Grub Street discussed phrases and words used to describe food that are simply overused, overwrought or just plain annoying. Whether tired or simply inappropriate, they have an alphabetical list of words that they are calling the "official list of verboten words and phrases." See if one of your least favorites is on the list. A few of my least favorite words that made the list: approachable, delectable, mouthfeel and luscious.
What about you: what's your least favorite food descriptor?Related: Food for Thinkers: Food Writing From a New Perspective (Image: Megan Gordon)