22 Problems Only Foodies Will Understand
You think you know, but you have no idea. Also, can you pass the tapenade?
The neverending need to try new foods.
The overwhelming need to order something different every time you eat out.
Not being able to order the same thing someone at your tabled ordered, because that would be insane.
Lying about where all your money goes.
Risking your vacation by eating authentic street food.
Being called a "foodie" from people who think they're trying to be cute.
Waiting in line, seemingly forever, just to try the "newest thing."
Driving hours to try the "best taco you've ever tasted."
Understanding what a "deconstructed" dish is, but not what The Restoration was.
Not understanding people who think seafood is gross.
Getting irrationally angry when chain restaurants try to get creative.
When friends give you a hard time for ordering something simple.
Not throttling people when they say plebian things, like "cilantro tastes like soap."
Getting jealous when you see what the guy at the table next to you ordered.
Realizing you are eating something awesome that you probably will never eat again.
Lamenting the fact that you never ate at El Bulli.
Constantly searching for the perfect "crunch" or "acid" factor in a dish.
Planning your trips around the business hours of restaurants.
Feeling obligated to try the food from every food truck you see.
Fighting the urge to consistently watch food porn.
When you use terms like "macerate" and "sous-vide," much to the chagrin of others.
Facing the fact that you will never be satisfied.
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