This is a list of 100 foods that every omnivore should eat sometime in their life. The idea is to bold the ones you've eaten.
Happily, I like to eat (though I avoid heavy spices), so i expect to do well on this one...
2. Nettle tea
3. Huevos rancheros
4. Steak tartare (I was raised on raw beef. OMG yum)
6. Black pudding
7. Cheese fondue
10. Baba ghanoush
13. PB&J sandwich
14. Aloo gobi
15. Hot dog from a street cart In New York, we called these "dirty water hot dogs," because the flavor was best when the water hadn't been changed in awhile. And omg they're awesome.
17. Black truffle
18. Fruit wine made from something other than grapes Cue Deana carter singign "Strawberry Wine"
19. Steamed pork buns
20. Pistachio ice cream Gross. Dad liked it. Well, he ate it. Pretty sure he only ate it because it was the only ice cream we kids wouldn't touch.
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 - It helped to grow up on an island. And boy, do I love seafood...
30. Bagna cauda
31. Wasabi peas
32. Clam chowder in a sourdough bowl
33. Salted lassi
35. Root beer float I've had one, but I hate the taste of root beer
36. Cognac with a fat cigar
37. Clotted cream tea
38. Vodka jelly/Jell-O - Never again will I do blue JellO shots. I swear.
41. Curried goat Yup - went to jamaica 3 times and it's common there
42. Whole insects Like Allison said, unintentional
44. Goat’s milk
45. Malt whisky from a bottle worth £60/$120 or more - I don't do whiskey. I do cheap.
47. Chicken tikka masala
49. Krispy Kreme original glazed doughnut - I prefer Dunkin' Donuts, myself
50. Sea urchin
51. Prickly pear
55. McDonald’s Big Mac Meal
57. Dirty gin martini not a big fan of gin
60. Carob chips - not my fault, I thought they were chocolate.
66. Frogs’ legs
67. Beignets, churros, elephant ears or funnel cake
69. Fried plantain I grew up in a Puerto Rican neighborhood, of *course* we had platanos
70. Chitterlings, or andouillette
72. Caviar and blini
73. Louche absinthe
74. Gjetost, or brunost
77. Hostess Fruit Pie
78. Snail In a lovely garlic butter sauce. Mm.
79. Lapsang souchong
81. Tom yum
82. Eggs Benedict
84. Tasting menu at a three-Michelin-star restaurant
85. Kobe beef
90. Criollo chocolate
91. Spam Someone in college forced me to try it. GROSS.
92. Soft shell crab
93. Rose harissa
95. Mole poblano
96. Bagel and lox
97. Lobster Thermidor
98. Polenta had it for the first tiem at Spalding U. during my MFA residency.
99. Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee
Conclusion: The Guardienne loves her some foodstuffs. Also, now I'm ravenously hungry. Anyone got any raw oysters?