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Ten Types of Foodies

alkapal Apr 20, 2012 01:52 PM

This was a cute piece I just saw on the Top Ten Types of Foodies and the Remedy to each one. http://ecosalon.com/foodie-undergroun...

  1. Chemicalkinetics Apr 20, 2012 02:07 PM

    Being honest and objective, I probably belong to type 1, type 10, and type 6.

    I like to make foods on my own. In fact, a very major reason for me to eat out is to learn and to see if I can make the same dishes. Basically, eating out help set a bar and an example for me to reach for.

    On the other hand, I lean more toward type 6 than type 5. Not so much about food carts, but I love the more down to earth food, like southern barbecue, a nice bowl of Chinese congee, Korean Banchan.... you get the idea.

    1. DuchessNukem Apr 20, 2012 02:35 PM

      Lol, that was cute. :)

      I'm a #10. And my sprouts are fantastic. I will admit to occasional dehydrator fiascoes.

      1. inaplasticcup Apr 20, 2012 02:52 PM

        I think myself a combo of 1, 6, 8 and 10.

        Fun article. Thanks for sharing, alkapal! :)

        1. Miss Needle Apr 20, 2012 05:55 PM

          Thanks for the article! I'm probably 1, 6 and 10. I can be 7 at home (the rules fly out the window when I go out to eat). And I don't think I'm 3, but pronounce Nutella in a bit of a Euro way.

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          1. re: Miss Needle
            alkapal Apr 21, 2012 04:32 AM

            LOL -- as i read the article, i'm actually sounding out in my mind how many variations there might be of the pronunciation of "nutella. "

            1. re: alkapal
              LulusMom Apr 21, 2012 09:39 AM

              I could only come up with about 2, possibly 3 (and I used to work at the World Bank, so I know from accents!).

          2. YAYME Apr 21, 2012 02:29 AM

            I'm a bit of 1, 5, 6, and 10. I tend to make sauces and some bar supplies DIY and cook everything (Most of it is easy to make). I can't decide if I snob or anti-snob. I'm a snob about some things, others, I'm an anti-snob.

            1. Pata_Negra Apr 21, 2012 05:55 AM

              lol... thanks for the fun link.

              i'm #1, 3, 4, 6 and 10.

              please explain the Nutella thing. it's very normal where i am (in Europe). don't blog but i like making pics of food and beer more than cooking!

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              1. re: Pata_Negra
                LulusMom Apr 21, 2012 09:40 AM

                We are not a Nutella nation, here in the USA.

              2. drongo Apr 21, 2012 12:01 PM

                I'm a 1 and (especially) a 10. I'm really not even close to 2 through 9.

                1. chefathome Apr 21, 2012 12:21 PM

                  1, 4 and 10 describe me so well it is not even funny (not bragging about #4 - I'm making a conscious effort not to do make these comments aloud). Thanks for this - it was fun! :-) It is also fun to read about how others view themselves.

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                    rasputina Apr 22, 2012 08:25 AM

                    Was that supposed to be funny?

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                    1. re: rasputina
                      Chemicalkinetics Apr 22, 2012 09:17 AM

                      Did you laugh?

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                      FoodPopulist Apr 22, 2012 06:16 PM

                      Is there some sort of 6a, the anti-snob who thinks that #6 anti-snobs are really snobs and wants to find good food that 5 and 6 would unite to hate?

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                      1. re: FoodPopulist
                        StrandedYankee Apr 22, 2012 09:50 PM

                        Oh, never doubt that anti-snobs are frequently the worst snobs of all. Think about the punk rock fan who holds in utter contempt any artist who sells a lot of their music. Their snobbery is vast, but different. I have an anti-snob streak that I attempt to keep from getting too out-of-hand because in the end, both snobs and anti-snobs are seriously irritating.

                      2. FoodChic Apr 22, 2012 07:51 PM

                        Love this. Thanks so much for sharing.

                        I have to admit I'm a lot of 1,2,3 and a touch of 5. But I'm a 3 that loves wine gifts, and a 5 that can cook!

                        1. alliegator Apr 22, 2012 09:10 PM

                          1 and 10 here. Fun read, thank you for sharing!!

                          1. John E. Apr 23, 2012 10:20 AM

                            Is it possible to frequent Chow and consider oneself to be a 'Chowhound' without being a 'Foodie'? I really could not identify with any of the points made in the article except for possibly #6.

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                              gourmaniac Apr 23, 2012 10:41 AM

                              I take it as a bad sign that I immediately recognized the Blue chip truck in front of Toronto City Hall. I guess I'm a #6.

                              1. gingershelley Apr 23, 2012 11:01 AM

                                Confessing, I am a 1,3 - tho I don't know nearly anything about wine except I like it, so please feel free to gift it. Also a little bit of 5 (tho I try really hard to keep it hidden), and I can cook up a storm, which is where my right to snobbery comes from:)

                                Good share alkapal!

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