- The Plate
Spook Yourself With These 5 Weird Food Superstitions
Pay attention to what you’re eating this Halloween or you could end up penniless, friendless, soulless, lifeless, or—even worse for some—your in-laws might come over for a visit.
Food is a big component of every aspect of our lives, so it makes sense that certain foods are tied in with superstitions. These are the quirky traditions that make each community unique and hold it together over time. Most of the time, they’re a tad kooky—way more fiction than fact.
But there are still true believers who watch out for noodles, never spill salt, and hold onto their tortillas. Read on:
In China, noodles are meant to be devoured whole. Long noodles represent a long life, and cutting one in half will cut your own life short. So