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Titanic Awards book spotted in the wild (just released)Nominee

May 5th, 2010 by Doug Lansky

Worst setback for Italian cuisine: McItalyNominee

February 10th, 2010 by Doug Lansky

MCITALYJust  Italy needs: a pseudo-food American version of Italian cuisine.  Now Americans can go to Italy and get what they’ve so badly been missing.

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Worst-Smelling FoodNominee

July 8th, 2009 by Doug Lansky

Hákarl, the Icelandic specialty.

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Worst-Smelling FoodNominee

July 7th, 2009 by Doug Lansky

Swedish surströmming

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Which Country Has the Most Overrated Cuisine?Nominee

June 18th, 2009 by Doug Lansky

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photo by richardmasoner via flickr

titanic awards survey current standings
World’s Most Overrated Cuisine
1st France 49.1% of votes
2nd Italy 9.0% of votes
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United States

China

Britain

Japan

5.1% of votes

4.0% of votes

3.0% of votes

2.6% of votes

FYI:  Nearly 40% the the French who took the survey agreed that they had the most overrated cuisine.


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Which Country Has the World’s Worst Cuisine?Nominee

June 17th, 2009 by Doug Lansky

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photo by ctoverdrive via flickr

titanic awards survey current standings
World’s Worst National Cuisine
1st Britain 25.1% of votes
2nd United States 10.3% of votes
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China

Russia

Germany

Australia

Ireland

3.5% of votes

3.2% of votes

2.6% of votes

2.3% of votes

2.0% of votes


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Which Country Makes the World’s Worst Beer?Nominee

June 16th, 2009 by Doug Lansky

budweiser

photo by  tojosan via flickr

titanic awards survey current standings
Makes the World’s Worst Beer
1st United States 23% of votes
2nd China 5.2% of votes
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4th

5th

6th

Britain

Australia

France

Italy

4.1% of votes

3.7% of votes

3.4% of votes

3.3% of votes

FYI: So far Budweiser has had the most nominations for #1 world’s worst beer.
Good to be #1 at something.

Over 2000 people from more than 80 countries have taken the survey so far.
Agree or disagree with the results? Take the new 2010 survey

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Worst Travel Agent RequestNominee

June 10th, 2009 by Doug Lansky

chihuahua

photo via flickr:  Erick Muñiz and Texas to Mexico composite

Travel agent Steven Greenbaum of Pisa Brothers Travel in New York was asked to book a trip with a pet Chihuahua.  The  traveler wanted to take the dog to Chihuahua, Mexico. Why?  To help the pet discover his roots.

Source: Travel + Leisure

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Worst Dressed TouristsNominee

June 3rd, 2009 by Doug Lansky

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titanic awards survey current standings
World’s Worst Dressed Tourists
1st Americans 47.2% of votes
2nd Germans 13.9% of votes
3rd British 9.5% of votes

Over 1000 people from more than 70 countries have taken the survey so far.
Agree or disagree with the results? There’s still time to take the survey >>

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Worst Restaurant ThemeNominee

June 1st, 2009 by Doug Lansky

Presumably their bathroom has a restaurant theme.

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Worst Restaurant ThemeNominee

May 26th, 2009 by Doug Lansky

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Yes, it’s a hospital-themed restaurant.

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Worst Street SnacksNominee

May 20th, 2009 by Doug Lansky

Fried tarantulas and other assorted snacks. Always nice to buy your food from someone wearing a face mask.

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