Food and Drink

Meat and Proteins

  • Meat Skewers – A skewer of baazrag, erdlu, jankx, kip, or z’tal meat served with a small hunk of unleavened bread is daily fare. cost: 2 cp (one skewer and a hunk of bread)
  • Steaks – A juicy mekillot or inix steak can make an excellent meal. cost: 4-6 cp (one steak)
  • Meat Delicacies – Mouth-watering, rarely offered meats include cloud ray and cha’thrang. These meats are very expensive, a treat reserved for the nobility. cost: 3-10 sp (one steak)
  • Erdlu Eggs – The eggs of the large, flightless erdlus are a common food in the Tyr region. cost: 1 cp (one egg)
  • Agafari Nuts – These are edible nuts from the agafari trees of the crescent forest. cost: 1 cp (one lb)

Fruits and Vegetables

  • Grall Fruit – The bulbous fruit of the grall cactus has a strong, bitter taste. cost: 2 cp (one fruit)
  • Faro Fruit – The faro tree produces fruit once in a decade and each piece of the delicious, sweet fruit is worth almost as much as the tree itself. cost: 50-80 sp (one fruit)
  • Geja Fruit – A soft-skinned fruit which is only ripe for a few days per year. When ripe, geja is extremely sweet and delicate. When dried, it retains much of the sweetness. cost: 5 cp ripe or 1 cp dried (one fruit)
  • Welela Gourd – Long and thin, welela gourds are prickly on the outside, but the inside is very sweet and contains a great deal of moisture. cost: 3 cp (one gourd)
  • Scuppernong Berries – Rough skinned berries. cost: 1 cp (handful)
  • Bulis Berries – These berries have a thick, hairy, brown skin that makes them very difficult to peel. They have a small, sweet, purple center. cost: 1 cp (handful)
  • N’ku’ru’ma – The finger-sized n’ku’ru’ma pods take on a slightly sweet flavor when roasted over an open fire. cost: 3 cp (4-5 pods)
  • Oleracea – The dull yellow leaves of the oleracea plant can be eaten raw or cooked and served with meals. They are flavorless, but quite nutritious. cost: 3 cp (2-3 leaves)
  • Neep – An orange root vegetable. It has a very bland flavor and is often served mixed with other foods rather than by itself. cost: 2 cp (each)

Breads and Grains

  • Bread – A common bread is made with grains, faro flour, water, and kank honey. The small, sweet, unleaved loaves are sold in a bundle. cost: 2 cp (bundle)

Beverages

Alcoholic

  • Broy – A mead made from fermented kank nectar. It is sometimes spiced and other times left unspiced. cost: 2 cp (one mug) or 10 cp (one pitcher)
  • Water-Broy – A watered down broy, which helps to slake one’s thirst a bit more than thicker, sweeter broy. cost: 1 cp (one mug) or 5 cp (one pitcher)
  • Blue Cactus Ale – This cheap, heavy ale is made from the fruit of the grall cactus. cost: 1 oc (one mug) or 5 cp (one pticher)
  • Beer – Common beer made from fermented grains. cost: 1 cp (one gallon)
  • Scuppernong – Thick, bitter, and silvery-colored, scuppernong is the favored drink among elves. cost: 1 cp (one jug)
  • Bulis Wine – Made from from fermented bulis berries, bulis wine has a bluish-purple color. It is rather inexpensive and is mainly purchased by the working class Athasians. cost: 1 cp (one jug)
  • Asticles Wine – This tart, dry wine is favored among the nobility. It’s a very fine drink and as such is very expensive. cost: 8 sp (one bottle)
  • Demontouch Wine – A mysterious and rare wine only available in Tyr. It’s a very fine and refreshing drink that is slightly spicy with a sweet after taste. cost: 2 gp (one bottle)

Non-Alcoholic

  • Water – While water is definitely a commodity on Athas, it is available in the cities for less cost than outside of them. cost: 1 sp (one cupful)
  • Kank Honey – This sweet liquid is produced in globules on the abdomen of the large insects. cost: 1 cp (cupful)
  • Filtered Jalath’gak-blood Nectar – Another sweet nectar. cost: 3 cp (cupful)
  • Kola Tea – Made from kola nuts which are ground into a fine powder and then steeped in water. Kola tea is a tasty beverage which stimulates the mind and wards off sleep. cost: 3 cp (one mug-bag) or 1 sp (one mug with steeped water)

Snacks, Arena Concessions

  • Red Cactus Grubs – These are usually consumed by slaves or indentured servants. Some pop the heads off first, others eat them whole. cost: 1-2 cp (4-5 grubs)
  • Sun Dried Kip – Sold in dried strips, kip-meat jerky is rather tasty. cost: 2-3 cp (3 strips)
  • Renks – Harmless, tasteless slugs that store water inside their bodies. Each holds approximately 1/2 cup of water. cost: 5 cp (5 renks)
  • Sun Dried Jankx – Similar to kip, although a bit tastier and usually slightly more expensive. cost: 3-5 cp (3 strips)

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