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The Omnivore’s Hundred

Several Slow Travel bloggers have been doing the Omnivore's Hundred Meme started by Andrew on Very Good Taste. Krista was the first Slow Travel blogger to post the meme. Jerry and Kim were next. I love Jerry's cartoon.

Clotilde got into the act today on Chocolate & Zucchini. It is a lot of fun. I don't think of myself as an adventurous eater but I was surprised to see that I've tried many of these on the list.

Here are the rules:

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.
4) Optional extra: Post a comment at www.verygoodtaste.co.uk linking to your results.

The Omnivore’s Hundred:

1. Venison (No but I have had gemsbok)
2. Nettle tea
3. Huevos rancheros
4. Steak tartare
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 (Everyone makes Blackberry wine in the PNW)
19. Steamed pork buns
20. Pistachio ice cream
21. Heirloom tomatoes (We grow these ourselves)
22. Fresh wild berries (Yep, they are everywhere in the PNW)
23. Foie gras
24. Rice and beans (I had this this week!)
25. Brawn, or head cheese
26. Raw Scotch Bonnet pepper (habenaro yes- but I don't think a scotch bonnet)
27. Dulce de leche
28. Oysters
29. Baklava
30. Bagna cauda
31. Wasabi peas
32. Clam chowder in a sourdough bowl (long long ago)
33. Salted lassi
34. Sauerkraut
35. Root beer float
36. Cognac with a fat cigar
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 (No but I have been to a tasting of 20 different single malts)
46. Fugu
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
56. Spaetzle
57. Dirty gin martini
58. Beer above 8% ABV
59. Poutine (no but I'm considering having it here in Seattle)
60. Carob chips
61. S’mores
62. Sweetbreads
63. Kaolin
64. Currywurst
65. Durian (Okay... well only durian candy in Singapore)
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 (does rabbit count?)
87. Goulash
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

Comments (5)

We have a lot of the same foods crossed out. I first thought sweetbreads meant the Portuguese sweetbread served here but after seeing it crossed out on your list, I googled it and found out what it really was...eeeewwww!

Kim [TypeKey Profile Page]:

Another one who has never tried bagel and lox. You all need to come back to NYC :)

There you go Kim - I'm not so weird after all!

Mind you - I just don't know about someone who has not had a McDonald's Big Mac!

Hey --- I'm not weird.

I come from the land of smoked salmon. I've had bagels. I've had cream cheese on my bagels but I've never added lox. I think I might have tried the salmon spread but we just don't have good lox out here.

Yep. I've never had a Big. Mac. When I used to frequent MickyD's - my burger of choice was always the Quarter Pounder. Big Mac was too thick for me. Plus I thought they meant the 'Meal'. Doesn't that include fries and drink?

Kim [TypeKey Profile Page]:

Yep, the meal includes fries and a drink (for those of us who were totally pigs a hot apple pie for dessert). BTDT

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