Case Khor

Steve Alibini on why “foodie culture” sucks

Your disdain for the term “foodie” is well documented. Is it the cutesiness of the word itself that bothers you, or the smugness it represents?

It distinguishes the foodie as special because he eats well, and that’s a shitty metric. […] But the cute aspect being tied by association with that waste and class makes it particularly repellent.