Americanised Australian food (and drink)

Americanised Australian food (and drink)

Americans have a special talent for making cuisines from other country their own. Usually by employing the use of a deep fryer and various condiments. It’s all about catering to the American tastebud, which seems to be big on saturated fat, salt, and a tonne of...
Where to eat in Ottawa

Where to eat in Ottawa

When you’re looking at where to eat in Ottawa, it can be tough to narrow the list down. There are a range of restaurants, cafes and great little kiosks where you can grab a quick bite or while away a few hours with friends. So while deciding where to eat in...
Where to get Aussie Meat Pies in the US

Where to get Aussie Meat Pies in the US

When you’re far away from home for a long time, you sometimes need a bit of familiar comfort food. Nothing brings back memories like smell and taste and meat pies fit both of those bills for Aussie expats. But they can be a little difficult to find in the US,...
11 best junk foods in the USA

11 best junk foods in the USA

Regular readers of Bright Lights of America already know that I spend a fair whack of my time whinging about how terrible junk food in the US is. Namely the chocolate. I don’t understand how anyone could enjoy Hershey’s. I may have misrepresented the array...