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About the Show

Find out how American fast-food chains are going global by adapting to local tastes and taboos.
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  • Latin America
    American chains are exporting more than just their classic burgers and fries to Latin America. They’re adapting to local tastes by offering Latin American favorites such as empanadas at McDonald's in Cartagena, suspiro donuts at Dunkin' Donuts in Lima and caramelized goat’s milk desserts at Baskin Robbins in Mexico City.
    Tuesday December 30
    10am | 9c
  • USA
    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.
    Tuesday December 30
    11am | 10c
  • Africa
    From McDonald's in Marrakech offering the McArabia to Dunkin’ Donuts in Dubai serving date donuts, American fast-food chains adapt their menus to celebrate the local flavors of Africa and the Middle East.
    Tuesday December 30
    12pm | 11c
  • Fast Foods Gone Global: Asia
    Traditional dishes and local cultures influence flavors at American fast food chains throughout Asia, with menu items like McDonald's bulgogi burger in Seoul and Baskin Robbins’ kiwi sorbet in Japan.
    Tuesday December 30
    1pm | 12c
  • Europe
    In Europe, fast food chains offer local twists on American classics. Try McDonald's Beef A La Russe in Moscow, fried fish at KFC in Paris and Turkish sausage at Pizza Hut in Istanbul.
    Sunday April 5
    12pm | 11c
  • Fast Foods Gone Global: Asia
    Traditional dishes and local cultures influence flavors at American fast food chains throughout Asia, with menu items like McDonald's bulgogi burger in Seoul and Baskin Robbins’ kiwi sorbet in Japan.
    Sunday April 5
    1pm | 12c
  • Latin America
    American chains are exporting more than just their classic burgers and fries to Latin America. They’re adapting to local tastes by offering Latin American favorites such as empanadas at McDonald's in Cartagena, suspiro donuts at Dunkin' Donuts in Lima and caramelized goat’s milk desserts at Baskin Robbins in Mexico City.
    Tuesday April 21
    12pm | 11c
  • Africa
    From McDonald's in Marrakech offering the McArabia to Dunkin’ Donuts in Dubai serving date donuts, American fast-food chains adapt their menus to celebrate the local flavors of Africa and the Middle East.
    Tuesday April 21
    1pm | 12c
  • USA
    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.
    Tuesday April 21
    2pm | 1c
  • Europe
    In Europe, fast food chains offer local twists on American classics. Try McDonald's Beef A La Russe in Moscow, fried fish at KFC in Paris and Turkish sausage at Pizza Hut in Istanbul.
    Wednesday June 24
    11am | 10c
  • Africa
    From McDonald's in Marrakech offering the McArabia to Dunkin’ Donuts in Dubai serving date donuts, American fast-food chains adapt their menus to celebrate the local flavors of Africa and the Middle East.
    Wednesday June 24
    12pm | 11c
  • USA
    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.
    Wednesday June 24
    1pm | 12c
  • Fast Foods Gone Global: Asia
    Traditional dishes and local cultures influence flavors at American fast food chains throughout Asia, with menu items like McDonald's bulgogi burger in Seoul and Baskin Robbins’ kiwi sorbet in Japan.
    Wednesday June 24
    2pm | 1c