On Food: An unfamiliar food might be tasty or terrible, but there’s no way to know without trying

On Food: An unfamiliar food might be tasty or terrible, but there’s no way to know without trying

At our recent Culinary R&D conference in Los Angeles, a sponsor asked me if there was any food I wouldn’t try.

In this age of the fussy eater, when people tout like badges of honor their determination not to eat red meat, their disdain for mollusks, their sensitivity to tree fruit, I maintain my determination to try any food that is put in front of me.

Obviously if consuming an ingredient will make a person double over in agony, they should avoid it. If an allergy to it is so sev

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