Photo: Knock Knock
Like any socio-cultural subset (gamers, tweens), foodies speak their own language, and if you're looking to chow down with the haute-cuisine set, well, you've got to come up with something better than "tasty" or "awesome" to describe that savory, paper-thin slice of imported Italian bresaola that practically just melted on your tongue.
What better way to expand your culinary vocabulary than this set of Foodie Flashcards? After all, if flashcards could get you a passing grade in high school French, then surely they can help you to pass as a foodie at your next farmers-market-themed potluck.
There's more than a hint of irony here -- just take a look at the Fifties-style "Dick-and-Jane" artwork. And there's the question of whether anyone short of Alice Waters would ever use a term like "mouthfeel" in actual conversation. (Well, ok, maybe Kristine Hansen, our wine critic.)