Eat a new food every type of day. It doesn't have to be exotic, it doesn't have to be bizarre, it just needs to be something you have not tried before. Try to eat dishes with basic ingredients you haven't sampled before, produce you've not even heard of, and cuisine from cultures you haven't experienced.
Simply sample a new food you've never tried before.

Why:

It's an odd trend in liberal society to consider restrictive diets englightened, willfully avoiding the cuisine of other cultures. As we grow up, our palette becomes more and more distilled, gradually eliminating all but a few things. In most developed countries, however, we are surrounded by the cuisine of other cultures. Experience the delicacies and fine cuisine of dozens of other countries is one of the simplest challenges you can tackle!

Bonus points!

Share with friends! One of the biggest joys of eating in every culture is sharing the experience. All new experiences should be bonding, but the act of stopping, sitting, and sharing a feast with friends, new and old, is a time honored tradition. Years from now, you may remember that awful meal you had thanks to this website, and laugh about it with friends forged in the experience.

While you're at it, keep up with the previous challenges. Can you meet new people pursuing new foods? Eat and shop at new places nearby? Have you kept up that new skill?

A Mild Word of Warning

Food allergies do exist. Luckily, MOST allergies are simply intolerances, and you aren't going to go into anaphylactic shock and die from trying a new thing. There are two exceptions:
  • Peanuts
  • Shellfish
If you're old enough to read this, you've probably already figured out if you are allergic to one of these two. If you are, you will probably die if you try eating them. Don't try eating them. This doesn't come as a surprise. For the rest of you, you may find some exotic foods don't settle well, but I think you'll be shocked to find most do.

SUPER BONUS POINTS!

Cook for me please. I'm so very, very hungry, and tragically bachelor-esque.

Resources:

allrecipes.com - Find out how to cook practically ANYTHING!
Exotic Meats and More! - For the culinary adventurers, order rare and exotic foodstuffs. This site seems to specialize in game meat, including kangaroo, rattlesnake, lion, alligator, and bear.
10 Most Exotic Fruits - Can you eat all of these? I bet your local supermarket has
every one. I plan on trying!
 

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