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10 reasons why Irish food is way superior to American food

Evidence within.
Nov 10th 2015, 11:48 AM 14,813 19

IRISH FOOD IS greater than American food in many ways, and let us provide the evidence.

1. Sausage rolls > Corn dogs

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Our beautiful sausage rolls taste far superior to crusty corn dogs. Corn dogs are like a hot dog dipped in batter, but sausage rolls are sausage meat enveloped in a delicious flaky pastry and certainly not served on a stick.

2. Biscuits > Cookies

Let’s be real, there’s not enough variety and too much sugar in American cookies. Give us a tin of, ironically, USA biscuits, any day.

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3. Tayto > Lay’s

Enough said. The States think they own crisps, but alas, they are wrong.

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4. Scones > biscuits

What we call scones, the States call biscuits. They eat them with jam, butter, and… gravy. Disturbing.

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5. Irish gravy > their monstrous creation

If you are sensitive to upsetting images, please look elsewhere now. Gravy in the States is a lot less appetising than the delicious Knorr we all know and love.

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6. Potato waffles > sweet waffles

Sweet waffles are all well and good, but they’re nowhere near as resilient or satisfying to have with dinner as potato waffles are.

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7. Rashers > Bacon

Imagine not having access to a rasher sandwich of a Sunday morning. Imagine that? Imagine you had to put up with some grisly bacon instead? Shudders.

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8. Our chocolate > Their chocolate

There’s way too much sugar in American chocolate and it kinda tastes like we imagine baby vomit might. Cadbury’s wins this round.

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9. Chips > Fries

Give us a manky big bag of chipper chips in a brown bag over flimsy little fries, ANY DAY.

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10. Our salads are superior

American salads are JUST A BOWL OF LEAVES. Where are the slices of ham, what of the boiled egg? The salad cream? The cheese singles?

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