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sushi index

sushi index  n.— «There’s something called the sushi index.…The Americans are eating less fancy-fancy because they are screwed for the dollars.» —“Snapshots From Today’s Israel” by Mireille Silcoff National...

Regional Foods

Have you ever eaten a Benedictine sandwich? Or savored a juicy pork steak? What’s a favorite dish you grew up with that may be mystifying to someone from another part of the country? This is part of a complete episode.

meez

meez  n.— «Literally “put in place,” mise en place is the kitchen term for your set up, the gathering and preparation of all the tools and food you need to complete the task at hand; mise en place can refer to a cook’s organization on the...

foo-foo

foo-foo  adj.— «My brother John, ski instructor to Aspen vacationers, has a term for the town’s upscale restaurant food. He calls it “foo-foo food.” Although he appreciates fine cuisine, he’s just as happy with a burger and...

sausage boom

sausage boom  n.— «The absorbent pads and a double sausage boom skim what fuel oil contamination finds its way to the surface.» —“Cleanup OK may be near” by Bradford L. Miner Worcester Telegram &...

bistronomy

bistronomy  n.— «Francois Lemarie had an article in the same issue on the move of French cuisine from gastronomy through bistronomy to fooding and lists as Parisian bistronomic places: La Cerisaie, Le Temps au Temps, Fogon St-Julien, Le...

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