Rescuing “Foodie” From Its Snooty Reputation

The term “foodie” is so generally retch-inducing that it regularly starts flame wars at blogs like Serious Eats, and, despite having lots of friends and family members who are great cooks, I don’t know a single person who would dare label their hobby or themselves with the simple, but loaded, term.  Okay, I can think of one person, but truth be told, he’s kind of an irritating elitist who does things like sigh if you serve him bottled salad dressing. Continue reading