Kiwis love their grilled sausages. They squeeze them into one or two slices of white bread — with or without condiments — and call it a meal.
For us vegetarians, most eateries have options that fit our needs. There’s lot of falafels, burgers and sandwiches. Tofu certainly isn’t as huge here as it is in California.
Many restaurants seem to blend in different ethnic flavors. So when you get a burrito, it kind of tastes like a dosa. But Mexican places are few and far in between. That’s the biggest downfall of the island. Most nationwide American fast-food chains are here, except for Papa John’s, Round Table and anything Mexican.
Meanwhile, the New York Times’ Seth Kugel did a great job of summing up some of the differences between America and New Zealand.