The Omnivore's Hundred

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Here's a chance for a little interactivity for all the bloggers out there. Below is a list of 100 things that I think every good omnivore should have tried at least once in their life. The list includes fine food, strange food, everyday food and even some pretty bad food - but a good omnivore should really try it all. Don't worry if you haven't, mind you; neither have I, though I'll be sure to work on it. Don't worry if you don't recognise everything in the hundred, either; Wikipedia has the answers.

Here's what I want you to do:

  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 linking to your results.

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
  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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The VGT Omnivore's Hundred:

Nettle tea
Huevos rancheros
Steak tartare
Crocodile - I have had its kin alligator (not sure if that counts)
Black pudding
Cheese fondue
Baba ghanoush
PB&J sandwich
Aloo gobi
Hot dog from a street cart -- Whats better than a dirty water dog on 48th and 5th
Epoisses Makes morbier smell like air freshener
Black truffle and white :)
Fruit wine made from something other than grapes -- elderberry, blueberry, strawberry, and cranberry
Steamed pork buns
Pistachio ice cream
Heirloom tomatoes
Fresh wild berries
Foie gras
Rice and beans
Brawn, or head cheese
Raw Scotch Bonnet pepper OUCH
Dulce de leche
Bagna cauda
Wasabi peas Had em...hate em
Clam chowder in a sourdough bowl
Boudin Bakery Pier 39 San Francisco
Salted lassi
Sauerkraut Usually on dirty water hot dog
Root beer float
Cognac with a fat cigar Louis XIII with a Romeo y Julieta
Clotted cream tea
Vodka jelly GOGOGO jello shooters
Curried goat
Whole insects 1 chocolate covered grasshopper..never again
Phaal OUCH
Goat's milk
Malt whisky from a bottle worth £60/$120 or more Bunnahabhaim 35yo
Fugu was underwhelming
Chicken tikka masala
Krispy Kreme original glazed doughnut always when the light is on
Sea urchin
Prickly pear
McDonald's Big Mac Meal
Dirty gin martini i prefer mine bone dry though and if you have to dirty it...use pickle juice
Beer above 8% ABV Chimay White tyvm
Poutine Viva le quebecois
Carob chips
Kaolin but probably in my toothpaste unknowingly
Currywurst Octoberfest in Helen GA
Durian favor A+ smell F that
Frogs' legs
Beignets, churros, elephant ears or funnel cake
Haggis at best friends wedding had to recite Robert Burns' Ode to a Haggis and then eat one
Fried plantain
Chitterlings, or andouillette smells almost as bad cooking as durian
Caviar and blini
Louche absinthe le hurl
Gjetost, or brunost
Roadkill never again...squirrel
Baijiu drink IN bathroom where you plan to sleep
Hostess Fruit Pie
Snail s-car-go :)
Lapsang Souchong
Tom yum
Eggs Benedict
Tasting menu at a three-Michelin-star restaurant. Le Bernardin
Kobe beef
Criollo chocolate Callebaut
Soft shell crab
Rose harissa OUCH
Mole poblano
Bagel and lox with a schmear
Lobster Thermidor
Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee

Mac and Cheese should be on every menu. You can mix it with chicken / bacon / ground beef and it is delicious with all!