I'm pretty certain I've eaten more school lunches in the few days I've been in Russia than I have the seventeen years I've been teaching at Lakeside.
Some cafeteria experiences are universal.
Here is the Russian version of mystery meat:
And short lunches. Many students have asked us about the amount of time students in the USA get for lunch. I still don't understand how students and teachers could consume half the good food offered at Lyceum 1537 in Moscow if they have only the ten minutes for lunch that the students in Barnaul said they have for lunch.
Here are the brunch(?) diners during the first round of lunches at Lyceum 69.