International Food Shopping

An American woman at Global Foods has put her Ukrainian boyfriend on loudspeaker and he is guiding her search for food.

“Are you in the aisle that says ‘Ukraine’? No, it’s not the same aisle as Russia. It’s barely the same planet as Russia but whatever. Do you see the Ukrainian flag? OK, now get two boxes of Korean carrots. No, don’t go to the Korean section. The best place for Korean carrots is Ukraine. We also need matzo balls because I was going to make our traditional Ukrainian soup. And if you could grab some halva, that would be great. Israel? Why do you need to go to the Israeli section when all this stuff is right there, under the Ukrainian flag? OK, now you can head over to the Mexican aisle because I’m thinking of making borscht next week and they have the best tomato paste.”