The Food Asshole’s Dilemma

My apologies for my absence, I have been up to my cake hole in relatives (in a good way) for the last week or so. There will be a post to come. In the meantime, enjoy this, which I stumbled across today and which made me laugh. (Food and humour is a next-to-perfect combo for me.)


I’ve been thinking lately about writing a book. 

I admire this fella Michael Pollan and notice that he’s been very successful with his books, many of which seem to include rules, lists and whatnot.

So here’s my idea . . .

I study about food and realize that other people are also interested in food, but not all of them have yet learned to be completely obnoxious about it.  I will write a book that teaches people to wield a little food knowledge and a lot of self-righteousness at every meal to become truly insufferable food assholes.

The Food Asshole’s Dilemma.
Here are the rules that every “foodie” must learn.

  1. Eat food, mostly overpriced and hyper local.
  2. Except for food that is very obscure, even more overpriced and imported from very far away indeed.
  3. Eat what your grandmother ate, but only the things that take so long to prepare that…

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5 thoughts on “The Food Asshole’s Dilemma

    • Oh, yes, Resa, me too! That cracked me up. It’s such an early 21st Century thing, the taking photos of the food! Watcha up to, honey? My blogging’s been a bit sporadic because I’m sooo close to the end of the current ms, but it’s a bit like one of those dreams where you can see the top of the hill but you just can’t seem to quite make it over, you know?

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