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n. Slang
One who eats enthusiastically or excessively.


informal a greedy person or a person who loves eating



n. Slang.
a person who eats food in large quantities or with great gusto; glutton.
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Zimmern and an expert panel of 26 celebrity chowhounds developed the list of nominees, which were then put to popular vote on Tablespoon.
com)-- Foodies, gourmets and chowhounds can now learn culinary words and phrases in seven languages.
We present a selection of the best the city has to offer to its chowhounds.
com--the once-undercyberground food-discussion forum professional food writers are now mostly like to lurk around for scoops--has long distinguished between Chowhounds, who "won't hesitate to go far, far out of their way" to avoid "ingesting anything undelicious," and foodies--who "lap up hype" and "eat what they're told" (chowhound.
In researching this piece, I created a thread on my favorite discussion board, Chowhound.
Only diet hucksters and true chowhounds would benefit from a world where the local McDonald's gave way to places serving 72-ounce steaks and burgers that reach toward the heavens like Manhattan skyscrapers.
You enlist a pro with his own cred in the kitchen - and that's just what General Mills did by bringing on James Beard award-winning television personality and chef Andrew Zimmern to head up a wide-ranging panel of celebrity chowhounds to develop the short list of nominees.
Savvy Navigator will take select groups on exhilarating journeys through areas known only to the most devoted chowhounds, wine enthusiasts, cultural critics and nightlife connoisseurs.
CHOW combines original editorial from the team that created CHOW Magazine with the passionate community of Chowhounds to create a different kind of food website for those who live to eat.
As recently as June 8, The New York Times featured several of CSR's farm and chef partners in an article, "As Skiers Depart Aspen, Chowhounds Take Their Place.
Combining original editorial from the creators of the critically acclaimed CHOW Magazine with the passionate discourse of the Chowhound community, CHOW provides a place for a new breed of food enthusiasts to share and grow their interests through recipes, features, how-to pieces, personality profiles restaurant reviews and more.
CHOW is an example of CNET Networks' ability to build robust interactive media properties and combine them with the category expertise and credibility of brands like CHOW and Chowhound," said Mike Tatum, general manager of lifestyle, CNET Networks.