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The 'Gay Diet' [Sushi?]
http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/wordofmouth/2012/jan/10/the-gay-diet ^ | January 10, 2012

Posted on 01/10/2012 9:22:36 PM PST by Steelfish

The 'Gay Diet' If 'man food' is meat and 'girl food' is salad, what's 'gay food'?

Simon Doonan has just written a new book called Gay Men Don't Get Fat. Doonan is less famous here than he is in the States: he's a Reading-born, highly successful window dresser for Barneys, a style columnist for the New York Post and elsewhere, and is married to the designer Jonathan Adler.

His title alludes, of course, to the mid-noughties bestseller French Women Don't Get Fat, which did more to raise awareness of the French paradox among the general public than any book before it. Doonan's text is more of an arch and witty discourse on aspects of gay and straight life, written in a gossipy, frivolous and ultimately rather lovable style.

"Straight foods are basic and uncontrived," he writes. "Gay foods are fiddly and foofy ... Sushi may well be the gayest food on earth. The design of the average ikura gunkan maki or hirame nigiri is, if you look at it objectively, really quite extraordinary. Sushi chefs are basically taking sloppy bits of fish and magically reworking them into exquisite bonbons. How gay, right? ... While sushi is swishy, Mexican food is unbelievably macho. As delicious as a burrito is, it is basically just a cross between a turd and a penis."

(Excerpt) Read more at guardian.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Food; Society
KEYWORDS: homosexualagenda; homosexuality; homosexuals; napl; sodomites; sodomy
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1 posted on 01/10/2012 9:22:38 PM PST by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish

2 posted on 01/10/2012 9:25:49 PM PST by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Steelfish
Someone has food issues.

/johnny

3 posted on 01/10/2012 9:26:52 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Steelfish

Gay’s don’t control what I eat.

I’m man enough to eat queche. And if I want to eat suchi I’ll eat suchi.

I DARE you to laugh at me.


4 posted on 01/10/2012 9:27:28 PM PST by DManA
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To: Steelfish

5 posted on 01/10/2012 9:30:25 PM PST by PGR88
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To: DManA
> Gay’s don’t control what I eat. I’m man enough to eat queche. And if I want to eat suchi I’ll eat suchi. I DARE you to laugh at me.

Hell, man, I'm with you!. It so happens tonight I had sushi, and some cajun smoked salmon. Good stuff!!


6 posted on 01/10/2012 9:31:55 PM PST by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: DManA
Sorry about the possessive apostrophe on the word gays.
7 posted on 01/10/2012 9:32:28 PM PST by DManA
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To: dayglored

a burrito is macho? methinks the guy is oversexed


8 posted on 01/10/2012 9:34:11 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: DManA
As I said.. Someone has food issues.

I've had a craving for surimi for the last 2 fortnights.

Not something I'm proud of, but the whiting and Alaskan Walleye has some trace elements my body wants.

I'll eat what I please, and devil take the hindmost.

/johnny

9 posted on 01/10/2012 9:34:30 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JRandomFreeper

Fish, still quivering. With fried taters. hmmmmmmmmmmm.


10 posted on 01/10/2012 9:36:53 PM PST by DManA
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To: DManA
I visited my ex-wife's family in Hawaii this past summer, and bought a 12-pound fresh-caught red-meat tuna (Ahi) from one of the local fishermen.

Took it home, gutted it, and sliced it up like a Thanksgiving turkey -- huge slabs of raw red-meat tuna sashimi.

And ate it, raw, right off the fish. Fantastic!

It's not everybody's cup of tea, but it's a great treat for me (I can't get it where I live in upstate NY) and my ex- and our daughter, and the rest of her family except her mother (my ex-MIL), who ate some but preferred to have one of us slice it up and present it on a plate so that she didn't have to deal with the fish as such directly.

11 posted on 01/10/2012 9:39:03 PM PST by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: Steelfish

If they are gay why would they eat a dish that smelled like fish?


12 posted on 01/10/2012 9:39:27 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: JRandomFreeper

“Serious food issues”


13 posted on 01/10/2012 9:41:01 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: JRandomFreeper

Hoboy, you just went a little too far with the “fortnights” reference. Is your apartment really really neat?

Not that there’s anything wrong with that.


14 posted on 01/10/2012 9:41:31 PM PST by DManA
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To: PGR88

I will never look at beanies and wienies the same again.


15 posted on 01/10/2012 9:42:48 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
> a burrito is macho? methinks the guy is oversexed

Could well be. I'll tell ya this, after this statement:

"...a burrito is basically just a cross between a turd and a penis..."
I may never be able to order a burrito again without thinking of that. DAMN!!
16 posted on 01/10/2012 9:44:18 PM PST by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: DManA
My shotgun shack looks like a tornado just hit.

But I do read a lot of stuff from the 1600s.

It slipped out.

/johnny

17 posted on 01/10/2012 9:44:24 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Steelfish

Throat Yogurt. It’s what’s for (gay) dinner.


18 posted on 01/10/2012 9:46:17 PM PST by paddles ("The more corrupt the state, the more it legislates." Tacitus)
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To: DManA
Ummm. Surimi is very, very dead. Gelatinous dead.

/johnny

19 posted on 01/10/2012 9:46:17 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JRandomFreeper

LOL


20 posted on 01/10/2012 9:47:18 PM PST by DManA
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To: mylife
> If they are gay why would they eat a dish that smelled like fish?

I'm honestly not sure why this seemed appropriate to post.

21 posted on 01/10/2012 9:47:33 PM PST by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: Steelfish
Straight foods are basic and uncontrived," he writes. "Gay foods are fiddly and foofy ...

Hungry is hungry, wasn't aware that perverts had a claim on certain foods. It makes sense though. Mental issues are usually intertwined with body issues. Eating disorders are the new 'chic' with the heroin junky look these past years.
22 posted on 01/10/2012 9:47:57 PM PST by allmost
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To: dayglored

Yark!


23 posted on 01/10/2012 9:49:33 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: DManA
Most of what I read from the 1600s is about arty, how to deploy it and use it, and regular order of arms.

That's mostly what they wrote about then.

They wrote about every-damn-thing in the 1800s and early 1900s.

And then came the copyright.

/johnny

24 posted on 01/10/2012 9:54:07 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: mylife
> Yark!

Huh, weird. That "Nigerians" photo just.... disappeared. The comment is still there (and now makes no sense whatsoever), but I refreshed the page and it was ..... gone.

Maybe the mods pulled it, but it's been up on FR before... that's where I got it originally!

Oh, well.

25 posted on 01/10/2012 9:54:28 PM PST by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: dayglored; mylife
> Huh, weird. That "Nigerians" photo just.... disappeared. The comment is still there (and now makes no sense whatsoever), but I refreshed the page and it was ..... gone. Maybe the mods pulled it, but it's been up on FR before... that's where I got it originally! Oh, well.

Still weirder... the HTML source of this page still has the link, and it still works (when clicked from the source display), but it won't show when the page is refreshed.

Ah, ok, figured it out. Local cache problem in Firefox. It's working again now.

Nevermind....

26 posted on 01/10/2012 9:59:38 PM PST by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: Slings and Arrows

It’s not EXACTLY a ping....


27 posted on 01/10/2012 10:09:04 PM PST by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: Steelfish; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows

Tofurkey liver pâté.


28 posted on 01/10/2012 10:11:41 PM PST by a fool in paradise (Candidate Barack Obama was never vetted. America is his employer, his job review sucks. End of story)
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To: mylife

29 posted on 01/10/2012 10:13:29 PM PST by a fool in paradise (Candidate Barack Obama was never vetted. America is his employer, his job review sucks. End of story)
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To: paddles

Fudge frosted with Crisco.


30 posted on 01/10/2012 10:15:11 PM PST by a fool in paradise (Candidate Barack Obama was never vetted. America is his employer, his job review sucks. End of story)
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To: Steelfish

That is dumb. So the entire country of Japan is eating “gay” food. It is so funny how they have to compartmentalize everybody.


31 posted on 01/10/2012 10:20:52 PM PST by napscoordinator (Go Rick! Go Rick! Go Newt! Let's get 'er done.)
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To: DuncanWaring

Q: What’s a fruit drink?

A: Strawberry daiquiri.


32 posted on 01/10/2012 10:22:30 PM PST by Migraine (Diversity is great; until it happens to YOU.)
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To: Steelfish

This is so stupid. Promoting a dumb-ass stereotype on purpose.

There was a gay couple across from me for several years. One was so fat they had to sell the house because he had a very difficult time accessing the second floor. He was the sugar daddy.


33 posted on 01/10/2012 10:26:34 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: DManA

It could be worse, his horseless carriage could have a dial that indicates speed in furlongs per fortnight.


34 posted on 01/10/2012 11:46:15 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: dayglored

It’s not naughty, just a bit weird.


35 posted on 01/10/2012 11:49:06 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: Steelfish

Blowfish.

A real restaurant on Santana Row in San Jose, CA is known as a gay hangout.


36 posted on 01/11/2012 12:04:01 AM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: mylife

OMG! ha!


37 posted on 01/11/2012 12:05:34 AM PST by MacMattico
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To: dayglored

Do I want to know where you found that picture...I don’t know!


38 posted on 01/11/2012 12:07:28 AM PST by MacMattico
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To: Steelfish
I was going to say the gay fat guy from Modern Family but turns out he's not really gay. But the skinny one is. There’s your proof./s
39 posted on 01/11/2012 12:15:44 AM PST by MacMattico
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To: Steelfish
Sushi may well be the gayest food on earth.

Some might disagree.


40 posted on 01/11/2012 1:08:59 AM PST by TChad
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To: dayglored

Man oh man am I jealous and and drooling! I am a red-blooded carnivore - I love steak, beef, filet mignon, ribeye, etc. Wife always makes chicken, chicken, chicken but if I had my way, I’d eat Ahi tuna sashimi most of the time.

Reason being is that tuna is very high in protein, low in bad fat, high in Omega 3 - so great for losing weight and keeping stamina. As a Software Engineer who’s done many late nights - nothing beats giving me stamina like a full sashimi dinner (sans sake).

Problem in South Florida, surprisingly, is that Ahi Tuna is a ripoff at $18.99/lb.


41 posted on 01/11/2012 4:31:16 AM PST by time4good
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To: Steelfish

I don’t give a damn what anyone thinks about what I eat. I like sushi and I will damn well eat it any time I like.


42 posted on 01/11/2012 5:13:17 AM PST by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: MacMattico

http://i54.photobucket.com/albums/g100/dayglored/Nigerian-409.jpg


43 posted on 01/11/2012 5:24:34 AM PST by piroque ("In times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act")
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To: Steelfish

“Gay Men Don’t Get Fat.”

Apparently, no one ever explained to the author what a “bear” is.


44 posted on 01/11/2012 5:27:19 AM PST by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: time4good
> Reason being is that tuna is very high in protein, low in bad fat, high in Omega 3 - so great for losing weight and keeping stamina. As a Software Engineer who’s done many late nights - nothing beats giving me stamina like a full sashimi dinner (sans sake).

Yes, exactly so. Late nights at work are a way of life for me (have been for 40 years) and fish seems to be the best for keeping the ol' brain going.

> Problem in South Florida, surprisingly, is that Ahi Tuna is a ripoff at $18.99/lb.

Tell me about it... here in upstate NY it's worse than that, if/when it's available at all.

The Ahi we had in Hawaii.... about $3/lb and surprisingly little wastage in guts and bones. (But of course the general cost of living out there is pretty outrageous...)

45 posted on 01/11/2012 5:56:35 AM PST by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: dayglored; a fool in paradise; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; ..
Gay Men Don't Get Fat.

AIDS'll do that.


46 posted on 01/11/2012 6:08:31 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: MacMattico; piroque
> Do I want to know where you found that picture...I don’t know!

Actually, as I recall I saw it posted on FreeRepublic a couple of years ago. I don't know the provenance of the original.

When I saw it, I copied it and put it in my Photobucket posting collection, which is the place piroque gave the link in comment #43. But that's not the original, that's only my own collection of copies.

47 posted on 01/11/2012 6:13:44 AM PST by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: Steelfish
Doonan is ... married to s**t-p**king the designer Jonathan Adler.

An XY cannot get married to another XY.

48 posted on 01/11/2012 8:08:13 AM PST by mas cerveza por favor
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To: Steelfish

I thought gays preferred the “Liquid Protein” Diet.


49 posted on 01/11/2012 8:10:05 AM PST by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: mylife

I’m. Not. Going. There.


50 posted on 01/11/2012 9:20:55 AM PST by null and void (Day 1085 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made, Frank, they're cornered...])
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