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10 Acquired Tastes

If your exuberance for raw oysters, black coffee and moldy cheese makes your friends gag, then you've acquired a taste they haven't yet learned to like. Which foods don't make the best first impression?


Banned Bites: The Illegal Foods Quiz

 Banned Bites: The Illegal Foods Quiz

Foods can be banned for many reasons, from safety to scarcity. Test your knowledge of illegal foods with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Famous Foodies: The Gastronomes Quiz

 Famous Foodies: The Gastronomes Quiz

These experts in eating are important in the world of food. Test your knowledge of famous gastronomes with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

From Lo Mein to Lasagna: Noodles of the World Quiz

 From Lo Mein to Lasagna: Noodles of the World Quiz

The world of noodles extends far beyond spaghetti and ramen. Test your knowledge of different types of noodles with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Test Your Knowledge: Exotic Meats

 Test Your Knowledge: Exotic Meats

We humans will devour just about any flesh we can get our teeth on. Prove how much you know about exotic meats at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Name That Fast Food Quiz

 Name That Fast Food Quiz

Fill your head with the answers to all the fast food product trivia you can stomach at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Fizz and Flavor: Soft Drink Quiz

 Fizz and Flavor: Soft Drink Quiz

Many soda brands have surprising histories. Test your knowledge of soft drinks with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Board Game or British Cuisine?

 Board Game or British Cuisine?

Think you can pass our British cuisine or board game quiz? Test your knowledge to see if you know your diced veggies from your dice. See more »

When did we begin genetically engineering food?

 When did we begin genetically engineering food?

The practice of genetically engineering food started taking off after some key discoveries about DNA. Learn when we began genetically engineering food. See more »

Why is there a gluten-free backlash?

 Why is there a gluten-free backlash?

Gluten-free diets have become the diet trend du jour in the U.S. Find out why there is a gluten-free backlash at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How close are we to a meal pill?

 How close are we to a meal pill?

A meal pill might cure world hunger. Find out how close we are to developing a meal pill at HowStuffWorks. See more »