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Writer's Block: Acquired taste

What is your favorite weird food combination? Have your friends ever tried it or do you only eat it in private?


Flaming Hot Cheetos dipped sparingly in vanilla yogurt, or eaten with a small bite of milk chocolate. There's something about the combination of sweet and spicy and slightly savory that I like.

Similarly, there is a type of senbei (Japanese rice cracker) shaped like sickle moons and flavored with soy sauce and chiles that I like. When possible, I love to toss a few of those in my mouth and take a swig of lemon-lime Gatorade before chewing. Something about that flavor of Gatorade really intensifies the flavor of the senbei, to the point where I like eating the combination more than I do the separate items.

Everyone who sees me eat the combinations think they're disgusting, but I like them.

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