Pet Peeves

Go on, tell us what you hate. Confess your food-related pet peeves here and meet some Chowhounds who feel the same way. Commiseration is the name of the game.

Thanksgiving Etiquette (rant alert)

by ssahls 3 days ago

1. RSVP. Teach your kids to RSVP 2. Don't come as a guest for 20 years and never offer to host. 3. Don't bring your...


odkaty commented 9 hours ago

Pet Peeves - The Elixir of LIfe

by sophocles 4 months ago

There hasn't been a post with pet peeves in title for maybe 9 years, so here goes. All the pet peeves on my mind invo...

sophocles commented 11 hours ago

3 Annoying Trends in Hipster Eateries

by skidmarkjones 12 months ago

Went to "Go get em tiger" today for brunch. The latest in trend-desperate hipster brunch spots in LF/Silverlake. Th...


holyveal commented 6 days ago

Accoutrements? No, they are accompaniments!

by janetms383 1 year ago

Gee, I am so sick and tired of hearing self-proclaimed food experts using the term "accoutrements" to describe the av...


holyveal commented 12 days ago

Trader Joes... Please, just ring up my groceries.

by K2000 10 years ago

There's a new Trader Joes by my house (Queens) and I've been there 3 times now. I like their food just fine, but at t...


holyveal commented 12 days ago

Fried eggs?

by Motosport 8 months ago

I just had breakfast at the local diner. I ordered 2 fried eggs, bacon and home fries. When the order came out the ...

Motosport commented 15 days ago

Guacamole, Pumpkin and Mushrooms

by broomist 20 days ago

Is there anything (chemically) that these three foods have in common? My aversion to them is SO strong that it makes...


MikeG commented 17 days ago

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Maytag oven New igniter

by bigjaylow 20 days ago

Maytag oven bake setting....I changed the ignite and it still will not lite it won't even glow the broil mode works a...

Why is ricotta cheese so expensive now?

by mushroomaffairs 1 month ago

I love ricotta cheese and sweet ricotta desserts, I used to buy big containers of ricotta cheese for $1.99 or 2/$4 wh...


MikeG commented 27 days ago

Never buy Thermador

by cknize 1 year ago

As a person that has bought Thermador I will never do so again. They do not supply parts after 8-10 years basically ...


bachchick commented 1 month ago

Pickled Eggs!

by emily49 6 months ago

i don't get why there is a such thing because everybody i know thinks they are disgusting and same with people on You...


Querencia commented 2 months ago

I hate peach fuzz

by ebchower 3 months ago

I can't remember the last time I ate a regular peach. I can't stand the fuzz and have always bought nectarines or ca...


Cosmicmom commented 2 months ago

Is It Hard to Pinpoint What Bothers People About Guy Fieri?

by marssy 3 months ago

I have to admit that it is hard for me to describe what is it exactly that bothers me about Guy Fieri, and I know is ...


LeoLioness commented 2 months ago

Welcome to "crowdcasting"... paying hipsters to stand in restaurant lines

by ML8000 3 months ago Holy hell, some com...


treb commented 3 months ago


by LadyofTexas 3 months ago

Restaurants who serve "complimentary" rolls and butter. Really, they don't figure the cost into their prices? "Compli...

dave_c commented 3 months ago

Cutting mango

by crn 4 months ago

I know how to cut a mango....but how can you tell what position the pit is in?


janniecooks commented 4 months ago

Something peculiar about this Morbier cheese

by Howard_2 10 months ago

Cheese under false pretenses? I need some opinions about this situation regarding Morbier cheese from Murray's Che...


Lesliepbg commented 5 months ago

They say it's "Beef"?

by shejwang 5 months ago

I need some help here. A Szechuan restaurant here in San Jose has a dish with a delicious flavor called "Beef Stew"....

Karl S commented 5 months ago

Philly Cheesesteak Rant

by Ally1111 8 months ago

First online rant but felt so strongly about my disappointing lunch, I had to share with fellow food people. Our c...


Felliott commented 5 months ago

Do you have family/friends who don't appreciate good home cooking?

by HighHeels 5 years ago

I am just gonna take a second to vent. I love to cook. I enjoy trying hard things that some people would steer clea...


suburban_mom commented 9 months ago