A new study has revealed that Chinese food is the most internet-searched cuisine in the United States, according to Google search data.
The research, conducted by experts at Food Fire Friends, analyzed Google search data related to the 40 most popular cuisines in the world in different U.S. states, to find out what cuisines Americans search for (and eat) the most.
Known all over the world, Chinese food is certainly one of everyone’s most loved cuisines. With an average of more than 3.35 million searches per month in the U.S. only, Chinese is Americans’ absolute favorite food.
2. Mexican With an average of 1.22 million Google searches in the USA, Mexican is Americans’ second most favorite food. Known for its spices and hot sauces, this cuisine is sought-after and appreciated globally.
Thai food is third in the ranking. With more than 823,000 monthly Google searches in the USA, Thai remains one of Americans’ first choices when it comes to foreign cuisines.
Registering an average of 673,000 Google searches, Indian food is the fourth most Googled food in America.
Another Asian cuisine features in fifth. Showing an average of 246,000 Google searches in the U.S., Korean food is the fifth most popular cuisine in the States, followed by Japanese (with an average of 201,000 Google searches per month in the U.S.), and soul food (201,000).
Greek, Italian and Hawaiian food follow in the ranking with an average of respectively 165,000, 165,000 and 90,500 searches in the U.S.
The study was conducted by Food Fire Friends, which is dedicated to helping users grill and barbecue better, by offering practical guides, recipes, and advice on all aspects of outdoor cooking.
—Food Fire Friends