Tag: jargon

10
Jan
2010

Recent Food Neologisms

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…

31
Aug
2009

August Food Related Neologisms

A monthly look at new words and phrases about food. rito n. A clipping of burrito. “I just got out of a noise violation because the cop recognized my roommate as his favorite chipotle burrito roller. just another reason I…

31
Jul
2009

Foodie Jargon for July

A monthly look at new words and phrases about food. eatertain v. Kessler spends a lot of time meeting with (often anonymous) consultants who describe how they are trying to fashion products that offer what’s become known in the food…

01
Jul
2009

June Jargon

A monthly look at new words and phrases about food. chicken on a throne n. We are not made of stone, and we could not resist including a clip of America’s most surreal superstar, humbly demonstrating in his own kitchen…

31
May
2009

Foodie Lexicon, May ’09

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…

01
May
2009

Foodie Lexicon, April ’09

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…

31
Mar
2009

Foodie Lexicon, March ’09

A monthly look at new phrases about food.

28
Feb
2009

Foodie Jargon, Feb. ’09

meatza n. My friends once ate a pizza that was known in legend as “the meatza.” This pizza had no sauce, just 7 or 8 different meats piled quite high (estimated at about 4-5 inches). They then used the crust…

20
May
2008

More Food Neologisms

More jargon and recently coined food words and phrases from The Double Tongued Dictionary. God shot n.“The [espresso] machine is for people who like to fiddle—and not everyone wants to grind beans, pre-heat demitasses, tamp at just the right pressure,…

01
Apr
2008

More Food Words

Courtesy of The Double-Tongue Dictionary break beef v. phr. Every Friday, he picks up a carcass or two from Redwood Meat, then brings the meat back to the store and cuts it into rib-eyes, prime rib, filet mignon—just about every…

05
Feb
2008

Recent Food Neologisms

flossy adj. Most of the good Portland restaurants serve what is known as “flossy” food (for fresh, local, organic, sustainable, seasonable). Flossies are people who believe in these ideals and try to eat in that manner. foodshed n. the area…