What breakfast looks like from around the world

The most important meal of the day varies wildly from place to place.

For example, breakfast in China includes items like dumplings, dim sum and hot soups.

Australians love Vegemite, a dark brown spread made of leftover brewer's yeast, on toast.

Brazilians enjoy a strong coffee with milk and a plate of of ham, cheese, and bread.

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Best breakfast spots in the US
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Best breakfast spots in the US
Stoby's -- Conway, Ark.
Boulette's Larder -- San Francisco, Calif.
John O'Groats -- Los Angeles, Calif.
The Waysider -- Tuscaloosa, Ala.
LewMarNel's at the Best Western House Inn -- South Lake Tahoe, Calif.
Nate N' Al -- Beverly Hills, Calif.
The Breakfast King -- Denver, Colo.
Quaker Diner -- West Hartford, Conn.
Thumbs Up Diner -- Atlanta, Ga.
Runcible Spoon -- Bloomington, Ind.
Ann Sather -- Chicago, Ill.

Colombia and Venezuela revolve around their arepas, which are dense corn cakes that can be filled or topped with cheese, ham or eggs.

The traditional English breakfast includes eggs, sausage, bacon and beans.

In Germany an assortment of cold meats, cheese, jam and breads are spread around the table for all to eat.

A popular traditional breakfast in Turkey consists of bread, cheese, butter, olives, eggs, tomatoes, cucumbers, jam, honey and kaymak. It can also include a spicy Turkish sausage and Turkish tea.

A Korean breakfast looks strikingly similar to a Korean dinner. There's rice, soup, the ever-present kimchi and some type of fish or beef.

The Swiss start their day with muesli which consists of raw oats, grains and dried fruits served in milk or yogurt.

And finally, the very popular American breakfast likely includes pancakes, potatoes and eggs.

Despite its many variations, it's fair to conclude that eggs, cheese and bread are the most common staples in most breakfast meals.

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