I have a couple of friends who only eat simple, plain food. Salad with only lettuce. No veggies or dressing. Hamburgers with just the patty and bun. No condiments. Salsa? Don’t even think about it, my friend.
And it drives me insane because I feel like they’re missing out on so much great food but they just won’t listen to me…
Well, to each their own, I guess.
AskReddit users shared their most controversial food opinions. Hang on tight!
1. Anytime’s a good time.
“Most people from my experience are breakfast folks that could eat it any time of day.
I’m a dinner person.
I’d rather have a burger & fries or lasagna at 8am than pancakes & bacon at 8pm.”
2. A hot take.
“Shrimp are ocean insects.
Might as well be eating a hornet or dragonfly.”
3. I don’t agree.
“French fries do not need ketchup. They are still delicious plain.
The salt (or whatever seasoning it has) is the flavor. If you want to taste tomatoes just eat tomatoes.”
4. I think you’re right.
“I like McDonald’s.
It’s not controversial to like it, but it is controversial to admit it.”
5. Enough with the fancy stuff!
“The overly pretty plating that you see in fancy restaurants, where there’s about a thimbleful of food arranged with a smear of sauce on the side, are dumb.
I don’t dislike artistry but if I pay a lot to sit in a restaurant, I want to be served portions that would be enough to at least sustain a hummingbird.”
6. You’re nuts!
“I h**e food and eating.
It’s inconvenient and not enjoyable in the slightest. I eat to stay alive.
If there was a pill I could take once a day that gave me everything I need, I would never eat food again.”
7. I’ll pass.
“I think eating horse shouldn’t be all that taboo. Have to go to another country just to try it.
Shouldn’t force cultures to end traditions just cuz you feel your opinion on it being wrong is more important then their cultural backgrounds and traditions.”
“Mayonnaise is disgusting.
What’s even worse is that 90% of sandwiches in supermarkets contain mayonnaise so it severely limits what I buy.
It should come in a sachet so you have the choice to add it if you want to.”
“I am a radical sandwich anarchist (according to the sandwich alignment chart).
- Hot dogs are sandwiches
- Tacos are sandwiches
- Empanadas are sandwiches
- Pop Tarts are sandwiches
You put one food on top of or surrounded by a different food?
That’s a sandwich.”
10. I enjoy both.
“Cold leftover pizza is the worst.
Gave me a stomach ache.
Leftover pizza reheated in the toaster oven is where it’s at.”
11. No way!
“The only acceptable use of a Cucumber is to become a Pickle.
Cucumbers are not food.
They’re a sad, depressing, wet f**t of a vegetable, that tastes like sadness had a child with blandness.”
12. Did you just say that out loud?
“Ranch dressing is gross… in any context, on any food.
I used to love it as a kid, but now I can’t stand it. Somewhere along the line, my taste buds changed and now it has a weird tang to it that makes me feel like it’s rancid.
And it’s not a “mass-produced vs homemade” thing either, I tried all sorts of ranch and it’s just gross to me now.”
13. The hierarchy.
“The hierarchy for roast meats is as follows
- Roast lamb
- Roast chicken
- Roast pork
- Roast beef
Shepard’s pies can only be made with lamb.
Beef makes it a f**king cottage pie WHICH IS NOT THE SAME THING.”
14. No more for compromise.
“Nuts do not belong in or near desserts.
There’s no better way to ruin a perfectly good brownie, M&M, or carrot cake than by throwing in some kind of nut.
Don’t get me started on pecan pie…”
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