Judy, Patrick, and Lillianna, Brooklyn, NY

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How many people does your fridge need to feed?
Lillianna: Three.

What do you usually eat for breakfast?
Judy: We usually get bagels from the bagel store. Especially on school days.

Is there anything you eat every day?
Lillianna: Water.

Every week?
Lillianna: On Fridays I eat pizza. It’s pizza day at my school.
Patrick: A chicken quesadilla.

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What item are you forbidden from purchasing right now?
Lillianna: Dunkin’ Donuts!
Patrick: We’ve eaten at Dunkin’ Donuts before, just on special occasions.

What’s the most delicious thing in here?
Patrick: Pizza rolls.
Judy: That hurts my feelings. There’s fresh gumbo in there that I just made! And chili.

The most disgusting?
Patrick: Fish.
Lillianna: Fish.
Judy: Probably god-knows-how-old dumplings.

The oldest?
Judy: Probably breast milk. Somewhere all the way in the back.

Anything you regret buying?
Patrick and Lillianna: Fish!

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What's your guilty pleasure?
Patrick: Chicken wings from one of those fast food Chinese restaurants.
Judy: Yea, chicken wings. That’s about as gross as it comes.

Where do you do most of your food shopping?
Judy: Met Food the most, but we frequent Trader Joe’s, Union Market. And Paisanos, the butcher—because I’m prohibited from buying fish.

How much do you spend on groceries each week?
Judy: You know what, I don’t keep track. It’s probably on the higher end, about $100.

How often do you go grocery shopping?
Judy: Twice a week.
Lillianna: Once on Friday and once on Sunday.

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Is there anything in here that we would have found in your childhood fridge?
Lillianna: Fish?
Patrick: Think way back, Mom, think way back.
Judy: Calamansi juice, which is a puree of citrus, from the Philippines.

What do you wish you had in here?
Patrick: A million dollars. And chicken wings.
Lillianna: 500 chicken wings.
Judy: If not a couple million dollars, how about a pound of caviar? And a bottle of Cristal.

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Judy works in PR, and she’s holding a jar of lump crabmeat. Patrick is in seventh grade, and he’s holding a bag of Eton pork and cabbage dumplings. Lillianna is in second grade, and is holding some fancy chocolates purchased at London Heathrow.