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Let the battle of the breakfasts begin!

After Redditor thesaint2000 asked the online community, "For people who travel to different nations which nation does breakfast the best?" people were quick to duke it out.

I'm not much of a (U.S.) breakfast person myself but I admit I am just as in love with the full English breakfast as I am a lovely Greek one. Whether it's sausages or black pudding or even fruit or yogurt, just give it to me!

Those of you with a hankering for good breakfast food better get your plane tickets ready.


"Delicious."

Costa Rica. Black beans, rice, scrambled eggs, potatoes, fried plantains, pineapple and other fruits. Delicious.

bakerk6

"There's a kind of crepes..."

Thailand. There's a kind of crepes made on the street, fried with coconut oil, with various toppings, savoury like egg or sweet like mango, and you can combine them. My favourite is a crepe with mango sprinkled with cinnamon. Tasty, cheap, filling.

twenty_seven_owls

"Seriously..."

Sri Lanka! String hoppers, pol sambol, some coconut curry gravy, maybe an egg hopper or two... BOOM. Seriously Sri Lankan breakfasts make that crazy island worth a visit on their own.

CanyWagons

"I love any excuse..."

I'm not a breakfast person but I was very well fed in Israel and Jordan. I love any excuse for hummus and pita and shakshuka. Oh and Turkey has great food too so maybe Mediterranean/Levant area breakfasts win for me.

xcmkr

"I'm a Swede who has traveled quite a lot..."

Giphy

I'm a Swede who has traveled quite a lot both for business and pleasure. I've been all over the globe many times.

The US does breakfast best, by far. BY FAR.

Best full English i ever had? In the US. Best eggs Benedict? In the US. Best avocado toast? In the US. Best huevos rancheros? Best salmon bagel? Best muesli? Best egg and bacon sandwich? You guessed it... the US.

You're not half bad at food in general. Not the best by far but not bad. But breakfast? No other country comes even close. I've been all over the states, and let me say there is only one place i really dislike... Las Vegas. But Vegas has one redeeming quality. The Cosmopolitan breakfast buffét.

Aenator

"Start your day off..."

America: Fried Chicken and Waffles for breakfast. Start your day off with a nap immediately after breakfast.

Herogamer555

"I explain to myself..."

Vietnam. Nothing beats breakfast pho or com tam for me (later is a bit lighter imo)

Surely it's partly down to what you grow up with. A classmate once was disgusted by me because she thought I brought kebab to school. I didn't, but I also didn't get what was her problem. While a sweet light breakfast is fine, my mouth really is watering over savory stuff. So naturally I love love love english breakfast (except for the sausage. sorry, as someone growing up in Germany, i just cant)

I explain to myself this way that my taste buds and preferences are designed by my upbringing, but it might have been as well the genetics that determine who we am and what we like to eat.

Honorable mention to Turkish breakfast at a hostel in Izmir hostel for the first time. Light and fresh (vegetarian). Since then, I occasionally go to Turkish restaurants just to try different breakfasts. Yum!

ricepotatoe

"We have a place in town..."

I am a fan of the Mexican breakfast. We have a place in town that serves an incredible meal. This local place serves what it calls the enchilada casserole. Three layers of tortillas topped with barbacoa and cheese on each of the layers. Topped with two eggs and huevo ranchero sauce and cream. Side of beans and rice.

AdAstra_Beer

"It was such a variety..."

Greece! Real yogurt with honey, fruit, wonderful pastries and breads. It was such a variety, I never felt like I missed any food groups.

rubyandgray

"I stayed at a really nice little hotel..."

Czech Republic. I stayed at a really nice little hotel right at the foot of Prague Castle. Every morning they would serve the most amazing breakfast with quite possibly the best soup I have ever had. It was a mushroom soup with fresh dill and a perfectly poached egg. I've been chasing the perfect kulajda recipe ever since.

rratnip

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Have you ever been reading a book, watching a movie, or even sitting down for a fantastical cartoon and began to salivate when the characters dig into some doozy of a made up food?

You're not alone.

Food is apparently fertile ground for creativity. Authors, movie directors, and animators all can't help but put a little extra time and effort into the process of making characters' tasty delights mouthwatering even for audiences on the other side of the screen.

Read on for a perfect mixture of nostalgia and hunger.

AllWhammyNoMorals asked, "What's a fictional food you've always wanted to try?"

Some people were all about the magical foods eaten in the magical places. They couldn't help but wish they could bite into something with fantastical properties and unearthly deliciousness.

Nutritious

"Enchanted golden apple" -- DabbingIsSo2015

"The Minecraft eating sounds make me hungry" -- FishingHobo

"Gotta love that health regeneration" -- r2celjazz

"Pretty sure those are based off the golden apples that grant immortality. Norse mythology I think?" -- Raven_of_Blades

Take Your Pick

"Nearly any food from Charlie and the Chocolate factory" -- CrimsonFox100

"Came here to say snozzberries!" -- Utah_Writer

"Everlasting Gobstoppers #1, but also when they're free to roam near the chocolate river and the entire environment is edible." -- devo9er

Peak Efficiency

"Lembas" -- Roxwords

"The one that fills you with just a bite? My fat a** would be making sandwiches with two lembas breads and putting bacon, avocado and cheese inside. Then probably go for some dessert afterwards. No wonder why those elves are all skinny, eating just one measly bite of this stuff." -- sushister

Some people got stuck on the foods they saw in the cartoons they watched growing up. The vibrant colors, the artistic sounds, and the exaggerated movements all come together to form some good-looking fake grub.

The One and Only

"Krabby patty 🍔" -- Cat_xox

"And a kelp shake" -- titsclitsntennerbits

"As a kid I always pretended burgers from McDonalds were Krabby Patties, heck from time to time I still do for the nostalgia of it all. Many of my friends did the same thing." -- Thisissuchadragtodo

Cheeeeeeeeese

"The pizza from an extremely goofy movie. The stringy cheese just looked magical lol" -- ES_Verified

"The pizza in the old TMNT cartoon as well." -- gate_of_steiner85

"Only bested by the pizza from All Dogs Go to Heaven." -- Purdaddy

Get a Big Old Chunk

"Those giant turkey drumsticks in old cartoons that characters would tear huge chunks out of. Those things looked amazing, turkey drumsticks in real life suck and are annoying to eat."

-- Ozwaldo

Slurp, Slurp, Slurp

"Every bowl of ramen on any anime, ever." -- Cat_xox

"Studio Ghibli eggs and bacon" -- DrManhattan_DDM

"Honestly, any food in anime. I swear to god half the budget no matter what the studio goes into making the food look absolutely delicious." -- Viridun

Finally, some highlighted the things that aren't quite so far-fetched, but still far enough away that it's nothing we'll be eating anytime soon.

That tease can be enough to make your mouth water.

What's In It??

"Butter beer" -- Damn_Dog_Inappropes

"came here to say this. i was pretty disappointed with the universal studio version which was over the top sweet. it was more of a butterscotch root beer. i imagine butter beer to be something more like butter and beer, which wouldn't be crazy sweet, but would have a very deep rich flavor" -- crazyskiingsloth

Slice of the Future

"The microwave pizzas in back to the future two" -- biggiemick91

"I've been fascinated with those for years! They just look so good!" -- skoros

As Sweet As They Had

"The Turkish Delight from Lion Witch & Wardrobe. The real ones I had weren't bad but nothing special." -- spoon_shaped_spoon

"Came here to say this. I know it's a real thing, but I always imagined that it must have been amazing to betray your siblings over." -- la_yes

"You're used to freely available too sweet sweets. For a WW2 era schoolkid, it would have represented all the sweets for an entire year." -- ResponsibleLimeade



Here's hoping you made it through the list without going into kitchen for some snack you didn't actually need.

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