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: The Dictionary of Modern Gastronomy demystifies the most fascinating new food words to emerge from today’s professional kitchens, food science laboratories, pop culture, the Internet, and more.
With 100 definitions, illustrations, and fun food facts 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. Eatymology is the perfect gift for everyone from foodiots to brocavores.
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  • Eatymology in the New York Times

    I was recently quoted (and Eatymology got a mention too) in Julia Moskin’s New York Times article on piecaken, hangry, and other new......

  • Eatymology on NPR

    Eatymology was recently featured on NPR’s Weekend Edition. I spoke with host Rachel Martin about the proliferation of new and unusual food words...

  • Eatymology Launches Today!

    My new book, Eatymology: The Dictionary of Modern Gastronomy, officially launches today! You can buy it now on or from your favorite......

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