Top Ten Foods to Try Before You Die

Every death-row inmate gets a last meal. What would you choose? Better yet, why wait till it's your last supper to eat something wonderful?

Here are some of the best foods you should try at least once in your life. I'm not talking about crazy, local/regional delicacies that offer little more than shock value and bragging rites (ie. century eggs, Balut, or anything from Scotland) but real, wonderful foods that will make you upset that you wasted so much time not having them up till now.

The Top Ten

1 Italian Gelato

Not ice cream, sorbet, or sherbet, but real Italian Gelato is a rare thing. Often sold but usually a cheap impostor hiding behind a designer name, Italian gelato is made slowly and as creamy as a sugary cloud. - Finch

Already have but it's amazing. It's super rich though and it took me like three hours to finish it.

Um, finch, are you going to die soon? - RecklessGreed

Nice food. Tried it. - AlphaQ

2 Flap Steak

Sometimes called "bavette" in France, the Flap Steak is the butcher's best kept secret. Not to be confused with flank, sirloin, or skirt, this steak is a thin cut that comes from the less-tender regions of the animal. Prepare it thin and cut crosswise to the grain for the best, cheapest steak you'll ever get. - Finch

3 Beignet

A form of doughnut, beignets are usually lighter and more delicious. Dusted in sugar, these little pillowy clouds will brighten any day. - Finch

4 Capocollo

A form or Italian cured meat, capocollo is not hard to find at any good butcher but try to get an in-house made one as it will be the freshest and have the most flavor. Great for any charcuterie plate. - Finch

5 Fresh Avocado with Smoked Salt

Eaten straight from the skin with a little salt sprinkled over, it's great as either part of a snack plate or just a hold-me-over snack during the day. Don't be scared by "fat is bad for you" ideology as that's pretty much been universally disproved. You'll feel satiated for hours. - Finch

Why you make this list? You're making me feel too hungry. - AlphaQ

This sounds amazing. - Britgirl

6 Homemade Bread

Nothing says home like the smell of freshly baked bread. Considering how simple it can be done, there's really no reason to not give it a try one afternoon. Smear on some fresh, grass-fed butter and your afternoon just got awesome. - Finch

7 Homemade Ice Cream

Use an ice cream maker or go simple with some do-it-yourself ice cream making instructions found online, either way you're in for a surprise when you see just how good ice cream can be. - Finch

Yep. This is what I’d ask for - KingSlayer93316

8 Lamb Vindaloo

Of all the Indian food dishes that have spread throughout the world, this one may just be the best. Lamb, potatoes, carrots, red curry, all over lightly cum in-flavored rice; what's not to love. - Finch

9 Pastrami Sandwich

Gotta be kosher, on a rye. I prefer some kosher dills on the side, but yes, it is far and away the best sandwich I've ever had... - Ned964

Sounds simple but put it on rye bread with mayo, mustard, and some pickles, and you'll have one of the world's best sandwiches. - Finch

Sounds too nice. - AlphaQ

10 Fried Plantains

Similar to a banana, plantains are best eaten when ripe - as in, when the peel is almost fully black. Peel, cut in half lengthwise, roast with some butter or toasted coconut chips. Great for a desert or a mid-day snack. - Finch

The Newcomers

? Burger King Chicken Nuggets

The Contenders

11 Quesadillas

A quesadilla is a tortilla that is filled with cheese and then grilled. It is usually made with a corn or a wheat tortilla and it has a half-moon shape.

Money... quick and delicious - Ned964

Oh my god, who hasn't eaten a Quesadilla? Lol.. Put some Carne Asada in a quesadilla and you have one of the most delicious Mexican meals of jur life.. - Otaku_KIng

12 Sushi Sushi

I had it once. It was awesome. - TwilightKitsune

I tried sushi once, but I didn't like it that much. - Powerfulgirl10

I tried Sushi, but I didn't like it - micahisthebest

This is really nice. - AlphaQ

13 Carne Asada Fries
14 Ice Cream Cake Ice Cream Cake
15 Filet Mignon
16 Spanish Omelet

I've made this it's so nice

17 Escargot

They're actually snails - TwilightKitsune

18 Caviar Caviar

Is it like candy? Never heard if it. - AlphaQ

Tried it, just once. It was just like a very salty slightly fishy taste, kinda gross to me... It's fish eggs, the fresher it is, the more expensive it is. It's viewed as a great delicacy among the wealthy, especially in Eastern Europe and Russia. It can be very expensive, with the Beluga Sturgeon roe being the most expensive - Ned964

19 Tiramisu
20 Galaxy Fruit & Nut
21 Popcorn Chicken
22 Big Mac
23 McDonalds Caramel Sundae
24 Green and Black's Butterscotch
25 Walkers Marmite
26 Ben and Jerry's Caramel Chew
27 Happy Hippo
28 Maltesers
29 Galaxy Ripple
30 Snickers
31 Kinder Bueno
32 Mini Eggs
33 Couscous
34 Potato Salad
35 Worcester Sauce Crisps
36 Giant Pretzel


37 Crepe Suzette
38 Oysters on the Half Shell

Oysters on the half shell (Mignonette Saice) - Ned964

39 Spumoni
40 Satwadee Curry

What, was there something wrong with how I wrote it the 1st time? It's Sawatdee Curry/Butter Chicken - Ned964

41 Pepper Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Mushrooms
42 Shiitake Mushrooms
43 Fish and Chips

Not such a novelty elsewhere, but in the States its hard to get a good one. - Ned964

44 Arayes

Lebanese snack food of a savoury filling in a folded flatbread, the tastiest thing I have ever eaten. Addicted to them and cannot get them anymore. - KJR42

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