We're always hearing people these days describe themselves as foodies, but what actually constitutes a foodie? Well, that certainly does depend, but it seems a lot of people feel they meet the criteria.
A new survey finds that 74% of Americans believe they have a sophisticated palate, while 56% believe they are foodies. As for what makes people a foodie, 56% of people think it’s the willingness to try new foods, while 47% say it’s about wanting to learn about a food’s origin.
Other signs you’re a foodie include:
Being able to cook a quality meal (42%)
Having an awareness of what foods are in season (32%)
Knows how to pair cured meats with cheeses, wine and beer (30%)
Always have a restaurant you should try (24%)
Being able to pronounce difficult food names (19%)
Eating healthy (19%)
Having traveled to a country to try their food (17%)