Can We Guess Your Age Based on This Foodie Quiz?

Jennifer Post

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About This Quiz

Generational differences can be very obvious. You can look at someone and guess if they are a boomer or a millennial. Another way to tell someone's age is by the food they eat, order or turn their nose up at. Some generations are known for viral food trends like unicorn bagels, and others are known for boiling vegetables and ruining them for future generations.

Food trends evolve, based on so many factors. The economy is a big one. The more money people have, the more they go out to eat and the more they purchase expensive and small-market ingredients. In tighter times, people tend to gravitate towards pre-made foods and bulk items, as they usually run cheaper. No matter the current economy, some age groups spend more liberally, while others had to crunch numbers, based on whether or not they've experienced hard times in the past.

In everyday life, no one likes stereotypes. Millennials have killed too many industries to count and none of them can afford houses because they buy too much avocado toast. Baby boomers love Fox News and can't text. Generation X, well, their only stereotype is that no one really knows what they are. Then you have Gen Z people, who apparently eat Tide Pods for breakfast.

Want us to tell you how old you are, based on your food choices? Take this quiz!

What shows were always on in your house growing up?

What is your favorite chicken dish?

What are you craving for your next meal?

What is your favorite holiday side dish?

What spice do you use the most in cooking?

How many courses does an ideal dinner party menu have?

What is your idea of comfort food?

What do you eat for breakfast?

How would you use saffron?

What is your favorite type of restaurant to dine at?

Red, white, rosé or sparkling?

What is your guilty pleasure food?

What is a food stereotype of your generation?

What is your favorite vegetable?

How do you like your steak cooked?

What is always in your refrigerator?

What type of potato do you prefer?

What is your favorite type of nut butter?

What is the best type of cheese, in your opinion?

What is your favorite part of French cuisine?

Do you buy local ingredients?

What does your social media primarily consist of?

What is the best kind of waffle?

Is organic important to you?

What are your coffee preferences?

What is your favorite section of the food store to shop in?

What is the best sauce for pasta?

What is your favorite cooking method?

What is your best kitchen tip?

What would you rather buy than make from scratch?

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