Monday, September 1, 2008

100 things to eat....

Very Good Taste posted a list of 100 things every omnivore should eat. You're supposed to go through it and mark what you've eaten, to see where you stand when compared with the ideal.
Here 'tis....
1. Venison
2. Nettle tea*
3. Huevos rancheros*
4. Steak tartare*(got me sick in Mexico)
5. Crocodile*
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*
21. Heirloom tomatoes*
22. Fresh wild berries*
23. Foie gras
24. Rice and beans*
25. Brawn, or head cheese
26. Raw Scotch Bonnet pepper (once in my HS biology class, what a sadist)*
27. Dulce de leche*
28. Oysters
29. Baklava
30. Bagna cauda
31. Wasabi peas
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*
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*(duh, I live in the Midwest!)
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 (duh)*
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 (State Fair, duh)*
68. Haggis
69. Fried plantain*
70. Chitterlings, or andouillette
71. Gazpacho
72. Caviar and blini
73. Louche absinthe
74. Gjetost, or brunost
75. Roadkill...mmmm deer off the side of the road.
76. Baijiu
77. Hostess Fruit Pie*
78. Snail
79. Lapsang souchong (my favorite tea)
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*
88. Flowers(dandelion tea)*
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 (State Fair, duh)

1 comment:

Karin said...

Wow, among 100, I've had about 30 of them. What does that mean? Am I too weird or what?
Note: frog legs are yummy, better than chicken and more lean, I think. Only, I can't find a food guide list that includes it.