Note: I'm using "allergy" here as a short-hand for a physical reaction to food, which is technically wrong but colloquially correct.
Key: ! Mild reaction (e.g. upset stomach) !! Severe reaction !!! Anaphylactic shock ? Ask me how I feel about it today - Avoid, pick out -- Eww, yuck --- Contaminant in tiny quantities, nothing on plate can be eaten + Likes ++ Likes a lot +++ Will eat nothing but this for a full day Aahz ! MSG ! some fatty foods (sour cream, manchego, prime rib, tempura) --- coffee --- eggplant --- beer --- pickles, sweet -- onion --- fried onion + small amount of well-cooked, minced onion buried in e.g. pasta sauce - green onion, leeks, scallions + chives -- chocolate with fruit -- bell peppers -- icky yellow mustard ? good mustard ++ meat & veggies ++ apples, pears, pineapple ++ berry: black/blue/boysen/straw/rasp (NOT cranberry/cherry) ++ lemon, lime + orange, grapefruit + melons, apricots, dates + banana chips, banana bread -- other banana ? other fruit (most will be -- or ---)
The first chunk of whitespace is each line is a representation of a TAB character, which I use in case I ever want to do programmatic processing of the database.