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  • n. Plural form of gourmet.


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  • As caring about food has become inter - woven with caring about the environment, enjoying good food has lost some of the elitist, hedonistic taint that long barred gourmets from the ranks of the politically correct.

    Good-bye, Cryovac

  • While many so-called gourmets will turn up their noses at any cuisine that originates in the British Isles, the fact is the Brits are outdone by no one when it comes to preparing a good stew.


  • They were not what was then called gourmets, nor were they sophisticates.

    The Pour

  • Her aunt and uncle, who she calls "gourmets," were friendly with a German chef-entrepreneur, Joachim Splichal, owner of a restaurant group in Los Angeles.

    How Women Are Heating Up The Restaurant World

  • Will it stop for instance, the endangerment of the turtles who are dying out because the people in Preto Rica gather their eggs by the sacklful to sell to self-indulgent thoughtless "gourmets"?

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • I'm sure plenty of people who fancy themselves "gourmets" would turn up their noses at a place like this.


  • Inexpensive ethnic foods have always been suited to street vending, and urban gourmets have long made a fetish of seeking out the best bites in obscure places.

    A Food Movement on Wheels

  • Weighing our options, we decided to look beyond the beef and scout out some unusual new jerky — meat snacks for campers, gourmets and even seafood lovers (oh, and one novelty beef for good measure).

    Quirky Jerky

  • Just as there are gourmets in eating, there are also gourmets in defecation.

    Getting Godless

  • When conservative politicians attack iconoclastic cultural behaviours (like the food, the music, the cars …), it is a message to the electors: we are more like you, they are out of touch and probably just some snobs (not true gourmets …).

    Matthew Yglesias » The Brie Factor


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