gastronome gastronome

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink)

Usage(s):

  1. Whether or not you're a gastronome, reading about Rome's bountiful organic markets and the hearty hot dogs of Santiago, Chile, will surprise and delight you.
  2. Compared to men of other nations your Frenchman is a born gastronome.
  3. A gastronome once claimed that to eat well in England one should have breakfast three times a day.

News

  1. Covering Litchfield County, Connecticut

    Famously a lover of cheese, the French gastronome Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, author of The Physiology of Taste, said, “A dessert without cheese is like a beautiful woman with only one eye.”
    on August 16, 2013     Source: Litchfield County Times

  2. Cheese as sexy as Manolo Blahniks? Arethusa Farm of Litchfield wins awards

    Famously a lover of cheese, the French gastronome Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, author of The Physiology of Taste, said, “A dessert without cheese is like a beautiful woman with only one eye.”
    on August 14, 2013     Source: The Register Citizen

Quotes

  • Giles Coren, who voted for the book, said: "It really makes you want to eat meat. The only disappointing thing is that it has recipes for sheep's testicles, but not rooster's testicles, which as every gastronome knows are the tastiest testicles of...
    on Jul 27, 2005 By: Giles Coren Source: Times Online

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