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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.

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

by marssy 14 days 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 ...

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LeoLioness commented 9 days ago

I hate peach fuzz

by ebchower 23 days 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...

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Indy 67 commented 22 days ago

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

by ML8000 1 month ago

http://www.sfgate.com/business/article/See-the-hipsters-lined-up-outside-that-new-11823791.php Holy hell, some com...

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treb commented 23 days ago

Pickled Eggs!

by emily49 4 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...

512window commented 30 days ago

Complimentary?

by LadyofTexas 1 month ago

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

dave_c commented 1 month ago

Pet Peeves - The Elixir of LIfe

by sophocles 2 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 1 month ago

Cutting mango

by crn 2 months ago

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

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janniecooks commented 2 months 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...

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Beanieboy commented 2 months ago

Something peculiar about this Morbier cheese

by Howard_2 8 months ago

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

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Lesliepbg commented 3 months ago

They say it's "Beef"?

by shejwang 3 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 3 months ago

Philly Cheesesteak Rant

by Ally1111 6 months ago

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

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Felliott commented 3 months ago

Fried eggs?

by Motosport 6 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 6 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...

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suburban_mom commented 7 months ago

Potholder Problem

by Deborah R. 7 months ago

This is going to sound trivial, but it really isn't. I can't seem to find truly heat-proof potholders anymore. I used...

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masha commented 7 months ago

What's the deal with lemons in water?

by dwkayak 8 months ago

Anyone know anything about the history of this? How long ago did restaurants start doing this? I don't get it and I d...

coll commented 8 months ago

Home Fries

by OLD TIME CHEF 9 months ago

Anyone know of an eatery in Somerset County and vicinity that serves home fried potatoes that are fully fried throug...

ambrose commented 9 months ago

Nasty Battered French Fries

by Pitbullchow 9 months ago

What is this horrible trend of restaurants serving these French fries that are either called; Battered, coated or sea...

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fourunder commented 9 months ago

Invitation etiquette

by hihope 9 months ago

A neighbor asked my husband and I to Thanksgiving dinner 3 weeks ahead. A time was not mentioned. We assumed when t...

thegforceny commented 9 months ago

3 Annoying Trends in Hipster Eateries

by skidmarkjones 9 months ago

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

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Rubidoux commented 9 months ago

Malodorous plastic food packaging (and other rants)

by BobtheBigPig 8 years ago

OK, I may be completely nuts. But here's my dilemma. I've noticed a disturbing trend in the last several years fo...

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tupelohoney1010 commented 9 months ago