How Foodie Are You?

Everyone has to eat - but does who knows the stories behind what they are eating? Think you are a true foodie? Do you have what it takes to explore classic cuisine and pop culture, all rolled like a burrito into this little quiz?

Put on your chef jacket, straighted your toque, and get ready to get cooking. In just a few minutes, you will find out if you are a food dude or a food dud.

Created by: Patrick Evans-Hylton of My Space
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  1. Which of the following is NOT a mother sauce according to Escoffier?
  2. Julia Childs' first television series, airing on public television from 1963 through 1973 was:
  3. The original Death by Chocolate, created by chef/restaurateur Marcel Desaulniers, is a rich cake dessert featuring multiple layers of chocolate. Where is Desaulnier's restaurant, The Trellis, located?
  4. After appearing on the NBC cooking show "I Love To Eat" in 1946, this caterer became, arguably, America's first food authority. Over the next 40 years, he penned books and operated a cooking school from his New York City apartment. A foundation in his nam
  5. Fill in the blank: Two all beef patties, special sauce, XXXXX, cheese, pickles, XXXXX on a sesame seed bun.
  6. Which of the following food icons was NOT a real person or inspired by a real person?
  7. Established in 1905, what is recognized as the first pizzaria to open in America in New York City?
  8. Although found in waters of the western Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico, blue crabs are recognized as a signature food in the Chesapeake Bay region, particularly Virginia and Maryland. Their species name is "Callinectes sapidus," which means what?
  9. What retailer is recognized as establishing the first "modern" grocery store in 1916?
  10. This dish of thin sliced raw beef (and sometimes veal or tuna) served with a dressing of olive oil, lemon juice and garnish of salad greens and thinly sliced parmesan cheese, was named after a renaissance painter who favored the color red in his art. Name
  11. Krispy Kreme, known for their traditional yeast-raised glazed doughnuts - announced in their stores with a neon "Hot Now" sign - is based in what city?
  12. American sushi incorporates new ingredients into traditional Asian sushi methods, with one of the best known such dish being the California Roll (a sushi made with avocados, crabmeat, cucumbers and other ingredients wrapped in vinegared rice.) About when

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Quiz topic: How Foodie am I?