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Examples of foodie in a Sentence
The restaurant is very popular among foodies.
Recent Examples of foodie from the Web
Belfre Kitchen Touted for its New American Cuisine, Belfre Kitchen is one of the newer destinations for foodies.
More than 1,500 foodies swarmed Campus Martius to savor small bites and wines from dozens of metro Detroit's finest chefs at the Detroit Free Press Food
Hundreds of foodies packed the Astorian for the event that celebrates Asian food and culture.
Similarly, hawker stalls are where foodies go to pay homage to local cuisine.
In the Majors, players make more money, obviously, but the biggest challenge to being a ballplayer-foodie is time.
Hawkers, despite the respect afforded them by local foodies and visitors alike, do not live the glamorous lives of fine-dining chefs.
The Chando’s brand was started seven years ago when Madrigal started a modest taco stand on Arden Way, which quickly attracted the attention of local foodies.
And winner winner, chicken dinner: Purdue University takes the cake as the best college for foodies in Indiana.
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Did You Know?
Foodie is a relatively recent addition to our language (dating from the early 1980s), but it derives from a much older word, food, which has been with us for as long as there has been anything that could be called English. Food can be traced back through Middle English to the Old English form fōda, which is itself related to Old High German fuotar, meaning "food" or "fodder," and Latin panis, meaning "bread." Panis is the source for empanada (a turnover with a sweet or savory filling), panatela (a type of cigar), panettone (a kind of bread containing raisins and candied fruit), and pantry (a room used for the storage of provisions).
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