13 American Foods That Always Baffled Foreigners


A Quora thread asked people to list the American foods they found the most strange and exotic and here is what people said. 

“Fortune cookie. As a native Chinese, I am still puzzled by how this came to be the definitive end-of-meal dessert-thing served at every Chinese restaurant in the US” wrote Henry Wong. 


As per TheMadBotanist on Reddit: “I know a lot of folks have already mentioned American cheese, but Velveeta is right up there with Cheeze[sic] Whiz on the list of fake ‘foods.’”