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22 Problems Only Foodies Will Understand

You think you know, but you have no idea. Also, can you pass the tapenade?

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2. The overwhelming need to order something different every time you eat out.

No matter if it's McDonald's or Le Bernardin, you will never on any occasion order the same thing twice, or worse, this nightmare scenario ...


3. Not being able to order the same thing someone at your tabled ordered, because that would be insane.

You were going to get the duck, but since Janet decided to "get something exotic" you're stuck ordering the shrimp. You hate Janet.

5. Risking your vacation by eating authentic street food.

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"What is that? Goat? No. Is it meat? Ah, screw it! Give me one and make it spicy." — You, before you spend the whole next day on the toilet.

6. Being called a "foodie" from people who think they're trying to be cute.

"I bet you'll love this place, you foodie. It has weird things on the menu." — Your friends, being dicks. They don't understand our passion, and the term "foodie" is our word, not theirs.

7. Waiting in line, seemingly forever, just to try the "newest thing."

Whether it's a restaurant or food truck, newbie or classic, you will wait in line. There's a 90% chance the food will suck, but that 10% ...


11. Getting irrationally angry when chain restaurants try to get creative.

Look, no one wants your "Mango Chutney Stuffed Shrimp" or whatever it is you are trying to pass off as haute cuisine. Just give me an order of wings and a beer, please.


20. Fighting the urge to consistently watch food porn.

Whether it be Anderw Zimmern's Bizzare Foods, or any plethora of food documentaries, you will always stop whatever you are doing to watch. I'm looking at you, Chopped reruns.


Every. Tasty. Video. EVER. The new Tasty app is here!