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#41 Chiquita

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    Posted 29 April 2008 - 06:17 PM

    OMG.. Nanaimo bars are SO GOOD. I would pig out on them all the time if I let myself buy them. Crikey now I want one..

    We definitely have bounty bars and crunchies here too.. oh and smarties. Coffee Crisp is my fav chocolate bar by far.. didn't realize they didn't have those in the states either!

    #42 TA Lindsay

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      Posted 29 April 2008 - 06:19 PM

      LOL we might have to do a BDW food exchange!! I don't know if Nanaimo bars would mail very well....

      LOL

      #43 shellb

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        Posted 29 April 2008 - 06:35 PM

        Nestle brand bar's I don't think are carried in the US, Coffee Crisp, Crunchie (which have been already talked about), EatMores, Big Turk... Our chocolate tastes different (much sweeter).

        US does have Smarties, but they are more like what we call rockets here in Canada.

        Some others:
        Kinder eggs
        MacKintosh's Toffee
        Hickory Sticks (I think)
        Sour Soothers (like Sour Patch Kids candy but soother shape)

        #44 starchild

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          Posted 29 April 2008 - 07:16 PM

          Quote:
          Originally Posted by JaimeLynne
          There are Ketchup chips?!? Oh my gosh my Grandpa would FLIP! LOL
          Burger King makes these chips called ketchup fries, they sell them in the vending machine in my building. They really taste like a fry dipped in ketchup, not sure if they are the same as Canadian style.

          #45 nikkianddean

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            Posted 29 April 2008 - 07:24 PM

            Quote:
            Originally Posted by RyanAmanda

            Our Ice Tea is different too. Up here it's more like kool-aid - FULL of sugar. It's not cold tea with sugar either, I don't know how you explain it other then it being sugary goodness.
            Oh we have that in the south - sweet tea!!!
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            #46 Maura

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            Posted 29 April 2008 - 07:24 PM

            i love kinder eggs! i had them in europe when i studied abroad.

            #47 jean-marcus

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              Posted 29 April 2008 - 07:25 PM

              Quote:
              Originally Posted by lambert13
              What is a Canada?

              Is that where Eskimos live and eat Polar Bears?
              HOLY CRAP... i just about crapped my pants...... hahaha

              #48 teacherbride

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                Posted 29 April 2008 - 07:27 PM

                Not a food but the Ceaser post reminded me that you guys in the states have Absolute Peppar Vodka! Now make a ceaser with that!!! So good!

                Also, Choxy chocolates.

                In Canada we have white (actually clear) vinegar which is amazing on fries. Our BBQ sauce is also very different than yours, even at McDonalds.

                I know these are not foods but we drive 8 hours to Minneapolis for David's Bridal, Kohls, Gordmans, Victorias Secret, Bath and Body Works, H & M, etc.

                #49 ~*petals*~

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                  Posted 29 April 2008 - 10:45 PM

                  Quote:
                  Originally Posted by DougsGirl
                  tim hortons donut holes. i know we have donuts, but not tims!
                  I love Timbits! I brought some back with me last time I was in Toronto.

                  #50 currier73

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                    Posted 29 April 2008 - 10:57 PM

                    I have actually seen ketchup chips in the States. I have only been to Canada once so I no other help.




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