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The Omnivore's 100 - from Peachey

Peachey passed along this "meme" which originated at this website:


I guess it's just an exercise to see if you've expanded your horizons in enjoying new tastes.  It's definitely a Western-oriented list, but given that cultural bias, it's still fun. 

Here are my answers.  If I haven't tried it, no formatting change to the characters.  If I've tried it, it's Bolded.  My comments are bracketed.   If I would refuse to even try it, it's struck through.  

So let's see my "score".  I've tried around 50 out of 100.  I've had true clam chowder in Maine and Maryland, so I think that the sourdough bowl is a stupid gimmick.  And smoking a cigar has nothing to do with drinking cognac -- that's not consumption.  And I'd refuse....none but one out of 100.  The poisonous pufferfish can't be worth the risk of having a chef who's not on his game that day.  Having said that I think if I'd be hungry or desperate enough, I'd eat anything that wouldn't eat me first. 

Here's my list.  I listed a clean cut and paste version afterwards since I added a lot of comments in mine.  

If you do your own list in your own blog, just post a notification at Peachey's blog....here's the link to her blog:


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1 . Venison

  1. Nettle tea

  2. Huevos rancheros

  3. Steak tartare

  4. Crocodile

  5. Black pudding

  6. Cheese fondue

  7. Carp

  8. Borscht

  9. Baba ghanoush

  10. Calamari

  11. Pho

  12. PB&J sandwich

  13. Aloo gobi

  14. Hot dog from a street cart

  15. Epoisses

  16. Black truffle

  17. Fruit wine made from something other than grapes

  18. Steamed pork buns

  19. Pistachio ice cream

  20. Heirloom tomatoes

  21. Fresh wild berries

  22. Foie gras

  23. Rice and beans

  24. Brawn, or head cheese

  25. Raw Scotch Bonnet pepper

  26. Dulce de leche  

  27. Oysters

  28. Baklava

  29. Bagna cauda

  30. Wasabi peas  

  31. Clam chowderin a sourdough bowl (

  32. Salted lassi

  33. Sauerkraut

  34. Root beer float

  35. Cognacwith a fat cigar

  36. Clotted cream tea

  37. Vodka jelly/Jell-O

  38. Gumbo

  39. Oxtail

  40. Curried goat

  41. Whole insects   –

  42. Phaal

  43. Goat’s milk

  44. Malt whisky from a bottle worth £60/$120 or more

  45. Fugu

  46. Chicken tikka masala

  47. Eel

  48. Krispy Kreme original glazed doughnut ]

  49. Sea urchin -

  50. Prickly pear

  51. Umeboshi

  52. Abalone

  53. Paneer

  54. McDonald’s Big Mac Meal

  55. Spaetzle 

  56. Dirty gin martini

  57. Beer above 8% ABV

  58. Poutine

  59. Carob chips

  60. S’mores

  61. Sweetbreads   ]

  62. Kaolin

  63. Currywurst

  64. Durian

  65. Frogs’ legs

67.Beignets, churros, elephant ears or funnel cake

  1. Haggis

  2. Fried plantain

  3. Chitterlings, or andouillette

  4. Gazpacho

  5. Caviar and blini

  6. Louche absinthe

  7. Gjetost, or brunost

  8. Roadkill

  9. Baijiu

  10. Hostess Fruit Pie

  11. Snail

  12. Lapsang souchong   

  13. Bellini

  14. Tom yum

  15. Eggs Benedict

  16. Pocky

  17. Tasting menu at a three-Michelin-star restaurant.

  18. Kobe beef

  19. Hare

  20. Goulash

  21. Flowers

  22. Horse

  23. Criollo chocolate

  24. Spam

  25. Soft shell crab

  26. Rose harissa

  27. Catfish

  28. Mole poblano

  29. Bagel and lox

  30. Lobster Thermidor


  1. Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee   

  2. Snake

Here's the Cut and Paste Version along with the rules: 

The VGT Omnivore’s Hundred:

  1. Venison

  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

  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

  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

  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

  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

  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

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Thanks for helping me waste a couple of hours of my time Peachey!  Crap, now I'm both hungry AND behind schedule. 

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hmm... I gotta do this too... hahaa...
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Thank you muy for doing this meme. I like your added comments. Steamed pork buns come frozen too but fresh is much better. Caviar is pretty awful. Kobe beef isn't that expensive (lol). KK's - may as well swallow a few tablespoons of sugar instead - awful. Baiju has much higher alcohol content than sake. I want some polenta - sounds so delicious and home-y. Thanks again.
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lol, loved the comments, I think its American as oppossed to Western, it took me a bit to figure out that PB&amp;J meant peanut butter and jelly and a lot of the food I haven't heard of or it is called something different ie clotted cream tea, which sounds like you put clotted cream into tea (ewww) but really it is tea with scones, cream and jam and called Devonshire tea in the UK, NZ and Aust
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Doesn't sound American to me, Jaine. I couldn't even read past the first five. I am NOT an adventurous eater. Congrats to you for even doing it, Flag. : )
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lol, I like your way of thinking! so many say frogs legs taste like chicken, usually without the 'rubber' though!! haha,good point on the snake, you should point this out to the pope.
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I will eat pretty much anything besides eggplant
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50 out of 100 and only one thing you wouldn't try - well you're definitely open minded when it comes to eating. I'd like to think I might be too but we'll see when I go through the list. Your commentary was quite amusing :) LOL to #100 and thanks for explaining what some of this is :D
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&quot;100. Snake [maybe if Eve had eaten the snake instead of the apple we wouldn’t be in such a mess today]&quot; :-D
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i just saw beignets in bold... ohhhh how i wish i lived next to cafe du monde.
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Hungry &amp; behind schedule, not a good combo for a person lol. My brain has been too many everywhere's to figure out anything lately. As a friend of mine once said, 'If it's edible I'll eat it, if it's food I'll like it'. That pretty much sums up my philosophy so I'd give pretty much anything a shot, but there are lots of things I haven't tried yet on the list.
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love your snake comment - and horse as well.... share your coffee taste too!
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ooo a meme. i've done one like this but some of the selections seem to be different. yeah tastykake baby!! my sister lives like 5 mins from the bakery. early in the morn all you smell is cake baking. *drool*
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now i have to resist the temptation to do it myself...
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welcome and visit only my websites http://my.xingkong.com/raimundo
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I am a very squeamish eater. I had dinner with friends last night and one of them seemed to have tried all kinds of food.
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