Your Friend, the Foodie

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It's a fine line between foodie and freak. Photo: iStockphoto

"Once we can finally settle on a restaurant that's 'authentic' enough for Dave, he will pretty much exclusively talk about how certain things are prepared or the chef's career up until that point rather than have an actual conversation with the people at the table. ... Most times, he won't even let you order what you want, and instead you have to get some weird thing that a particular place is 'known for.'" If this scenario rings familiar, you may be suffering from friendship with foodies. Grub Street apologizes if we've ever behaved this way with any of our own pals. [Onion]