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Omnivore’s survey of 100 things eaten (or not)

November 16, 2008

I’ve (N.) completed my entry below … I scored 27 “shocking” considering what a picky eater I am. How about you?

Here’s what I want you to do:
1) Copy this list into your blog or journal, including these instructions.
2) Bold all the items you’ve eaten.
3) Mark any items that you would never consider eating.
4) Optional extra: Post a comment here at linking to your results.

The VGT Omnivore’s Hundred:
1. Venison
2. Nettle tea
3. Huevos Rancheros
4. Steak tartare
5. Crocodile I had it batter fried in an appetizer
6. Black pudding
7. Cheese fondue
8. Carp
9. Borscht
10. Baba ghanoush.
11. Calamari
12. Pho
13. PB&J sandwich
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- I don’t like pistachios
21. Heirloom tomatoes
22. Fresh wild berries
23. Foie gras
24. Rice and beans
25. Brawn or head cheese I wish I never had
26. Raw Scotch Bonnet pepper- I’m a big baby when it comes to spicy things so I’ll never try that
27. Dulce de leche
28. Oysters
29. Baklava
30. Bagna cauda
31. Wasabi peas I got tricked into eating these and I didn’t like them!
32. Clam chowder in a sourdough bowl
33. Salted lassi
34. Sauerkraut
35. Root beer float
36. Cognac with a fat cigar
37. Clotted cream tea
38. Vodka jelly/Jell-O
39. Gumbo
40. Oxtail
41. Curried goat
42. Whole insects- umm no
43. Phaal
44. Goat’s milk
45. Malt whisky from a bottle worth £60/$120 or more
46. Fugu
47. Chicken tikka masala
48. Eel
49. Krispy Kreme original glazed doughnut SO GOOD
50. Sea urchin
51. Prickly pear
52. Umeboshi
53. Abalone
54. Paneer
55. McDonald’s Big Mac Meal
56. Spaetzle
57. Dirty gin martini
58. Beer above 8% ABV
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 Also, SO GOOD
68. Haggis I feel no desire to try this
69. Fried plantain
70. Chitterlings, or andouillette
71. Gazpacho
72. Caviar and blini
73. Louche absinthe
74. Gjetost, or brunost
75. Roadkill I guess if it was fresh it would be okay…
76. Baijiu
77. Hostess Fruit Pie I don’t like fruit pies
78. Snail
79. Lapsang souchong
80. Bellini
81. Tom Yum
82. Eggs Benedict
83. Pocky
84. Tasting menu at a three-Michelin-star restaurant- I wish!
85. Kobe beef
86. Hare
87. Goulash
88. Flowers
89. Horse- Why would you eat Wilbur?
90. Criollo chocolate
91. Spam- no, not never
92. Soft shell crab- I don’t like seafood
93. Rose harissa
94. Catfish- Don’t like fish
95. Mole poblano
96. Bagel and lox
97. Lobster Thermidor- don’t like seafood
98. Polenta
99. Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee
100. Snake

3 Comments leave one →
  1. knutty knitter permalink
    November 17, 2008 6:13 am

    I got to 27 too. By the way – haggis is really nice. Especially cut thin and fried crispy.

    I’d try most things given the chance except insects. I don’t think I’d cope with that unless I was totally desperate.

    viv in nz

  2. November 17, 2008 10:41 am

    I’m going to post my list tomorrow. How fun. I scored fairly well with 50 of the 100, but I grew up in Colombia, so that helped. I do need to eat a little more European & Asian foods, and perhaps drink a little more alcohol.


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