02/12/2014 06:58 am ET Updated Feb 12, 2014

20 Pieces Of Advice Every Foodie Needs To Hear

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There's a lot of foodie hate in the world. If you google "annoying foodies," you'll come across pages and pages of people who vehemently attack this modern day food lover, from reputable publications too. (Think New York Times and The Atlantic.)

You know who they -- or you -- are. The foodie is the person whose only hobby is food; who thinks of nothing but food; who wears their love of food like a badge of honor; and who unfortunately sometimes thinks that makes them a little bit special. They forget that, well, everyone else in the word knows about food too because we all have to eat.

But we're not here to attack our fellow food lovers -- no matter how annoying some of them can be. Because while the label foodie does make our skin crawl, underneath it all, it's about a love of food. And that's all we care about. What we do want to discuss today are a few pieces of advice we think every stereotypical, self-proclaimed foodie could benefit from in the hopes that we can all get along.

If you're the food geek who is a little too trigger happy in front of your plate of foie gras, read on. This list is for you.

Advice For Foodies List

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