italian one, but with less bread, more fish and UK levels of junk food
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Re: What A Week Of Groceries Looks Like Around The World
« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2013, 01:09:11 PM »
Seeing that makes me think  :-\ A lot of the countries have too much less than the US does.
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Re: What A Week Of Groceries Looks Like Around The World
« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2013, 01:59:02 PM »
Aye, inequalities between the western world and developing nations are staggering :\

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Re: What A Week Of Groceries Looks Like Around The World
« Reply #5 on: May 15, 2013, 01:43:22 PM »
And it certainly seems some of those families are happier than others. Notice those that seem to be smiling or having a good time vs. those that don't?

Interestingly enough.. Both the Chad and Mali pictures suggest they're not unhappy with their lot in life.

Edit: Well, maybe just Chad.. but even so..

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Re: What A Week Of Groceries Looks Like Around The World
« Reply #6 on: May 15, 2013, 01:53:46 PM »
mm.. it's possible, I hadn't noticed that

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Re: What A Week Of Groceries Looks Like Around The World
« Reply #7 on: May 15, 2013, 02:28:29 PM »
Sorry random American family but grocery store pizza is gross...
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Re: What A Week Of Groceries Looks Like Around The World
« Reply #8 on: May 15, 2013, 02:42:24 PM »
Some are decent. I'd still prefer a local mom and pop shop's pizza though. :)

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Re: What A Week Of Groceries Looks Like Around The World
« Reply #9 on: May 15, 2013, 03:08:31 PM »
The smiling in some cases could be a cultural thing, too.

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Re: What A Week Of Groceries Looks Like Around The World
« Reply #10 on: May 15, 2013, 04:48:06 PM »
The best Pizza I ever had comes from a restaurant that really doesn't inspire a lot of confidence... but man... do they make good Pizza

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« Reply #11 on: May 15, 2013, 06:44:59 PM »
The best Pizza I ever had comes from a restaurant that really doesn't inspire a lot of confidence... but man... do they make good Pizza

I live 20 minutes from New Haven, CT which is world famous for their pizza. So famous in fact, there's a wikipedia page about it. There's actually a Pepe's branch in my hometown. It's so good! Om nom nom

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Haven-style_pizza
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Re: What A Week Of Groceries Looks Like Around The World
« Reply #12 on: May 15, 2013, 09:52:38 PM »
LOL, living in Boston and knowing many people from the CT-NJ-NY area, I have heard so much about Pepe's but still never been. I really need to fix that.

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Re: What A Week Of Groceries Looks Like Around The World
« Reply #13 on: May 15, 2013, 10:37:31 PM »
 Sounds interesting. I'll skip the clams, though. :X

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Re: What A Week Of Groceries Looks Like Around The World
« Reply #14 on: May 15, 2013, 11:17:44 PM »
Sounds interesting. I'll skip the clams, though. :X

That's like their signature pizza, but I usually just get the pepperoni and mushroom.
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Re: What A Week Of Groceries Looks Like Around The World
« Reply #15 on: May 16, 2013, 02:21:13 AM »
I still say the Mexican Pizza I ate on that restaurant was awesome!  ;D

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Re: What A Week Of Groceries Looks Like Around The World
« Reply #16 on: May 16, 2013, 12:35:45 PM »
This the best pizza that I personally have ever had:



(In a thread where pizza gets brought up, it was inevitable that this image would appear sooner or later.)
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Re: What A Week Of Groceries Looks Like Around The World
« Reply #18 on: May 16, 2013, 02:35:36 PM »
I did.. but it was basically over :(

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Re: What A Week Of Groceries Looks Like Around The World
« Reply #19 on: May 16, 2013, 02:36:53 PM »
The smiling in some cases could be a cultural thing, too.

True. I hadn't really considered that. I guess my point was that it didn't seem faked. *shrug*