epicure


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a person devoted to pleasure and luxury

Synonyms for epicure

a person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink)

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Then they began to pass around the dusky, piquant, Arlesian sausages, and lobsters in their dazzling red cuirasses, prawns of large size and brilliant color, the echinus with its prickly outside and dainty morsel within, the clovis, esteemed by the epicures of the South as more than rivalling the exquisite flavor of the oyster, -- all the delicacies, in fact, that are cast up by the wash of waters on the sandy beach, and styled by the grateful fishermen "fruits of the sea.
After a hearty repast, relished with an appetite unknown to city epicures, they stretched themselves upon their couches of skins, and under the starry canopy of heaven, enjoyed the sound and sweet sleep of hardy and well-fed mountaineers.
Granted,' I replied, 'but a more humane, gentlemanly and amiable set of epicures do not probably exist in the Pacific.
Jones affirmed to be an admirable resemblance of a great favorite of the epicures in that country, which bore the title of “lake-fish,” and doubtless the assertion was true; for, although intended to answer the purposes of a weathercock, the fish was observed invariably to look with a longing eye in the direction of the beautiful sheet of water that lay imbedded in the mountains of Templeton.
I even went so far as to humor some of his less reprehensible propensities; and there were times when I found myself lauding his wicked jokes, as epicures do mustard, with tears in my eyes: -- so profoundly did it grieve me to hear his evil talk.
The least developed of all in Tarzan was the sense of taste, for he could eat luscious fruits, or raw flesh, long buried with almost equal appreciation; but in that he differed but slightly from more civilized epicures.
His thin, little body had grown steadily thinner since he had come among the apes, for while, as a young cannibal, he was not overnice in the matter of diet, he found it not always to his taste to stomach the weird things which tickled the palates of epicures among the apes.
Recollection of the best ordained banquets will scarcely cheer sick epicures.
May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Dacor(R), market leader in luxury kitchen appliance design, manufacturing and distribution, announced the launch of the Epicure Outdoor Refrigerator to complement the brand's growing collection of high-performing outdoor appliances.
The Epicure Menu Board product line includes The Epicure Menu Board product line includes the newly introduced 'MyPlate Today' Dry Erase Menu Boards, MyPlate Dry Erase Menu Board, using transparent reusable labels, MyPlate Dry Erase Boards with Magnetic Strips and Magnet Blocks, MyPlate Dry Erase Boards with Colored Frames, MyPlate Dry Erase Boards on Wheels, MyPlate Front of Line Dry Erase Boards with suction cups and free-standing models, Smart Snacks A-La-Carte Dry Erase Boards and digital menu boards.
As an option, school food services can apply to each Epicure My Plate Dry Erase Menu Board, transparent reusable labels for each MyPlate food group (Protein, Grains, Fruits, Vegetables, and Dairy).
However, the champion jockey got it wrong in the novice hurdle when riding Pipe's Delaware, as he had to settle for second spot behind stable-mate Epicure, under Gerry Supple.
The high-performing Epicure Outdoor Grills offer precision performance, packaged in a sleekly designed stainless steel casing that can be custom-built into a patio or outdoor kitchen, or easily secured to a matching stainless steel grill cart for unrestricted outdoor entertaining.
com)-- Epicure Digital, a leader in MyPlate signage solutions for K12 schools presents it's line of creative and effective signage solutions for K12 schools to help opening the coming new school year with a new healthier look of food served in school campuses, to encourage kids to make healthier food choices in school lunchrooms and increase meal participation, part of the '3 Ways to Encourage Kids to Make Healthier Food Choices in School Lunchrooms' move initiated by the 'Smarter Lunchroom Movement' .
March 7 /PRNewswire/ -- SheerBliss(TM), an ultra super premium gourmet ice cream packed in a decorative beige can, has added Epicure Market in Miami Beach, Florida to its list of high-end food stores, according to Gary A.