Saturday, August 23, 2008

The Omnivore's 100 - What have you eaten?

Here's what to do:
1) Copy this list. Paste it to your blog or web page if you like.
2) Mark all the items you've eaten. I "bolded" them, but do whatever you like).
3) Cross out any items that you would never consider eating. (I'm using *** instead)
4). Post it!
5) Optional extra: Post here at Very Good Taste *pops* linking to your results.

The Very Good Taste 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/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
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 clay
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

My score: 82

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Feist on Sesame Street

The original Feist video for 1,2,3,4 was filmed in one shot, no edits. So is this Sesame Street video, which, if you think about it, is terribly impressive.

First, Feist singing 1,2,3,4 (a spiffy song by a talented artist, btw):

Then, Feist singing on Sesame Street:

Sunday, August 17, 2008

Another quizy quiz

Last thing you drew?
a kitty

Want someone you can't have?

Do you pay any bills?

Do you believe in young love?

Feel sick?
nah. feel pretty good, actually.

Name something right in front of you?
Jonny Quest on the TV

Blue or Green?
both. sort of a blue-green melange.

Have you ever made a mistake?
not that you know of. seriously? zillions.

What would your last meal be before getting executed?
fried chicken from this one place i know *pops*.

Has someone ever called you beautiful?

Whose bed did you sleep in last night?

Do you miss anyone?
oh, yes.

Have you held hands with anyone in the past 48 hours?

Do you like to cuddle?

Last movie you watched?

What's your hair look like today?
long, black, straight. same as every other day. Unless it's long, red, and straight.

Who was the last person of the opposite sex you talked to on the phone?
my sweetest.

Is something bothering you right now?

Have you been outside today?
brrrrrrrrrr. cold.

Do you daydream?

Are you shy?
actually, yes.

In the past week have you smiled?
of course.

Has someone disappointed you lately?
something somewhere is always disappointing me. jeeze.

What's the 8th text in your inbox say? Who was it from?
"chop chop"... you wouldn't get it. and i'm not about to explain it to anyone.

Have you ever been awake for 48 hours?
yes. i don't recommend it.

What are your initials?
a bunch of ds

Baseball or football?

Do you like the color grey?
in fog, yes.

Look outside, how's the weather?
dark. is "dark" weather? at any rate: cold.

Last time you ate grilled cheese?
i don't know, but sometime before February.

When you think of the rainbow, what pops in your head?

Would you date someone 8 years older than you?
no, my husband would frown on that.

What are you looking forward to in the next month?
cooler weather and snuggling with my sweetie.

When is the last time you talked to number 1 on your top friends?
ummm. talking right now.

What color is your hair?
black. didn't we cover this already?

Do you like pancakes?
so-so. i liked the ones shaped like Mickey Mouse that my dad used to make. i can only have gluten-free ones now, and they are ok.

Is there a member of the opposite gender on your mind?
yes. he's right over there ----->

Have you told anybody you loved them today?
yes. several somebodies.

Have you ever liked anyone from your top friends list?
married to one of them, so yes.

Do you have a facebook?

Sometimes, do you wish you were someone else?

Does it bother you when you text somebody and they take forever to text back?
ummm... not that i can recall. there are really only a few people whose texts i look forward to.

Do you get to sleep in on weekends/in the summer?
no... well, once in a rare while. it's very nice.

Are you a fan of baths?

Is there somebody that texts/calls you 24/7?
not 24/7, but i like it when he texts/calls. not really from anyone else, though.