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Foodie Words That Leave Us Tongue-Tied

From gnocchi to pho, commonly misprounced words

(Newser) - Reacting to news that the Olive Garden and its tough-to-say specialties might be opening up overseas, the Chicago Tribune presents its top 10 mispronounced foodie words:
  • Bruschetta: Say broo-SKEH-tah, get the grilled-bread appetizer.
  • Gnocchi: the dumpling-like noodles are pronounced NYOH-kee.
  • Gyro: YEER-oh is how the Greeks order the pita-enveloped sandwich.
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Cured for What Ails You

Chefs, diners can't get enough of salty beef and pork salumi

(Newser) - Move over, fancy cheese, there's a new kid in town. Cured meat—salumi is the catchall term—is the latest foodie obsession, JJ Goode writes in Details. Salumi ranges from the familiar—think salami and prosciutto—to the more obscure like bresaola, cured beef made by artisans who "rub... More »

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