Fast Foods Gone Global
From Taiwanese dumplings to Japanese green tea cream puffs, international food chains are introducing their homegrown flavors to American customers -- and adding some American appeal to the menu.Go to Episode
100 Montaditos is a Spanish sandwich chain with 100 sandwiches made with bread flown in from Spain.
175 N Hiatus Rd
Pembroke Pines, FL 33026
Aroma Espresso Bar and Café
This Israeli café has coffee beans from all around the world, along with house-made pastries.
145 Greene St
New York, NY 10012
This Japanese bakery is known for its cream puffs. The customer picks the shell and the filling, and it's made to order.
New York, NY 10024
This café originally from South Korea is modeled after a 17th-century European salon. They serve Korean and European fare, such as shaved ice with red bean paste and Belgian waffles with whipped cream, caramel and chocolate sauce.
New York, NY 10019
Din Tai Fung
This Taiwanese restaurant is internationally recognized for its dumplings (selling 10,000 a day at the Los Angeles location) and buns stuffed with meat, seafood, veggies or red beans.
1088 South Baldwin Ave
Arcadia, CA 91007
Giraffas is a chain from Brazil with traditional Brazilian food as well as some dishes adapted to American tastes.
3252 Buena Vista Ave #106
Miami, FL 33137
Le Pain Quotidien
This café chain from Belgium specializes in homemade breads. Le Pain cooks use organic ingredients and have not compromised their menu for American tastes.
65 Bleecker St
New York, NY 10012
Maoz is a fast food restaurant from Amsterdam geared toward vegetarians and vegans with sandwiches made of pita bread and various toppings, including hummus, avocado and marinated beets.
683 8th Ave
New York, NY 10036
Pret a Manger
A bakery-café originating from the UK that makes small, to-go meals in on-site kitchens. This chain prides itself on fresh natural foods, and any food that isn’t sold that day is donated to charity.
1432 K St NW & Vermont Ave NW
Washington, DC 20533
The sushi here circulates the restaurant on conveyer belts for customers to select and eat.
50 Massachusetts Ave NE
Washington, DC 20002
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