13 Strange Food Phobias

October is the time of year when ghosts and goblins take center stage. But for some people, it’s not the things that go bump in the night that bring the horror — it’s mushrooms, veggies and chopsticks that make All Hallows Eve the most terrifying time of year.

We’ve put together a list of 13 food-related phobias that you may have never heard of!phobias

Acerophobia: Fear of sourness

Sweet and savory are the only flavor options for these people.

peanut butter phobia

Arachibutyrophobia: Fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth

When you put your sandwich in your mouth to take a bite, make sure the slice with the peanut butter on it is on the bottom. Problem solved.

meat phobia

Carnophobia: Fear of meat

This fear would be one reason why someone may prefer a vegetarian diet.

chopsticks phobia

Consecotaleophobia: Fear of chopsticks

Many people find a fork and a knife to be a  whole lot easier to use anyway!

family in conversation

Deipnophobia: Fear of dining or dinner conversations

Some people would just prefer to order their food to go!

Dipsophobia: Fear of drinking

This type of person would be the best designated driver.

Geumophobia: Fear of taste/flavor

If you suffer from this phobia, Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen is DEFINITELY not the place to go!

fish phobia

Ichthyophobia: Fear of fish

That flaky texture can be downright frightening for some!vegetables phobia

Lachanophobia: Fear of vegetables

Most children seem to have undiagnosed cases of this phobia!phobias

Mageirocophobia: Fear of cooking

When it comes to cooking, we here at Cheddar’s are fearless!alcohol phobia

Methyphobia: Fear of alcohol

Happy hour takes on a whole new, scarier meaning!mushroom phobia

Mycophobia: Fear or aversion to mushrooms

Well, they are a fungus, so an aversion isn’t all that unreasonable!wine phobia

Oenophobia: Fear of wines

The fruit of the vine can send shivers down the spine.

Even if you are one of those people who are afraid of any of the things we listed above, we can promise you that spending mealtime with us at Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen will be a frighteningly great experience and a perfect way to face your fears!

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