#SwedenGate sparks food fight: Why some countries share meals more than others

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Cinnamon and cardamon bun served in a Swedish cafe, often eaten at fika – a Swedish word that’s often translated as “coffee and cake break.” Malcolm P Chapman/Getty Images

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If a friend was visiting your home and it was dinnertime, would you invite them to the table? Or would you … chow down without sharing a bite?

These questions are the crux of a Twitter thread that went viral in May. It all began when a user on Reddit

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