​27 Reasons Why American Food Is The Most Underrated In The World

Everyone loves to hate on American food – but we got one US native to tell us why it deserves some credibility

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When you think of your favorite country for food, you probably think of takeaway mainstays like Mexican or Thai. As a native of the U.S. of A., I urge you to reconsider. American food deserves way more credit than it gets. Here’s why.

1. Some people just love to hate on American food

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2. It’s “unhealthy”

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3. Compared to rich cultural cuisines like Italian or Chinese, it’s boring

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4. It’s “frightening”

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5. Well, those people are wrong

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6. Much like America itself, American food is THE BEST!

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7. Yes, our food is packed with preservatives and chemicals that are illegal basically everywhere else on earth

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8. But have you ever eaten those chemicals?!

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9. Your passport will expire before these bad boys, but that just means the two dollars you spend on Twinkies today will provide sweet satisfaction for years – even decades – to come

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10. If you like your food slightly less processed but still not quite good for you, try the South

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11. Three words. Chicken. And. Waffles.

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12. Of course, our health food game is on point, too. Just ask our Kale Kween

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13. Have you heard of our horribly overpriced health food grocery chain Whole Foods?

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14. Because it’s only heaven on earth

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15. Much like our casual dining chains, which are God’s gift to restaurants

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16. Unlimited soup, salad, and breadsticks? Classy vineyard-themed décor and an ever-changing menu of reasonably priced Italian classics? 800 locations across the United States? Welcome to Olive Garden, the greatest casual dining restaurant in the land

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17. Why am I talking about an Italian restaurant in a post about American food, you ask? Because of the great American melting pot, of course!

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18. Seriously, with the exception of like 2% of the population, everyone came to America from somewhere else

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19. So our international foods are top-notch, too

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20. Mostly

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21. At the end of the day, though, you can’t beat the American classics

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22. Hot dogs

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23. French fries

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24. Mac and cheese

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25. Burgers

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26. Good old American apple pie

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27. Put some butter on it, y’all. American food rocks

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Written By

Sarah Cahalan

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