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I've eaten at several dozen regions within Monmouth County, NJ...

How many points does Chinatown in NYC get?

=Mark

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Teach a man to fish, he eats for Life.

Teach a man to sell fish, he eats Steak

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-- and I can't believe you get two points for St. Martin and St. Maarten but the entire continental United States counts as one.

What about Antarctica? They divide it into 9 regions. I guess this means there are 9 separate and unique Antarctician cuisines...

"I believe I'll have the Penguin braised in a reduction of melted snow..."

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Teach a man to fish, he eats for Life.

Teach a man to sell fish, he eats Steak

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I think there are other clubs I'd rather be a member of--mile high club . . .

Why ANYBODY would have as a life goal to have sex in some filthy, malodorous airplane toilet the size of a phone booth just boggles my mind. Join the "mile-high" club the easy way: drive to Denver and have sex in a hotel room! (Food's better in Denver, too.)

I have only visited twelve regions on the list. And as far as eating seriously in them: only one, the US.

How about a more interesting question, mostly for our US posters: how many STATES have you eaten SERIOUSLY in? (Count Puerto Rico as one, and the US Virgin Islands, and DC.)

I've only eaten seriously in

Ohio

Indiana

Texas

Oklahoma

South Dakota

Pennsylvania

Minnesota

Missouri

Louisiana

Alabama

Georgia

Arkansas

Mississippi

oh, and Washington, of course.

(Refuelling stops not counted. :biggrin: )

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Oh, that's a good one, Deacon. I have only spent a few years in the States, but in addition to New York I have eaten "seriously"* in:

Louisiana

South Carolina

Washington

California

Illinois

Minnesota

I don't think having a couple of good dinners counts as eating seriously, but if it did, I would add Washington DC, Philadelphia, Kansas, Texas and Georgia.

Hmmm, I have a lot of catching up to do. :hmmm:

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* "seriously" = have eaten at least one gourmet meal in the state. Attempts to get the "regional" or "local" flavor of the state also count. What I wouldn't count is a meal in an airport coffee shop while waiting for a plane, or a meal at some national chain by the side of the highway, or something similar. :smile:

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This is a puerile and undignified game and I will have no part of it.

Canada

USA

Mexico

Belize

Cuba

Guatemala

Austria

Belgium

England

Finland

France

Germany

Greece

Italy

Netherlands

Russia [slight cheat as I was there for one night and my hotel was so disgusting I only had breakfast in a Western chain; most other countries listed I have eaten properly in. Apart of course from Wales :biggrin:]

Sweden

Switzerland

Wales

South Africa

Namibia

Botswana

Zimbabwe

China

Hong Kong

India

Macau

Turkey

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28 (Middle Eastern refuels not counted)

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I think there are other clubs I'd rather be a member of--mile high club . . .

Why ANYBODY would have as a life goal to have sex in some filthy, malodorous airplane toilet the size of a phone booth just boggles my mind. Join the "mile-high" club the easy way: drive to Denver and have sex in a hotel room! (Food's better in Denver, too.)

I have only visited twelve regions on the list. And as far as eating seriously in them: only one, the US.

How about a more interesting question, mostly for our US posters: how many STATES have you eaten SERIOUSLY in? (Count Puerto Rico as one, and the US Virgin Islands, and DC.)

I've only eaten seriously in

Ohio

Indiana

Texas

Oklahoma

South Dakota

Pennsylvania

Minnesota

Missouri

Louisiana

Alabama

Georgia

Arkansas

Mississippi

oh, and Washington, of course.

(Refuelling stops not counted. :biggrin: )

Who said anything about the rest room?

I'm hollywood and I approve this message.

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This thread is still alive?

Let's see

Mexico, USA, Canada.

Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, St. Thomas (does this count?), Anguilla, Guadeloupe, Martinique, St. Lucia, Barbados, St. Maarten (I can't count this as two, sorry), St. Barts, Dominica.

England, Ireland, France, Spain, Portugal, Gibraltar, Holland, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Poland, Russia, Estonia (or wherever Tallin is), Germany and Denmark.

I am only missing all of South America, all of Asia, all of Africa, all of the Pacific Islands, Australia and Antartica. That's all. :huh:

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I've eaten at several dozen regions within Monmouth County, NJ...

Uh - Mark, what's a region? I'm familiar with towns within a county, but can't quite figure out what a region is. :wacko:

Well, Middletown is a region. Can't point to any real town to speak of. Same with Ocean Township, Tinton Falls, West Long Branch, Rumson, Elberon, Scobeyville Reeveytown, etc.

Now Red Bank, there's a town! And Freehold, Long Branch Asbury park... :wink:

=Mark

Give a man a fish, he eats for a Day.

Teach a man to fish, he eats for Life.

Teach a man to sell fish, he eats Steak

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Why ANYBODY would have as a life goal to have sex in some filthy, malodorous airplane toilet the size of a phone booth just boggles my mind. . . .

Who said anything about the rest room?

:biggrin: Okay, you've got me there. No credit for using the john for your erotic assignation. Extra points for coitus while standing up in the aisle. Further extra points for coitus with stewardess while standing in the aisle. And for sex in the cockpit with the pilot--well, you win the prize. . . .

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  • 3 weeks later...
This is a puerile and undignified game and I will have no part of it.

and i love it. i traveled outside the US for the first time in 1994 and since then have been spending all my savings and using all my vacation time to add countries to my list. eating & traveling are the loves of my life:

Canada, Mexico, Guatemala, Panama, Ecuador, UK, Ireland, Belgium, Netherlands, France, Italy, Egypt.

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This is a ridiculous idea but I couldn't help myself:angry: It would take lot of work to get to the hundred!

England

Scotland

Republic of Ireland

Czech Federated Rep.

France

Italy

USA

Australia

Tasmania

Lesser Sunda Islands (Bali)

Indonesia (Java)

Malaysia

Singapore

Thailand

Hong Kong

Japan

China

Turkey

Greece

Spain

Indonesia

Balearic Islands (Majorca and Ibiza)

Andorra

Switzerland

Kenya

Sri Lanka

Maldives

I also grabbed a packet of biscuits in Monaco :biggrin:

I would suggest that this is a better list

HERE!

"Why would we want Children? What do they know about food?"

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  • 2 years later...

I have heard of the Century Club, but this is the first time I have seen their web site. Thanks to some very active traveling over the years due to business, here is my list (per TCC's qualifications). Asterisks indicate countries where I have not had meals.

Australia

Guam

Hawaiian Islands

Alaska

Canada

Mexico

US

Costa Rica

Guatemala

Argentina

Brazil

Chile

Colombia

Peru

Venezuela

Antigua

Dominican Republic

Jamaica

St. Martin

St. Maarten

Puerto Rico

Bermuda

Andorra

Austria

Mallorca

Belgium

Bulgaria

Czech Republic

Denmark

England

Finland

France

Germany

Gibraltar

Greece

Hungary

Ireland

Italy

Monaco

Netherlands

Norway

Poland

Portugal

Romania

Scotland

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Turkey (Istanbul)

Vatican City*

Wales

Botswana

Guinea*

Ivory Coast

Kenya

Morocco

Senegal

South Africa

Zambia

Zimbabwe

Abu Dhabi

Bahrain

Dubai

Fujeirah*

Kuwait

Lebanon

Ras Al Khaimah*

Saudi Arabia

Sharjah*

China (PRC)

China (Taiwan)

Hong Kong

Japan

Malaysia

Philippines

Singapore

Thailand

Turkey (in Asia)

I think it totals 78 or so. I don't consider myself a "tourist" and see little sense in the Century Club and even if I had 200, would not consider joining such a club. I hadn't really thought about it until I read this posting. Would not consider a cruise except one or two (I did one to Alaska and would consider one in Norway).

Interesting to think of the best and worst meals - had some very bad ones and some absolutely wonderful ones as well. Worst - Senegal - some form of rodent stewed with a very strong taste and many small bones.

Too many to mention wonderful ones.

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25 thanks to 11 months wandering around Europe in a hedonistic daze.

By the way, don't click on the link in the original post unless you want to enter popup hell-- fuckers. :angry:

peak performance is predicated on proper pan preparation...

-- A.B.

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Odd club but great scam. Initiation fee of $100 + $40 annual fee. What do you get once you've paid to join? Nothing, it appears, other than a membership card. I'm once again reminded that I may be in the wrong business.

That said, I could not resist. Thanks to 4 years in the Air Force, many years of international business travel, and an ongoing quest for something new and different have qualified - 103. No wonder Im so tired.

Think I'll save the money for something else.

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The World66 website marks the countries that you've been to in red. I've got 22 countries.

<img src="http://www.world66.com/myworld66/visitedCountries/worldmap?visited=CAUSBSDOATBECZDKFIFRDEIEITNLNORUSECHUKCN"><br/>

<a href="http://www.world66.com/myworld66">create your own visited country map</a>

or check our <a href="http://www.world66.com/centralamericathecaribbean/costarica">Costa Rica travel guide</a>

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