I’ve been back in the USA for two weeks now, and I’m still adjusting to a few things.
For the past year, my family has lived in Switzerland – and the whole time we complained bitterly about the high cost of food there. Buying groceries to eat at home is expensive enough – but going out to a restaurant? It’s completely outrageous.
The hot lunch program at our kid’s elementary school is a great example of food prices in Switzerland. The “normal” school lunch was $10 – or you could get a “small lunch” without side dish or dessert for $7.50 (but it did come with a drink). The third option was a plain hot dog in a bun for $5.50 (no drink included).
To put this in perspective: if we bought More...