Foods you can't stand

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  1. InvalidUserID macrumors 6502a

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    More specifically, flavors you can't stand. For example, I just had a bahn mi (Vietnamese sandwich) and I forgot to ask them to hold the cilantro. I took a big fat bite and BLECH!

    For me, its really only liver and cilantro. Everything else, I'm game. I have a friend who hates (with a passion) garlic. I always tell her that she must live a bland life. LOL.

    What are your no-no foods?
     
  2. Unspoken Demise macrumors 68040

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    I love all food.
    I will try any food at least once that will not kill me.
    I guess if I had to say something I'm not too fond of: Capers. They are not a good way to garnish a meal. That, and they look like rolly-pollies.

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  3. pelicanflip macrumors 6502a

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    Chives, parsley, leek, and scallion. And all related family members.

    I was forced to eat that stuff when I was little because "it's good for you and it's on your plate."

    Now, the moment any of the mentioned even so much as touches my tongue, I immediately have a really bad gag reflex and want to puke horribly. Sometimes I actually need to, other times I can barely stomach it. :(

    Althought it's not food, I also really can't stand Big Red gum, but that's my own fault for chewing a six pack of it in an hour when I was little :eek:
     
  4. heehee macrumors 68020

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    I haven't had any food i can't stand. I love food too much. I don't like uncooked vegetables, but I still eat it.
     
  5. bartelby macrumors Core

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    Same here.

    I'll often have food I didn't enjoy when I was younger because I know my tastes have changed.

    I'm not too keen on aniseed flavours, but it doesn't stop me having Arak and Absinthe now and again...
     
  6. OutThere macrumors 603

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    I like almost anything and will not turn away any food, however I have never really liked liver. I've tried many kinds of liver from grocery store chicken livers to extremely expensive, fine foie gras in France and just couldn't get a taste for it. I'll eat it, I just have to make myself. :p
     
  7. Unspoken Demise macrumors 68040

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    I want to try blowfish at a very upscale japanese restaurant, since it has to be cut perfectly or it will kill you. I think that will be last on my listof things to eat, butits on there. :D
     
  8. Ann P macrumors 68020

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    Durian, doesn't taste too bad but smells like butt.
     
  9. pelicanflip macrumors 6502a

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    butits. that made me laugh just a little. :eek:


    Blowfish is delicious btw, nom nom nom. I definitely would recommend it. Although fried > not fried, and you need the right sauce. Otherwise, it becomes a bit bland/tasteless.
     
  10. bartelby macrumors Core

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    If it goes wrong it will be last.

    I'd love to try it too.
     
  11. Unspoken Demise macrumors 68040

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    Lol, that was a pretty funny typo. Ill leave it cause I like it. :D
    You've tried it? Were you nervous?
     
  12. GoCubsGo macrumors Nehalem

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    Brussle Sprouts.
    Mushrooms for the most part.
     
  13. InvalidUserID thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    I tried it once at Masa in Manhattan while I was living in NY. I haven't been able to find it in the Bay Area although I haven't put much effort into looking.

    I was rather sake'd up and was more into the experience of trying fugu than the taste although I know it wasn't unpleasant.
     
  14. jknight8907 macrumors 6502a

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    So really it's the fried bit and the sauce that tastes good, not the fish itself.:p
     
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  16. pelicanflip macrumors 6502a

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    Yeah, I've tried it before. I figured, you'll only live once. It was an interesting experience, although I don't think I'll tempt my fate more than once...or twice.

    Not to mention, death by blowfish poison is very rare. In addition, not all blowfish poison have the same toxin levels, so some might give u a tingly feeling, others will just...paralyze and leave you to die of asphyxiation...

    There is no antidote, but if you can survive the first 24 hours, you'll be fine. :p
     
  17. BoyBach macrumors 68040

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    I'll eat anything twice (you've got to be sure of these things!) but I cannot stand pork or pork sausages or ham. Loves me some bacon though!

    As for flavours? I can't think of anything I really dislike.
     
  18. leekohler macrumors G5

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    I can't eat seafood. I got food poisoning twice from shrimp and now, just the smell of seafood makes me nauseous.

    Whole tomatoes are nasty too. Tomato sauce is good. :)
     
  19. Unspoken Demise macrumors 68040

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    Have you tried eating halved cherry tomatoes with salt on them? A very good snack. :)
     
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  21. bartelby macrumors Core

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    Well, don't come over here for a MR get together then...
    :p
     
  22. MacVixen macrumors 6502

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    Olives - cannot stand olives and I can usually tell when it's been used in foods that I am eating.

    Ditto that for Raisins as well. love grapes, but whatever reason cannot stand raisins - I think it's a texture thing :eek:
     
  23. leekohler macrumors G5

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    I have- nasty. It's a texture thing, that's all.
     
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    Yikers! that no good. I eat seafood almost everyday. I love my tasty treats from the deep blue.:)
     

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