One of my dear friends freaked out when she somehow misplaced a Christmas gift she'd gotten for me months ago. I knew she was really disappointed by the way she told me about it. But honestly, it was the thought that counted for me, so what a surprise to get a mystery package in the mail today. Little did I know, it would be Christmas on January 13th!
And indeed, it was a brilliant gift, totally worth the wait -- and even worth blogging about. It's called Foodie Fight: A Trivia Game For Serious Food Lovers. This girl really knows me! (Well, she's certainly had dinner with me enough to get my unabashed geekdom.)
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First thing to catch my eye was the blurb from Jacques Pepin on the side of the box: "Finally, a trivia game that I am interested in and knowledgeble enough to play!" Inside, I found a box of trivia cards on stuff like world cuisines, food in popular culture, cooking techniques, and restaurants. I am so tempted just to sit down and read the cards for fun, but I would like my friends to actually play this game with me sometime, so I'll hold off... for now...