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10 January, 2010

Recent Food Neologisms

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0 A look at some of the new words and phrases about food. Foodoir n. A memoir that includes recipes or that is focused on food, meals, or cooking. [Blend of food and memoir.] Whole Foods Republicans n. “Independent-minded voters who embrace a progressive lifestyle but not progressive politics. These highly-educated individuals appreciate diversity and
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31 May, 2009

Foodie Lexicon, May ’09

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0 bogo acronym In the retail industry that stands for Buy One Get One. “Unfortunately, the bogo deals tend to favor families with more mouths to feed than ours. What am I going to do with a second ham?” bet dieting pp. Betting money on losing weight, particularly where the money goes to a charity
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1 May, 2009

Foodie Lexicon, April ’09

Foodie Lexicon, April ’09
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0 A monthly look at new words and phrases about food. Citrus Fruit Conspiracy n. A theory proposed by an Iranian official to explain how Israeli citrus fruit were (illegally) imported into Iran. “The media showcased the contraband citrus, the warehouses where it was stored were shut down, and the authorities pledged to bring to
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8 December, 2008

More Food-related Neologisms

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0 post-off pricing n. Washington state requires producers and distributors to post their pricing to a central database maintained by the state’s liquor control board. When these producers and distributors post discounts, that is called “post-off pricing.” bliss point n. Faced with insistent demands to lower the salt, food companies employ three strategies. Strategy No.
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15 August, 2008

More New Food Words

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0 distavore n. To prove how wrong the farm-to-table movement is, I cooked a dinner purely of farm-to-airplane food. Nothing I made was grown within 3,000 miles of where I live in Los Angeles.…My distavore meal was more a smorgasbord than a smart fusion of cultures, but I still ate the way only a very
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10 July, 2008

More Recent Food Neologisms

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0 “Family Meal,” “Haji Stove,” “Sad” Dumplings, & “Bathtub Cheese” family meal n.“I had arrived at 4 p.m. to experience a daily ritual that takes place in hundreds of restaurants across the city, and in thousands more across the country: family meal. Chanterelle was the last stop on a month-long, eight-venue culinary tour of Manhattan.
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