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Eatymology : The Dictionary of Modern Gastronomy (Hardcover) (Josh Friedland)
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Do you like your garlic Goodfellas thin? Have you ever been part of a carrotmob? Why are bartenders fat washing their spirits (and what does that even mean?)
Eatymology demystifies the most fascinating new food words to emerge from today's professional kitchens, food science laboratories, pop culture, the Web, and more. With 100 definitions, illustrations, and fun food facts and statistics on everything from bistronomy to wine raves, Eatymology shows you why it's absolutely imperative to adopt a coffee name and what it means to be gastrosexual, and is the perfect gift for everyone from foodiots to brocavores.