No one looks forward to a trip to the hospital. That sinking feeling probably has more to do with an impending surgery, a harsh illness or another medical concern, of course. But hospital food — and its less-than-stellar reputation — doesn’t make the trip any easier.
From wiggling slices of Jell-O to bland bowls of soup, hospital food in the U.S. often does little to delight or inspire any foodie’s palate. And while a lackluster selection of food is widely considered to be part of the healing process, one woman’s hospital experience has opened some eyes to just how bad hospital food can be back home.