There is something very special about reminiscing about our good old days with our loved ones. Flipping through the photo albums and sharing the stories of those photos is such a wholesome feeling. To make our childhood so memorable, food definitely played a huge role. No matter when we grew up, be it in the 90s or 2000s, different generations have special memories attached to food. Recently, Vir Das tweeted about such beautiful throwback foodie diaries from the 90s and it is making everyone reminisce about their childhood.
“If You Grew Up In The 90s”: Vir Das Shared A Special Tweet For 90s Kids!
The comedian tweeted a list of so many delicious food items that most 90s kids enjoyed during their childhood. From pasta to Maggi to hot and sour soup, so many of our favourite food items are mentioned in this special tweet.
If you grew up in the 90s.
Two soups: Sweet corn, Hot & Sour
Tomato soup is in a paper glass.
Coffee is black, cold, or machine.
Pizza, Maggi, Toast all use the same cheese.
ALL Pasta is red.
Two milks. Whole and dahi.
Sugar free means no sugar, isn’t sweet.
— Vir Das (@thevirdas) June 7, 2023
Here are some foodie anecdotes that Vir Das added to his tweet.
- Soups in the 90s meant sweet corn soup and hot & sour soup.
- Remember how tomato soup was served in a paper glass?
- Now there are endless varieties of coffee served in cafes. But back then, coffee was only black, cold, and machine.
- Only one type of cheese was used to make everything; pizza, Maggi, and toast.
- Only red-coloured pasta was made.
- There were only two milk options; whole milk and dahi.
- Sugar-free meant food items with no sugar and those did not taste sweet.
Tweeple Are Feeling Nostalgic!
There are many fans and followers of Vir from the 90s and they are sharing their memories from the good old days under this tweet. From relating to the special tweet about all these food items to suggesting some from their childhood, Twitter users seem to be having a nostalgic time reading this tweet by Vir Das.
Shared on 7 June, the tweet has already garnered over 61K likes with tons of likes and comments. Here’s what they are tweeting!
Oh tomato soup with the bread crumbs on a railway station.
Maruti wafers on a birthday party or during a fast.
Kissan Mixed Fruit Jam in that small container.
— Ketan Lahoti (@lahoti_ketan) June 8, 2023
and veg manchurian is a gourmet dish
— Sidd (@nahatasidd) June 7, 2023
Stands pretty true for 2000s and early 2010s as well
— Pratham (@Pratham_padu) June 7, 2023
— Richa Rastogi (@RichaRa83173091) June 7, 2023
Many places, had sugarless meant put less sugar…
— Madhusudan 🪂 🐧 (@memaddybaba) June 7, 2023
And Gadi is motorcycle
upgrade is maruti 800
zen is AC car OMG
Parker pen for 110 rupees is ultimate luxury
— Madhu (@madhumeet_kaur) June 8, 2023
Are you a 90s kid or a Gen-Z? If you are a 90s kid and have many beautiful childhood memories to share, comment down below. We would love to read!
Cover Image Courtesy: Instagram/ Vir Das (@virdas), Twitter/ Vir Das (@thevirdas)