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On When it comes to trying new food, are you an adventurous eater?


Reuben Turner 5 years, 9 months ago

well i be.. i will try new foods, but usually, only on saturday..

Terry Sexton 5 years, 9 months ago

Today's lunch is peanut butter & tomato sammich. Don't know if that qualifies as adventurous, but it sure is tasty.

Topple 5 years, 9 months ago

I like me some fresh sliced tomato, sliced mozzarella and basil splashed with balsamic.

Topple 5 years, 9 months ago

Tried the local cuisine in Qatar...was quite bad. Korean food, similar experience with the exception of Bulgogi.

My borrowed motto is "Keep It Simple, Stupid."

Topple 5 years, 9 months ago

I know the place I ate at was in the Souq Wakif, Doha. They had rooftop hookah smoking on couches. Fun place.

I'm not 100% that what I had was shawarma, but the pictures and info I googled look and sound like it. It was too fatty for my liking.

Never tried the luqaimats. I did like these fried appetizers that were veggie stuffed, and I believe there were several different meat stuffed ones. The veggie was the best. Maybe the meats just didn't suit me.

Topple 5 years, 9 months ago

Commercial flights just aren't made to accomodate persons over like 5' 9". At 6' 2" I get incredibly uncomfortable on flights, but it's the hours of airport hassle that drives me crazy.

RoeDapple 5 years, 9 months ago

I once ordered calamari while seated with a large group that included a friend from the Netherlands. He said he was surprised anyone from Kansas would know what calamari is. I told him not all of us were raised exclusively on beef and taters. (Goes good with Pabst Blue Ribbon beer)


classclown 5 years, 9 months ago


The best part of being overseas is immersing yourself in a foreign culture and trying things so unusual to yourself, but so normal to someone else... including the food.

August 28, 2012 at 8:48 a.m


Until you discover your 'food' running for its life across your plate or the table.

Leslie Swearingen 5 years, 9 months ago

classclown, to me that is cruel. I have read that the Japanese put live lobster on the table and slice it up. If it goes off the table I wonder, do they have the five second rule. I like the salt and vinegar crickets they have in the gift shop at the Natural History Museum. They are real crickets and they taste just like sunflower seeds.

blindrabbit 5 years, 9 months ago

Roedapple: Liked your picture of a octopus, but missed the squid (calamari).. Kinda like the Florida Gators using a crocodile as their logo

Leslie Swearingen 5 years, 9 months ago

In this photo released by Tsunemi Kubodera, a researcher with Japan's National Science Museum, a giant squid attacking a bait squid is pulled up by his research team off the Ogasawara Islands, south of Tokyo, on December 4, 2006.

Frederic Gutknecht IV 5 years, 9 months ago

The 'coon bourguignon was delicious...conejo con polenta divine...fried squirrel in pastry delightful...and grilled snapping turtle so fine...

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