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The Dominance of Western Fast Food

Traditional diets and eating habits are changing worldwi

Western fast food
Photo: Sandy Peters
McDonalds has spread around the world.

Japanese sushi rolls
Photo: Maki Sushi - princess_of_llyr
You can sit in a Brazilian home and enjoy Japanese rolls.

Around the world, eating habits are changing because of the increasing popularity of fast food. Many people feel fast food plays a big role in changing the traditional diets of cultures worldwide.

At the same time, there seems to be a new appreciation of international foods, including a trend toward food fusion.

Western Influences on Korean Food and Eating
Yeunhwa Jang from Korea

The Spread of Fast Food in Asia
Joo Sam Lee from Korea

Americanization? or Internationalization of Food?
Blanca Gonzalez from Venezuela


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