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- Unlike the stuffy, overpriced hotel restaurants of yesteryear, the new dining options can stand up to the best epicurean eateries.
- With traditional shop-keeping, this Elgin institution has been a purveyor of fine wines, cheeses, meats, Mediterranean goodies, unusual breads and other epicurean delights for nearly a century.
- She advised that I take a stroll into the centre of town where such epicurean delights as sausage suppers lathered in curry sauce were to be had.
- I have to admit to a certain amount of epicurean bigotry here.
- But over the past decade the best chefs haven't been content to build a single epicurean temple.
- The International Arts Festival has only just finished when lo and behold, the Crab Festival is upon us - a day of feasting on delicious crabs claws, crab sandwiches and crabs cooked in all manner of epicurean delight.
- It turns out that the world abounds in ideas for one-shot Epicurean breakfasts - the wedge of pate, the smoked duck breast, the tureen of menudo, the brace of marrow bones.
- Napoleon was a gourmet with several famous dishes attributed to his chef, and his countrymen spend a great deal of time and energy holing up for winter with a larder of epicurean proportions.
- Take a break from gorp and beef jerky and make lunch on a day hike an epicurean feast.
- A moment in heaven is infinitely pleasurable, so even if heaven lasts no longer than that, that moment outweighs a lifetime of Epicurean pleasures.
- Thanks to my dear mum my pantry and freezer is stocked with a litany of epicurean failures.
- To forgo the leisured lifestyle, to abstain from epicurean pleasures of over-indulgence, is no mean task.
- Bored and whimsical, he indulges an idle, faintly epicurean interest in a beautiful boy sporting on the beach; then he is transfigured by epiphanic agony as the older man falls in love with the younger.
- It asserted that epicurean delights come from God, as do the gifts of wisdom, knowledge, and joy.
- It was an extraordinary breach of European epicurean etiquette that could not be allowed to go unchallenged.
- For me, one of the most satisfying Epicurean experiences was the Bengali wedding feast - a lavish affair where everything served between the appetiser and the dessert delights the palate and all harmonise into a mouth-watering meal.
- And in the last decade, Sweden's pioneering and inventive cuisine has placed it among the world's top epicurean destinations.
- I don't consider one order of calamari and two glasses of water between two people in a German restaurant very epicurean.
- In this age of dietary obsessions and national guilt about fat, the joy of eating and the quirks of the palate are seldom discussed, a dirty little epicurean secret.
- While following this epicurean lifestyle, the people fail to nurture their inner self and land themselves in trouble.
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