Friday, August 29, 2008

The Food Experience Meme

I saw this meme over at A Day In The Life of Binks, and since I'm trying DESPERATELY to post more often, I copied and pasted this sucker in a flash. I'm tellin' ya right now that I haven't even heard of some of these food items; in fact I'm not even sure they ARE food. But here goes...

The Food Experience Meme

Have you ever tried:

Venison? Yes. Not a fan.
Nettle tea? Absolutely not.
Huevos rancheros? YES!
Steak tartare? No
Crocodile? Nope, but I've tried gator.
Black pudding? Never heard of it.
Cheese fondue? I've never had ANY fondue. Aren't I deprived?
Carp? Maybe; I'm not sure.
Borscht? No
Baba ghanoush? No
Calamari? Yes
Pho? Yep.
PB&J sandwich? Yes, but I prefer my PB without jelly.
Aloo gobi? No clue, dude.
Hot dog from a street cart? Yes, if the cart in front of Home Depot counts.
Epoisses? Huh?
Black truffle? Nope
Fruit wine made from something other than grapes? Does this include Boone's Farm?
Steamed pork buns? I don't think so.
Pistachio ice cream? Oh yeah.
Heirloom tomatoes? I don't think so.
Fresh wild berries? Dewberries when I was a kid.
Foie gras? Negatory.
Rice and beans? Oh yeah.
Brawn, or head cheese? No way on earth.
Raw Scotch Bonnet pepper? No, but Big Daddy has.
Dulce de leche? I think so.
Oysters? Only fried. I've never been able to eat a raw one.
Baklava? Yes.
Bagna cauda? I'm pretty sure not.
Wasabi peas? Yup.
Clam chowder in a sourdough bowl? No sourdough bowl.
Salted lassi??
Sauerkraut? Just this week, baby.
Root beer float? Probably, but I'm not a fan.
Cognac with a fat cigar? I may have had cognac, but I didn't know what it was. Cigar? Not that I recall.
Clotted cream tea? Huh?
Vodka jelly/Jell-O? Nope. But maraschinos soaked in vodka? Why yes.
Gumbo? Yes ma'am.
Oxtail? Oh no ma'am.
Curried goat? N-O, No.
Whole insects? Not on purpose.
Phaal? I'm stumped on this one.
Goat's milk? I hope not.
Malt whisky from a bottle worth £60/$130 or more? Possibly.
Fugu? Again with the ignorance.
Chicken tikka masala? Huh uh.
Eel? Nope.
Krispy Kreme original glazed doughnut? Oh yeah, baby.
Sea urchin? Nope.
Prickly pear? Nope
Umeboshi? Not that I'm aware of.
Abalone? No?
Paneer? Wow, how uninitiated is my palate?
McDonald's Big Mac Meal? Probably, but not in many years.
Spaetzle? No again.
Dirty gin martini? Nein.
Beer above 8% ABV? I don't even know what that means, but I HATE beer.
Poutine? No clue.
Carob chips? Finally a yes.
S'mores? Affirmative.
Sweetbreads? Absolutely not.
Kaolin? NO.
Currywurst? How many ways can I say NO?
Durian? No clue.
Frogs' legs? YES!
Beignets, churros, elephant ears or funnel cake? Churros and funnel cake!
Haggis? Hell to the no.
Fried plantain? Nope.
Chitterlings? Absolutely positively NO.
Gazpacho? Yes.
Caviar and blini? Caviar, yes. Blini? I don't even know what that is. Cause I'm a clod.
Louche absinthe? Nope.
Gjetost, or brunost? Is someone just making up words here?
Roadkill? Give me a break. Oh, wait! My friend's dad hit a deer, and that's why I answered YES to venison. Does that mean I've eaten roadkill? GAH!
Baijiu? No.
Hostess Fruit Pie? Yes. But I only like pineapple or strawberry.
Snail? Nope.
Lapsang souchong??
Bellini? Fruity = good.
Tom yum? When will this end?
Tasting menu at a three-Michelin-star restaurant? No.
Kobe beef? No.
Hare? I think not.
Goulash? Yes.
Flowers? Uh no.
Horse? My heavens, I hope not.
Criollo chocolate? It's possible.
Spam? Yes.
Soft shell crab? Do they serve that at Red Lobster or Catfish Sam's?
Rose harissa? nope.
Catfish? Absolutely and positively YES.
Mole poblano? Yes, in a little village in the mountains of Mexico. At a wedding.
Bagel and lox? Nope.
Lobster Thermidor? Nope.
Polenta?do Yes.
Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee? Probably not.
Snake? Nope.

Goodness, y'all, this was a much longer list than I expected. I just went back and counted, and there are 99 items up there! I don't know how many I answered yes to, because I kept on losing my place. I'm apparently overtaken with the ditzy tonight.

Hey, why don't you tell me the weirdest thing, on this list, that you've ever eaten. And if you decide to play along at your blog, feel free to edit the list.


Amy @ Experience Imagination said...

You absolutely must try fondue (though I prefer chocolate to cheese), fried plantains, and clotted cream. I insist. :)

How was the alligator? Seems like it would be tough, but maybe I'm just thinking of the skin.

Amy @ Experience Imagination said...

Oh, and I forgot to say I did it, too! Here's my list.