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Food Meme – Stolen from the Lovely Christy August 19, 2008

Filed under: memememe — Diana @ 7:12 pm

1) Copy this list into your blog or journal, including these instructions.
2) Bold all the items you’ve eaten.
3) Cross out any items that you would never consider eating.

1. Venison
2. Nettle tea
3. Huevos rancheros (I can’t imagine that I haven’t, but I can’t say for sure…)
4. Steak tartare
5. Crocodile  (I’ve had alligator – is that close?)
6. Black pudding
7. Cheese fondue
8. Carp
9. Borscht (it involves beets, for fuck’s sake. No!)
10. Baba ghanoush
11. Calamari
12. Pho
13. PB&J sandwich  (I am sure I am the only American that has never had a PB&J sammich…)
14. Aloo gobi
15. Hot dog from a street cart
16. Epoisses
17. Black truffle
18. Fruit wine made from something other than grapes
19. Steamed pork buns
20. Pistachio ice cream
21. Heirloom tomatoes
22. Fresh wild berries

23. Foie gras
24. Rice and beans
25. Brawn, or head cheese
26. Raw Scotch Bonnet pepper
27. Dulce de leche (besides my International Coffee creamer?)
28. Oysters
29. Baklava
30. Bagna cauda
31. Wasabi peas
32. Clam chowder in a sourdough bowl
33. Salted lassi
34. Sauerkraut (Had it, and hated it.)
35. Root beer float
36. Cognac with a fat cigar
37. Clotted cream tea  (Oh, but it sounds awesome!  I ❤ clotted cream!!)
38. Vodka jelly/Jell-O
39. Gumbo
40. Oxtail
41. Curried goat
42. Whole insects
43. Phaal
44. Goat’s milk (does goat cheese count?)
45. Malt whisky from a bottle worth £60/$120 or more
46. Fugu (pufferfish) (Damn it, that’s just not nice)
47. Chicken tikka masala
48. Eel
49. Krispy Kreme original glazed doughnut
50. Sea urchin
51. Prickly pear (Yum!  Anyone going to Arizona soon to get me some?)
52. Umeboshi
53. Abalone
54. Paneer
55. McDonald’s Big Mac Meal
56. Spaetzle
57. Dirty gin martini
58. Beer above 8% (Thank you, Dave’s home brew!)
59. Poutine
60. Carob chips
61. S’mores
62. Sweetbreads
63. Kaolin
64. Currywurst
65. Durian
66. Frogs’ legs
67. Beignets, churros, elephant ears or funnel cake
68. Haggis
69. Fried plantain
70. Chitterlings, or andouillette
71. Gazpacho
72. Caviar and blini
73. Louche absinthe
74. Gjetost, or brunost
75. Roadkill
76. Baijiu
77. Hostess Fruit Pie
78. Snail
79. Lapsang souchong
80. Bellini
81. Tom yum
82. Eggs Benedict
83. Pocky
84. Tasting menu at a three-Michelin-star restaurant.
85. Kobe beef
86. Hare
87. Goulash (My mom used to make something she called goulash – I’m not sure how authentic it was, but it sure was disgusting)
88. Flowers
89. Horse
90. Criollo chocolate
91. Spam
92. Soft shell crab
93. Rose harissa
94. Catfish
95. Mole poblano
96. Bagel and lox
97. Lobster Thermidor

98. Polenta
99. Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee
100. Snake

As I suspected, most of the food I won’t ever eat is seafood – I just don’t do seafood, at all.  And no, I’m not allergic, the thought of it just makes me want to vomit.

And, it looks like I have a lot more ethnic food to try out.  Anyone interested??

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5 Responses to “Food Meme – Stolen from the Lovely Christy”

  1. Jess Says:

    I find it interesting that you didn’t cross out roadkill.

    Looking at that list makes me realize there is a ton of shit I have never tried but I really, really should. How did I get to be a food slacker?

  2. Diana Says:

    Oh, god. I can’t believe I forgot to cross of roadkill. Consider it crossed off! 🙂

  3. Julie Says:

    I was thinking of getting Kobe beef for Bill for his birthday. He talks about wanting it every single week.

  4. Jess Says:

    Oh, I wasn’t judging. For all we know, it could be some delicacy or something. I mean, if you hit a deer with your car and then butcher it and eat it, isn’t that kind like hunting? I mean, hunting with your car and not a gun or bow. Technically, you killed it on a road …

  5. Diana Says:

    Also, Barb pointed out that I have had Pocky – apparently I just flaked on what it was when I went through the list. I’m an idiot, sometimes. Well, in the interest of full disclosure, most of the time.


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