After more than two years work in progress, we proudly present the results of our survey "Eating in America"!

All documents are available for download as .pdf files (right click --> save as).
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1. Eating in America - A Cultural Survey : dish of the day, including all our insights and thoughts about American food

2. The Questionnaires - Explanation

3. English Questionnaire : distributed among Americans only

4. English Questionnaire - Results

5. German Questionnaire : distributed among Germans only

6. German Questionnaire - Results

7. Interview Smokehouse BBQ : a transcription of the Interview with Darioush Gashemi, Kansas City


We hope you enjoyed reading our collected works, and we would very much like you to share your views and comments with us. Of course you can always refer to our messageboard or send us an e-mail.

All the best,

Markus & Matthias, January 2003