Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Just the Meme for me!

Got this from Stephanie. A little something to get the tummy rumbling. This is the Omnivore's Hundred list of foods the gastronomic Andrew Wheeler thinks everyone should try at least once in their lives.

The rules of the meme: bold those you have tried, strikethrough those you wouldn't eat on a bet.

1. Venison
2. Nettle tea
3. Huevos rancheros
4. Steak tartare
5. Crocodile (does alligator c ount?)
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 (not that i would again!)
26. Raw Scotch Bonnet pepper
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(not now though. had to drink warm rootbeer as a kid when i was sick, ugh!)
36. Cognac with a fat cigar (won't ever take up smoking, so not an option)
37. Clotted cream tea
38. Vodka jelly
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 (if i ever go to japan, i might give it a shot. it's not available in the us)
47. Chicken tikka masala
48. Eel
49. Krispy Kreme original glazed doughnut
50. Sea urchin
51. Prickly pear
52. Umeboshi
53. Abalone
54. Paneer
55. McDonald’s Big Mac Meal (not voluntarily, ugh)
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(all of the above, lol)
68. Haggis
69. Fried plantain
70. Chitterlings, or andouillette
71. Gazpacho (made it, too!)
72. Caviar and blini
73. Louche absinthe
74. Gjetost, or brunost
75. Roadkill (venison. the deer trashed our car, i figured it was only right to eat it)
76. Baijiu
77. Hostess Fruit Pie
78. Snail
79. Lapsang souchong
80. Bellini
81. Tom yum
82. Eggs Benedict (and any variation therein)
83. Pocky (or something similar).
84. Tasting menu at a three-Michelin-star restaurant
85. Kobe beef
86. Hare
87. Goulash
88. Flowers
89. Horse
90. Criollo chocolate
91. Spam (i like it almost burnt)
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

ah, the joys of a culinary arts degree, lol. I've tried 63 of these things. you'll note t here's only 3 i won't do. sorry, just cant' eat secretariat.

link me if you do this, it's too cool!

2 comments:

Michele said...

mmmm, yummy! I must admit I have a timid palate, but if you get a chance for Kobe beef....wow! I had it in Japan. But fugu, no way Jose! I was offered but did not even consider trying it.

PS. I have eaten a roasted ant delicacy from Africa. Good and crunchy, but the legs got stuck in my teeth.

lori said...

ah, but how about butter tarts, eh?

i'm hungry, now...