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Food Speaks in Many Tongues

Food Speaks in Many Tongues

| August 27, 2012 | 13 Comments

Porridge Head! Sweetie-Pie. Adaptable Tomato. Every language uses descriptive food phrases as insults, endearments, warnings and advice. Here is a smorgasbord of food metaphors and idioms in 17 languages including French, ASL, Danish, Chinese, German, Spanish, Turkish, Hebrew, Italian and Arabic.

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Check, Please! Bay Area: Lovejoy’s Tea Room, Don Pico’s, Saha (Season 6)

Check, Please! Bay Area: Lovejoy’s Tea Room, Don Pico’s, Saha (Season 6)

| July 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Check, Please! Bay Area Season 6 premiere airs Thursday July 7 at 7:30 on KQED TV 9. You can watch the episode online, get restaurant info, read reviews, get recipes from the restaurants and learn wine tips from the host, Leslie Sbrocco.

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