How Do You Eat Messy Foods?


How exactly are you supposed to eat this again? [Photograph: Josh Bousel]

In an interview with The Seattle Times, Guy Fieri talks about his strategy for eating squirting-all-over-the-place foods.

With messy food, or foods with a lot of sauce, you do "The Hunch." I learned it in Philly, watching the dudes in suits eat cheesesteaks. You keep your elbows above your hands because if you don't, the grease runs down your sleeve to your elbow. [Oh, and by the way] Contrary to popular belief, I eat all types of food. Fried food is my least favorite.

Me, I'm thankful I don't have a beard. That sounds even more stressful (and probably not a good look for me). I try to sneak in bites while people's eyes wander. Also, bibs—those are good. Do you have your own version of The Hunch? And was Fieri serious about the not loving fried food part?

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