Food Preferences

Why is Boston food so bland?

by MLouis 2 years ago

I recently moved to Boston from the mid-Atlantic, and am struck by how bland the food is here. I live in Brookline, a...

BostonBestEats commented 5 days ago

Maine Lobster Claw Preference: Crusher or Pincer?

by Man_Fuel 6 days ago

A friend and I have this ongoing debate about which lobster claw is tastier/better on a Maine lobster. There's a lot ...


therealdoctorlew commented 5 days ago

Food Passport Help

by ad7yn 4 months ago

Hi Guys, I want to create a food passport for my toddler. What are your top 10 favorite meals? Ethnic meals and fami...

The_Libster commented 3 months ago

Childhood tastes - favorites then and now

by cheesytaters 7 months ago

A few of us highjacked a post about recreating deli-style tuna salad to discuss favorite childhood foods. What were y...

DuffyH commented 4 months ago

Foods You Wish You Liked

by Felliott 5 months ago

What are the foods you want to like, but just don't? I don't like most cooked fish, and I really wish I did. I love s...


loveyournoms commented 4 months ago

Healthy foods you crave

by Ruth Lafler 8 years ago

Saturday morning I was in the deli at Whole-Foods type market looking for something to take for lunch. After days of ...


basildip commented 5 months ago

What's Your Last Supper?

by Moimoi 5 months ago

This is a question I've pondered for years, but tonight whilst eating the sticky toffee pudding at the Abbot uptown, ...

TastyReuben commented 5 months ago

Steaks ... Do you eat the fat?

by ipsedixit 8 years ago

When you've grilled your steak, do you eat the fat? Not talking about the marbling. But rather that ring of fat...

Scoffier commented 5 months ago

grapefruit and black pepper - am I the only one?

by chezdy 6 years ago

I love grapefruit and freshly ground black pepper! Has anyone else tried it? SO GOOD!

EM23 commented 6 months ago

Do people really (and I mean "really") like Girl Scout Cookies?

by ipsedixit 7 years ago

Personally, I hate them. But me aside, do people really like Girl Scout Cookies? I mean, seriously, they taste ...


MattHooper commented 6 months ago

Aging taste buds, are you noticing the changes?

by zackly 8 months ago

"After age 60, you may begin to lose the ability to distinguish the taste of sweet, salty, sour, and bitter foods." (...


cheesytaters commented 7 months ago

How to tell if bamboo shoots are canned or fresh?

by mellinlikethefruit 7 months ago

I've always felt very ambivalent about bamboo shoots (note: I have only eaten them in restaurants, or they've been se...

outRIAAge commented 7 months ago

A third milk thread: why in the world do people buy skim or low-fat milk?

by Sam Fujisaka 9 years ago

As hounds, most of us appreciate cheeses, butter over margarine, home made mayo, real whipped cream, and a range of...


ola commented 7 months ago

What is the correct sauce to accompany meat?

by frenzid 7 years ago

Most meats seem to have a sauce that traditionally goes with them. For instance; Chicken and bread sauce. Beef and...


AmandaGD commented 8 months ago

Celebrating the tart taste sensation - not salty, sweet, bitter, hot, even...

by grocerytrekker 10 years ago

...savory. I have my doubts about the "6th taste" umami. Another topic, another time. Tart taste seems relatively o...


lamu9 commented 8 months ago


by monavano 6 years ago

I know turmeric is supposed to be loaded with good stuff, and I love the color it imparts to food, but gosh, it has a...


eltumbillon commented 8 months ago

Unaccustomed customs

by Gastronomos 8 months ago There are many. Including ma...


Steve commented 8 months ago

Generally scorned products that are madly delicious -- in certain applications

by rcallner 6 years ago

I'm not a total food snob. I'm not, I'm not! But some food products I find beneath consideration, like, at the risk...

LaLa commented 8 months ago


by Meowzerz 5 years ago

I feel all alone! :'( I've attempted to get three people (two family members, one significant other) to try dolmades ...

Motosport commented 9 months ago

Lamb - should it be gamey or not?

by ns1 5 years ago

On a recent thread, I saw a review that said "the lamb was cooked perfectly, without a single hint of gaminess"... ...


gayl commented 9 months ago