Serious Eats: Talk
I hate the word foodie. I don’t get it. I understand the connotation and definition but why can’t it simply be: I like food, or cooking shows, or baking, etc. If you like to travel you are not a travelie. If you like shopping you are not a shoppie. If you like films you are not a filimie. If you like to read you are not a readie. You get the point. In the real world you simply say, “I like (insert interest here).”
Anyone else feel this way? I guess it just feels like a made up classification that is just unnecessary. Then again if you like foodie, are reading this and you enjoy the site you now shall be referred to as a “Serious Eatsie”.