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Food Names

Nobody Would Eat These Foods If We Called Them By Their Honest Names

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.01.2014 | Taste

Now we know why the name "foie gras" stuck.

28 Surprising Foods Named After Real People

Posted 08.22.2013 | Comedy

Fun facts of the day? Nachos were named after a real person. Granny Smith (as in, Granny Smith apples) actually existed and Kung Pao chicken was named...

WATCH: German Chocolate Cake Isn't German

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 08.22.2013 | Taste

Your world is about to be shaken.

17 Foods Named After Places

The Huffington Post | Nile Cappello | Posted 08.08.2013 | Taste

Travel the globe from your kitchen

Are Food Names Corrupting Our Children?

Mark C. Miller | Posted 02.12.2012 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

We don't ordinarily think of names of food setting bad examples for our children, but according to the National Food Messaging Foundation (NFMF), they do.

Why A 'Hot Dog' And Other Culinary Words Explained

Albert Jack | Posted 11.07.2011 | Books
Albert Jack

But there is also another way to learn about food history, one that is altogether more rewarding. For example, have you ever wondered what Julius Caesar had to do with your favorite salad? Or, who was Suzette, who lent her name to the best-selling crepe on the planet?

9 Of The Grossest-Sounding Food Names

Posted 06.12.2011 | Comedy

Few products must be more delicately named than food. Conjuring the wrong image could confuse potential customers, make them feel queasy, or even insu...