gastronomy gastronomy  /ɡæ ˈstrɑ nə mi/


  1. (n) a particular style of cookery (as of a region)
  2. (n) the art and practice of choosing and preparing and eating good food

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  1. But more bartenders are applying the science of molecular gastronomy to the search for a better drink, mixing alcohol with such stuff as liquid nitrogen, alginates and chlorides.
  2. Grant Achatz, 34, is the Chicago wunderkind who runs one of the nation's most esteemed temples of molecular gastronomy, Alinea.
  3. He converses with one of the things that I love in gastronomy: the essence of the produce.


  1. New Company, The Pure Greek Olive, Brings Rustic Greek Olive Oil to the American Dinner Table

    CANTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Pure Greek Olive today announced the inauguration of its high quality, unadulterated gourmet olive oil to the U.S. market. Based in the Boston metro area, the company seeks to introduce a higher standard of olive oil to the American palate. In lieu of growing public awareness in healthy gastronomy, the Pure Greek Olive lives up to its namesake in providing the ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire

  2. Dad and daughter cook up scientific delights in kitchen lab

    On any given day you'll find the Tampa father-daughter duo at work on a molecular gastronomy project in their home kitchen.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Tampa Bay Times

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  1. "I thought it was a good idea to propose an award which is a celebration of (culinary) greatness in a larger sense, from the soul to the table," Lafond said. "It's not only a celebration of gastronomy and the art of food, it's also important...
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Jean-Daniel Lafond Source: Vancouver Sun

  2. He said: "He managed to really push up the standard of British cuisine. He was meticulous, a visionary, and he knew what gastronomy should be. There's no doubt that he had a huge, huge influence."
    on Jun 12, 2010 By: Raymond Blanc Source: Independent

  3. "Bahia is an important tourism destination for ethno-tourists and the African community, as it combines the historical and cultural sides to an impressive range of attractions, such as beaches, gastronomy, artistry and sports," explained...
    on Mar 14, 2008 By: Marta Suplicy Source: PR Newswire (press release)

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