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If the strange taste preferences are due to cultural differences, it's ForeignQueasine. If it's due to difference tastes between species, it's AlienLunch. Has overlap with WackyCravings when a character is pregnant. DogFoodDiet is when the character is eating the food by necessity rather than taste preference. Compare ExtremeOmnivore. Contrast with IAteWhat.

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If the strange taste preferences are due to cultural differences, it's ForeignQueasine. If it's due to difference different tastes between species, it's AlienLunch. Has overlap with WackyCravings when a character is pregnant. DogFoodDiet is when the character is eating the food by necessity rather than taste preference. Compare ExtremeOmnivore. Contrast with IAteWhat.



* ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'': The CloudCuckooLander Orihime is infamous in-universe for the very strange combinations she makes of what would normally be completely ordinary ingredients. In one of the early episodes, Orihime is talking about strange food she eats. She constantly makes odder and odder additions to food, such as buying beans, and jam and leeks all together. Even her friend Tatsuki thinks it's strange. As a result, almost no-one wants to try her food because it sounds so weird everyone assumes it will taste disgusting. Those brave (or crazy) enough to try discover that she's actually an excellent cook and those weird combinations actually taste wonderful.
* ''Manga/BungoStrayDogs'': Tecchou Suehiro has a tendacy to combine same-colored food, like white rice and sugar. He also eats eggs with the shell still on.

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* ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'': The CloudCuckooLander Orihime is infamous in-universe for the very strange combinations she makes of what would normally be completely ordinary ingredients. In one of the early episodes, Orihime is talking about strange food she eats. She constantly makes odder and odder additions to food, such as buying beans, and jam and leeks all together. Even her friend Tatsuki thinks it's strange. As a result, almost no-one no one wants to try her food because it sounds so weird everyone assumes it will taste disgusting. Those brave (or crazy) -- or crazy -- enough to try to discover that she's actually an excellent cook and those weird combinations actually taste wonderful.
* ''Manga/BungoStrayDogs'': Tecchou Suehiro has a tendacy tendency to combine same-colored food, like white rice and sugar. He also eats eggs with the shell still on.



** Gintama (at least in anime) also features a few supporting characters with weird food addictions, usually of some sort of relation to Hijikata, just for comparison. As such Okita Mitsuba is shown to add increadibly spicy sauce in all of her food and cooking, and Kyuubei Arc featured a guy, who competed (Literally. It was a competition) with Hijikata during a meal in that he added as much ketchup in his food as did Hijikata mayonnaise. And this was subverted, too, because [[spoiler:the guy revealed to actually hate ketchup but use it still]].

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** Gintama (at least in anime) also features a few supporting characters with weird food addictions, usually of some sort of relation to Hijikata, just for comparison. As such Okita Mitsuba is shown to add increadibly incredibly spicy sauce in all of her food and cooking, and Kyuubei Arc featured a guy, who competed (Literally. It was a competition) with Hijikata during a meal in that he added as much ketchup in his food as did Hijikata mayonnaise. And this was subverted, too, because [[spoiler:the guy revealed to actually hate ketchup but use it still]].



* ''ComicBook/MortadeloYFilemon'': In general, the food preferences of the agents of the T.I.A are very peculiar (although the reader can assume that gastronomy works in a different way within this world in contrast of the real world). The protagonists appear eating sardine sandwiches with jam, ice creams with frog legs, etc. As well as drinking, among other things, coffee with cockles. Supervisor Vicente, on the other hand, appears eating a sandwich of caviar in several adventures. In addition, the favorite soft drink of Mortadelo is Cola-Loca, an obvious parody of Coca-Cola, which is drunk with ice and chickpeas. Oh, and once at Christmas they ate crocodile to replace a turkey!

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* ''ComicBook/MortadeloYFilemon'': In general, the food preferences of the agents of the T.I.A are very peculiar (although the reader can assume that gastronomy works in a different way within this world in contrast of to the real world). The protagonists appear eating sardine sandwiches with jam, ice creams with frog legs, etc. As well as drinking, among other things, coffee with cockles. Supervisor Vicente, on the other hand, appears eating a sandwich of caviar in several adventures. In addition, the favorite soft drink of Mortadelo is Cola-Loca, an obvious parody of Coca-Cola, which is drunk with ice and chickpeas. Oh, and once at Christmas Christmas, they ate crocodile to replace a turkey!



* In a ''ComicStrip/{{Zits}}'' strip, Jeremy makes a sandwich with butter, Swiss cheese, Jalapenios, hummus, peanut butter, honey ham, and Goldfish crackers on a garlic bagel. (And he's disappointed that they're out of marshmallow creme.)

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* In a ''ComicStrip/{{Zits}}'' strip, Jeremy makes a sandwich with butter, Swiss cheese, Jalapenios, Jalapenos, hummus, peanut butter, honey ham, and Goldfish crackers on a garlic bagel. (And he's disappointed that they're out of marshmallow creme.)



* In the Yukon Ho arc in ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'', Hobbes eats one of the sandwiches Calvin made for the trip, but is disgusted to find it's honey and marshmallow. Calvin then says the other one has chocolate syrup.

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* In the Yukon Ho arc in ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'', Hobbes eats one of the sandwiches Calvin made for the trip, trip but is disgusted to find it's honey and marshmallow. Calvin then says the other one has chocolate syrup.



** And in a non-canon story, a filly created via magical accident who shares traits of Trixie and Twilight inherits Trixie's odd culinary tastes -- she refuses to eat a soup until someone adds a large amount of mustard to it, then drinks it all.
* In ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/8557645/7/Her-Choices Her Choices]]'' Harry makes a sandwich using tomato, cucumber, lettuce, pumpkin, hummus, cabbage, cheese, jam and sunflower seeds.

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** And in a non-canon story, a filly created via magical accident who shares traits of Trixie and Twilight inherits Trixie's odd culinary tastes -- she refuses to eat a bowl of soup until someone adds a large amount of mustard to it, then drinks it all.
* In ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/8557645/7/Her-Choices Her Choices]]'' Harry makes a sandwich using tomato, cucumber, lettuce, pumpkin, hummus, cabbage, cheese, jam jam, and sunflower seeds.



* ''Disney/AtlantisTheLostEmpire'': Mole. When Cookie is serving up dinner, he slops baked beans onto everyone's trays, but refers to it as Caesar salad (for Sweet), escargot (for Audrey) and oriental spring rolls (for Mole). Mole looks at his tray, disappointed, and protests to Audrey that he wanted the escargot, and Audrey shoves her tray at him. Mole abandons the 'spring rolls' and digs into the 'escargot,' even though it's the same greasy food.

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* ''Disney/AtlantisTheLostEmpire'': Mole. When Cookie is serving up dinner, he slops baked beans onto everyone's trays, trays but refers to it as Caesar salad (for Sweet), escargot (for Audrey) and oriental spring rolls (for Mole). Mole looks at his tray, disappointed, and protests to Audrey that he wanted the escargot, and Audrey shoves her tray at him. Mole abandons the 'spring rolls' and digs into the 'escargot,' even though it's the same greasy food.



* At the end of ''WesternAnimation/TheCareBearsAdventureInWonderland'' Grumpy, after spending the whole film repeatedly being deprived of food, declared he was going to eat ice cream and jelly, and top it with pickled beets. Brave Heart Lion was utterly disgusted to hear this.

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* At the end of ''WesternAnimation/TheCareBearsAdventureInWonderland'' Grumpy, after spending the whole film repeatedly being deprived of food, declared he was going to eat ice cream and jelly, jelly and top it with pickled beets. Brave Heart Lion was utterly disgusted to hear this.



* In ''Film/{{UHF}}'', Music/{{Weird Al|Yankovic}}'s character puts a hot dog weiner into a Twinkie, puts cheese whiz on it, and dunks it in his drink. The Twinkie-Weiner sandwich is still the TrademarkFavoriteFood of Al's in real life, although he uses vegetarian linkettes nowadays.
* ''Film/TheBreakfastClub'': During lunch Allison removes the pimento loaf from her sandwich and adds Pixy Stix and mashed up Cap'n Crunch. (Also her sandwich uses one slice of white bread & one slice wheat.)
* ''Film/HudsonHawk''. While Eddie is in Italy he goes to a restaurant and orders "Fettuccini con funghi porcini" (pasta with mushrooms). He also asks for a bottle of ketchup, to the waiter's dismay.
* ''Film/{{Elf}}'': Having been raise by elves, Buddy's idea of a well-balanced diet consists of the four main food groups: candy, candy canes, candy corns, and syrup, as elves love sugar. In fact, Buddy adds syrup to almost anything he eats, such as spaghetti; later still, when Buddy fixes himself breakfast, he cooks a plate of spaghetti, and tops it with maple syrup, chocolate syrup, M&Ms, marshmallows, and chocolate Pop-Tarts.

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* In ''Film/{{UHF}}'', Music/{{Weird Al|Yankovic}}'s character puts a hot dog weiner into a Twinkie, puts cheese whiz on it, and dunks it in his drink. The Twinkie-Weiner sandwich is still the TrademarkFavoriteFood of Al's in real life, although he uses vegetarian linkettes nowadays.
* ''Film/TheBreakfastClub'': During lunch lunch, Allison removes the pimento loaf from her sandwich and adds Pixy Stix and mashed up Cap'n Crunch. (Also her sandwich uses one slice of white bread & one slice wheat.)
* ''Film/HudsonHawk''. While Eddie is in Italy Italy, he goes to a restaurant and orders "Fettuccini con funghi porcini" (pasta with mushrooms). He also asks for a bottle of ketchup, to the waiter's dismay.
* ''Film/{{Elf}}'': Having been raise raised by elves, Buddy's idea of a well-balanced diet consists of the four main food groups: candy, candy canes, candy corns, and syrup, as elves love sugar. In fact, Buddy adds syrup to almost anything he eats, such as spaghetti; later still, when Buddy fixes himself breakfast, he cooks a plate of spaghetti, spaghetti and tops it with maple syrup, chocolate syrup, M&Ms, marshmallows, and chocolate Pop-Tarts.



** The Igors also have bizarre taste in food, considering that one made a tuna, spaghetti and jam sandwich for Nutt in ''Discworld/UnseenAcademicals''. Glenda, the resident SupremeChef, gets DerailedForDetails by contemplating whether there's any kind of jam that would make this actually taste good.
* ''Literature/MonstersInMyMailbox'': The monsters have been known to eat many weird things such as mud pies, box springs and dust balls.

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** The Igors also have bizarre taste tastes in food, considering that one made a tuna, spaghetti and jam sandwich for Nutt in ''Discworld/UnseenAcademicals''. Glenda, the resident SupremeChef, gets DerailedForDetails by contemplating whether there's any kind of jam that would make this actually taste good.
* ''Literature/MonstersInMyMailbox'': The monsters have been known to eat many weird things such as mud pies, box springs springs, and dust balls.



* ''Series/TheDukesOfHazzard'': [[FatSweatySouthernerInAWhiteSuit Boss Hogg]] is not only a VillainousGlutton, he has some odd tastes in food. His favorite breakfast is raw liver with coffee.

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* ''Series/TheDukesOfHazzard'': [[FatSweatySouthernerInAWhiteSuit Boss Hogg]] is not only a VillainousGlutton, but he also has some odd tastes in food. His favorite breakfast is raw liver with coffee.



** Walter Bishop, who is something of a SenseFreak with a SweetTooth, has a tendency to get bizarre obsessions with certain foods, often combining them in weird ways, because of the time he spent locked in a sanatorium with very bland food. In season four, he discovers molecular gastronomy, and starts doing things like liquefying meat and suspending in in algae.

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** Walter Bishop, who is something of a SenseFreak with a SweetTooth, has a tendency to get bizarre obsessions with certain foods, often combining them in weird ways, because of the time he spent locked in a sanatorium with very bland food. In season four, he discovers molecular gastronomy, gastronomy and starts doing things like liquefying meat and suspending in in algae.



* ''Series/ItsAlwaysSunnyInPhiladelphia'': Charlie has bizarre eating habits. He eats cat food as a sedative. An early episode has him making a Grilled Charlie, which is a toasted sandwich with chocolate, peanut butter, butter and cheese. He says his favorite food is "milk steak," which his friends have never heard of, but might be a steak boiled in milk. He requests "raw jellybeans" at a restaurant. In a movie theater he eats spaghetti out of a ziplock bag. One episode implies that wolf hair and newspaper might be found in his stool.

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* ''Series/ItsAlwaysSunnyInPhiladelphia'': Charlie has bizarre eating habits. He eats cat food as a sedative. An early episode has him making a Grilled Charlie, which is a toasted sandwich with chocolate, peanut butter, butter butter, and cheese. He says his favorite food is "milk steak," which his friends have never heard of, but might be a steak boiled in milk. He requests "raw jellybeans" at a restaurant. In a movie theater theater, he eats spaghetti out of a ziplock bag. One episode implies that wolf hair and newspaper might be found in his stool.



** Col. Potter likes Fig Newtons dipped in scotch, and raisin cookies with stale raisins.

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** Col. Potter likes Fig Newtons dipped in scotch, scotch and raisin cookies with stale raisins.



** According to Sumia, bee larvae is a Ylissean delicacy. When she sees [[SweetTooth Gaius]] searching for beehives she assumes that he's looking for bee larvae and tries to help him find it. When Gaius explains that he was looking for honey, she says that she likes honey but not as much as bee larvae.

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** According to Sumia, bee larvae larva is a Ylissean delicacy. When she sees [[SweetTooth Gaius]] searching for beehives she assumes that he's looking for bee larvae and tries to help him find it. When Gaius explains that he was looking for honey, she says that she likes honey but not as much as bee larvae.



** In one game of the site, Homestar's favorite snack the Bronco Trolley: peanut butter spread on a triscuit and topped with an orange slice (with the peel intact). He also once seemed to enjoy Strong Bad's "Great Uncle Pawdabber's Pre-tend Ice Cream Showdown", until Marzipan told him that it was "like, cottage cheese and The Cheat's hair". Homestar is immediately grossed out because he was told [[ComicallyMissingThePoint it was sour cream AND The Cheat's hair]].

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** In one game of the site, Homestar's favorite snack the Bronco Trolley: peanut butter spread on a triscuit Triscuit and topped with an orange slice (with the peel intact). He also once seemed to enjoy Strong Bad's "Great Uncle Pawdabber's Pre-tend Ice Cream Showdown", until Marzipan told him that it was "like, cottage cheese and The Cheat's hair". Homestar is immediately grossed out because he was told [[ComicallyMissingThePoint it was sour cream AND The Cheat's hair]].



* Emily from ''Webcomic/QuestionableContent'', after being told that Coffee of Doom's idea of a banana smoothie is a banana that's been smashed with a hammer, is disappointed to order and receive an ordinary banana smoothie. Eventually Faye gets out a hammer and a banana...

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* Emily from ''Webcomic/QuestionableContent'', after being told that Coffee of Doom's idea of a banana smoothie is a banana that's been smashed with a hammer, is disappointed to order and receive an ordinary banana smoothie. Eventually Eventually, Faye gets out a hammer and a banana...



** "Sisterhooves Social" also gives us yet another example. Rarity's parents enjoy Sweetie Belle's cooking, and actually praise her for it. She managed to turn toast into a charred, liquefied mess and ''burn a glass of juice''. That sure says something.

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** "Sisterhooves Social" also gives us yet another example. Rarity's parents enjoy Sweetie Belle's cooking, cooking and actually praise her for it. She managed to turn toast into a charred, liquefied mess and ''burn a glass of juice''. That sure says something.



** One episode has Garfield and Odie locked up in a kennel where, [[PoundsAreAnimalPrisons among other things,]] the food is so bad that even Garfield refuses to eat it. Odie, however, seems to like it, leading to a witty one-liner by Garfield: "You'd think a tongue like that would have decent taste buds."

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** One episode has Garfield and Odie locked up in a kennel where, where -- [[PoundsAreAnimalPrisons among other things,]] things]] -- the food is so bad that even Garfield refuses to eat it. Odie, however, seems to like it, leading to a witty one-liner by Garfield: "You'd think a tongue like that would have decent taste buds."



** UsefulNotes/GeraldFord had a similar lunch order, but preferred A-1 steak sauce on his cottage cheese.

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** UsefulNotes/GeraldFord had a similar lunch order, order but preferred A-1 steak sauce on his cottage cheese.


* In the epilogue of ''Teen Titans: Together for Tomorrow'', Superman mentions Kara has been introduced to tomato juice so she'll stop drinking ''ketchup''. Justified because she's adjusting to Earth life, and it seems tomatoes taste like a fruit native to Krypton.



* Much like his cartoon counterpart, Shaggy in the live-action ''Film/ScoobyDoo'' movies has some really weird cravings. In the first film, we see him eat an eggplant burger with chocolate sauce.

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* Much like his cartoon counterpart, Shaggy in the live-action ''Film/ScoobyDoo'' movies has some really weird cravings. In the first film, we see him eat an eggplant burger with chocolate syrup and hot sauce.

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* ''Literature/TheWitchlands'': Owl, a WildChild who spent the last year living in the woods, offers Aeduan raw earthworms as breakfast, and can't understand why he's disgusted (that, or she's stealthily making fun of him - it's hard to tell with her).

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** Mind you, even the Klingons think Worf's preference for prune juice is a bit odd. This leads indirectly to Worf beating several Klingon warriors senseless when they decide to mock him for it.

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** Then comes Terra, who may or may not be justified because of her WalkingTheEarth, when she eats one of Starfire's meals without barfing.

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* On ''Series/{{Gotham}}'', when Jeremiah stages a re-enactment of the day Bruce's parents were murdered, he arranges for a hypnotized Alfred to serve Bruce's favorite childhood lunch: an open-faced grilled cheese and ''Branston pickle'' sandwich.

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* Buttercup has a garlic jones in ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'' story "Pizza My Heart" (DC run issue #39). She puts copious amounts of garlic on practically everything she eats, causing her breath to make everyone in Townsville--even the monsters--reel in disgust.

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* ''Fanfic/HeirToTheBruceQuest'': The main character, Rhiannon often mixes up her food into bizarre dishes much to the shock to the people she meets for the first time.


* ''Andrew Zimmern'''s TrademarkFavoriteFood is animal testicles. On top of that, highlighting other cultures' bizarre taste in food (and that they're not so bizarre, in actuality) is the basic point of [[Series/BizarreFoodsWithAndrewZimmern his show]].

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* ''Andrew Zimmern'''s Andrew Zimmern's TrademarkFavoriteFood is animal testicles. On top of that, highlighting other cultures' bizarre taste in food (and that they're not so bizarre, in actuality) is the basic point of [[Series/BizarreFoodsWithAndrewZimmern his show]].


* In ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening'', the Avatar, AKA Robin, absolutely loves bear meat. A male Avatar's Supports with Frederick are centered around helping him develop a taste for bear meat. Chrom also enjoys bear meat, though not quite to the same extent as Robin. Even stranger, in the English version the translators also gave Robin a fondness for ''Liver and Eel pie'' of all things.

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* In ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening'', the Avatar, AKA Robin, absolutely loves bear meat. A male Avatar's Supports with Frederick are centered around helping him develop a taste for bear meat. Chrom also enjoys bear meat, though not quite to the same extent as Robin. Even stranger, in the English version the translators also gave Robin a fondness for ''Liver ''liver and Eel eel pie'' of all things. However, given that this is [[NightmareFetishist Tharja]] who says this, this may be a joke.
** According to Sumia, bee larvae is a Ylissean delicacy. When she sees [[SweetTooth Gaius]] searching for beehives she assumes that he's looking for bee larvae and tries to help him find it. When Gaius explains that he was looking for honey, she says that she likes honey but not as much as bee larvae.


* ''Manga/AneNaruMono'' ("An Elder Sister"): The demon Chiyo suggests that she "produce" and cook a placenta for her and Yuu's first meal. Whenever she was summoned by Lovecraftian black magic worshippers in the past, this is what they served her, so she assumes it's a meal for special occasions. Yuu manages to push more conventional fare.



* In ''Manga/{{Gintama}}'', one of Toushiro Hijikata's defining character traits is his love of mayonnaise, which he puts on absolutely everything, even coffee. It's made worse by the fact that he uses so much of it that the food becomes completely unrecognizable. Everybody finds it disgusting, but he can't seem to grasp that and has presumptuously garnished the food of others without their consent.

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* In ''Manga/{{Gintama}}'', one ''Manga/TheElderSisterLikeOne'': The demon Chiyo suggests that she "produce" and cook a placenta for her and Yuu's first meal. Whenever she was summoned by Lovecraftian black magic worshippers in the past, this is what they served her, so she assumes it's a meal for special occasions. Yuu manages to push more conventional fare.
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of Toushiro Hijikata's defining character traits is his love of mayonnaise, which he puts on absolutely everything, even coffee. It's made worse by the fact that he uses so much of it that the food becomes completely unrecognizable. Everybody finds it disgusting, but he can't seem to grasp that and has presumptuously garnished the food of others without their consent.

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* At the end of ''WesternAnimation/TheCareBearsAdventureInWonderland'' Grumpy, after spending the whole film repeatedly being deprived of food, declared he was going to eat ice cream and jelly, and top it with pickled beets. Brave Heart Lion was utterly disgusted to hear this.

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* ''Manga/BungoStrayDogs'': Tecchou Suehiro has a tendacy to combine same-colored food, like white rice and sugar. He also eats eggs with the shell still on.


* ''Music/TheWiggles'': Dorothy's a Dinosaur, obviously a tyrannosaurus rex sort, but [[CarnivoreConfusion it's OK]] because she eats... [[TrademarkFavoriteFood roses]].

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* ''Music/TheWiggles'': Dorothy's a Dinosaur, dinosaur, obviously a tyrannosaurus rex sort, of sorts complete with sharp-looking teeth, but [[CarnivoreConfusion it's OK]] because she eats... [[TrademarkFavoriteFood roses]].

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* In the Yukon Ho arc in ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'', Hobbes eats one of the sandwiches Calvin made for the trip, but is disgusted to find it's honey and marshmallow. Calvin then says the other one has chocolate syrup.

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