An ongoing gallery of all the things I frequently come across in Australia that either make reference to iconically American people, places, and things or simply promote something as “American.” I’ll keep updating this as we go along, but in the meantime, I hope you find it as entertaining as I do! Enjoy.
What makes these ribs “American”? Did they come all the way from America?
What makes this particular kind of chocolate “American?”
Apparently someone has figured out a sneaky way to sell random American brands here
Labeled “American Cheese” for all the Aussie Costco members who don’t know what that strange orange stuff is
Isn’t it funny what Australians think we eat for breakfast?!?
Yogurtland has landed in Sydney
Somehow Ben & Jerry’s is the new item being sold at a random Asian dessert place
They actually offer this range of “American” style burgers in Australia: California, New York, and Texas!
Classic!! By the way, this car wash is neither by the bay nor does it employ lifeguards.
Ordering a hot dog from the newly opened Costco
Why is Sarah Palin’s photo being used in a storefront window advertising passport photos?
What is it about “cookies & cream” that requires an American flag??
Whoever wrote this sign clearly failed geography class
Yes! We have one!
Classic American all beef hotdogs
Why are they calling these sandwiches “New Yorker” when clearly they aren’t?
What do Aussies know about Compton?!?
Eat your heart out Disneyland
A classic 1950s American style diner with photos of Elvis
Drawings of LeBron James and a scene of the Statue of Liberty in NY
A Hollywood inspired cupcake craft
The Hulk as a cake craft
A baseball themed quilt complete with American flag style stars
A Mickey & Minnie Mouse themed pumpkin entered in the decorating contest
A nod to Zoolander, complete with typos (they meant “DERELICTE”)
Mickey Mouse ears in the front window display for Sass&Bide