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Thursday, October 9, 2008

100th Post

so i've reached my 100th post. awesome. to commemorate the occasion i'm going to do the Omnivore's 100 that's been floating around the internet for months. i'll have a proper celebration when it's my 1 year anniversary.

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 here at Very Good Taste linking to your results.

The VGT Omnivore’s Hundred:
1. Venison - not memorable
2. Nettle tea
3. Huevos rancheros
4. Steak tartare - that would be a negative. i like my beef rare but not RAW
5. Crocodile - it was chewy and fatty
6. Black pudding - i don't like blood
7. Cheese fondue
8. Carp
9. Borscht - i'm not a beet kinda girl
10. Baba ghanoush - i'm a fan
11. Calamari - also a fan of
12. Pho - my all time favorite dish. in the whole wide world.

13. PB&J sandwich - only with grape jelly
14. Aloo gobi - yum
15. Hot dog from a street cart - in NYC, DC and Baltimore
16. Epoisses - i'd give it a whirl tho
17. Black truffle - i've always wanted to try this
18. Fruit wine made from something other than grapes - plums
19. Steamed pork buns -in China and Hong Kong
20. Pistachio ice cream - it looks unnatural to me. i don't know why
21. Heirloom tomatoes
22. Fresh wild berries
23. Foie gras - heart it
24. Rice and beans - not a fan
25. Brawn, or head cheese - i've had the vietnamese version of it and it's rather ok
26. Raw Scotch Bonnet pepper
27. Dulce de leche
28. Oysters - love it
29. Baklava - i don't like it
30. Bagna cauda
31. Wasabi peas
32. Clam chowder in a sourdough bowl
33. Salted lassi - i don't like drinks like this, bubble tea included
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 - love love love love it
42. Whole insects
43. Phaal
44. Goat’s milk -not as a drink, but in cheese
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 - i don't like it
70. Chitterlings, or andouillette
71. Gazpacho -not a fan
72. Caviar and blini
73. Louche absinthe
74. Gjetost, or brunost
75. Roadkill
76. Baijiu
77. Hostess Fruit Pie - it'd be unamerican to not have tried this
78. Snail - love it
79. Lapsang souchong
80. Bellini
81. Tom yum - i lived in Bangkok for 3 years
82. Eggs Benedict
83. Pocky - i still grab this at the asian markets
84. Tasting menu at a three-Michelin-star restaurant. - i wish
85. Kobe beef
86. Hare
87. Goulash
88. Flowers
89. Horse
90. Criollo chocolate
91. Spam
92. Soft shell crab - i live in Baltimore
93. Rose harissa
94. Catfish
95. Mole poblano
96. Bagel and lox
97. Lobster Thermidor
98. Polenta
99. Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee
100. Snake

final thoughts: i like blogging. it chronicles what i eat, even better than when i used an excel spreadsheet to calculate my daily caloric intake. it also amuses me, and lord knows if i'm not a happy person, i'm quite the beast. but i'm most amused when my friends and pham-ily "visit". they know how anti-social i normally am so this is my way of sharing. i have a stat counter thingy that tells me the number of people who visit my page and lately it's been spiking. pretty modest but it still tickles me. however, i'd love to hear from the readers. surely i'm doing something wrong or i could do something better? or there's something you'd like me to make? cus trust, i'll give it a whirl and even if i fail, i'll still say something.

anyway, please don't forget to do something about your boobies, whether it be participate in a walk, another walk, the bake off or feeling yourself up for any potential bumps.

Today's soundtrack: Matt Nathanson, All We Are

4 comments:

  1. Hey awesome! I was thinking of doing this for my 100th post too. We'll be 100th omnivore post buddies.

    How'd you get it to keep the strike through? I'm impressed.

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  2. congrats lan! woot woot! you go.

    this looks interesting... i'll have to give it a go... later... when i'm not forced to be productive...

    later!

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  3. Jen -i have no idea how i did the strike thingy now. i did a search on html codes and that was what was posted.

    trish -
    thanks! this list made me realize that i'm not as adventurous as i thought.

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  4. Jen -i have no idea how i did the strike thingy now. i did a search on html codes and that was what was posted.

    trish -
    thanks! this list made me realize that i'm not as adventurous as i thought.

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