Wednesday, August 20, 2008

My Omnivore 100

While browsing through Joelen's blog, I found the Omnivore 100 to be interesting and thought I'd play along. Here is what you do:

"What's your Omnivore 100 score? If you'd like, find out your Omnivore 100 score with this list of food items. How the Omnivore's 100 works":

1) Copy this list into your blog or journal, including these instructions.
2) Bold all the items you’ve eaten. (Higlighted in Green)
3) Cross out any items that you would never consider eating. (I'll Highlight mine in red)

I left the ones I'd like to try in blue.

1. Venison
2. Nettle tea
3. Huevos rancheros
4. Steak tartare
5. Crocodile
6. Black pudding
7. Cheese fondue
8. Carp ( I just can't get over the word)
9. Borscht
11. Calamari
12. Pho
13. PB&J sandwich
14. Aloo gobi
15. Hot dog from a street cart
16. Epoisses (not sure, but if Joelen is scared...)
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 (just looks gross to me)
26. Raw Scotch Bonnet pepper (Not unless I was getting $$ for it)
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 (No thank you, I value my life.)
47. Chicken tikka masala
48. Eel
49. Krispy Kreme original glazed doughnut
50. Sea urchin
51. Prickly pear
52. Umebosh
i53. Abalone
54. Paneer
55. McDonald’s Big Mac Meal
56. Spaetzle
57. Dirty gin martini
58. Beer above 8% ABV (alcohol by volume)
59. Poutine
60. Carob chips
61. S’mores
62. Sweetbreads
63. Kaolin ???
64. Currywurst
65. Durian (I'm interested, but worried about the smell)
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 (ew, ew, EW!)
76. Baijiu
77. Hostess Fruit Pie (Oh how I love these, just haven't had one since I was a kid)
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/rabbit
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

My Score: 55/100.


Arlene Delloro said...

This was cool; did it on my blog, mentioning yours and original, of course. Love your blog.

What's Cookin Chicago said...

You're going to have to come to Chicago Ally so that we can raise that score and introduce you to some foods to try!! :)

Anonymous said...

I really do love the fact there is so much I haven't tasted on these lists! There's still heaps to look forward to! :)

Julia said...

It was so good to see you and Chad yesterday. Nate kept saying..."Lally??" and looking around once we left you. Tell Chad to watch out cause I think he's in love!! hahaha

Call me when you guys are ready to start moving!! I def. want to help. :)

Love ya!

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