The Food Virgin is the best source of information for
people who would like to try eating new, unfamiliar
cuisines. Designed especially for first-timers,
The Food Virgin explains in plain English what to expect
from the minute you walk in the door, to the moment
you pay the bill. Each type of food experience is
described in detail, helping readers and viewers know
what the food is like, what to order if it's your first
time trying it, and how to eat each dish (especially when weird
utensils or methods are involved).
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When did The Food Virgin
The Food Virgin columns began in
2005, though technically the website was launched in
How did it begin?
The Food Virgin herself went
for a dinner in Washington D.C. and had Ethiopian food for
the first time. It was great food and a fun
experience, but was so far from what she was used to
that she got to wondering how many other people don't try
different cuisines because they seem way too weird and
scary, and people don't know what to expect, order or do.
Having tried a lot of different cuisines from around the
world (and curious to
try many more), The Food Virgin started putting together
the columns and website, aiming to help Food Virgins
everywhere be comfortable eating anywhere their first
Who visits The Food Virgin
We get questions from food
newbies, as well as more experienced diners who want to eat like the
experts. The Food Virgin has answers for everyone,
carefully researched, and aided by top chefs and food
experts when appropriate.
What can people find here?
A substantial Q&A section,
restaurant finder, and selection of articles on
different cuisines, not to mention foodie friends at the
forum. For more info about The Food Virgin
next for The Food Virgin?
Look for us in other media, namely your
local newpaper. More details of other media will
be announced first here.
Can we interview The Food Virgin, or book
her for an appearance on our show?
Yes! Contact us to arrange it.
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within 24 hours.
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